Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA v3.0)

Price
$1,995.00 USD

Duration
2 Days

Cisco Learning Credit (CLC) Eligible

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

The Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA) v3.0 course shows you how to implement, use, and maintain Cisco® Web Security Appliance (WSA), powered by Cisco Talos, to provide advanced protection for business email and control against web security threats. Through a combination of expert instruction and hands-on practice, you’ll learn how to deploy proxy services, use authentication, implement policies to control HTTPS traffic and access, implement use control settings and policies, use the solution’s anti-malware features, implement data security and data loss prevention, perform administration of Cisco WSA solution, and more.

Course Objectives

  • Describe Cisco WSA
  • Deploy proxy services
  • Utilize authentication
  • Describe decryption policies to control HTTPS traffic
  • Understand differentiated traffic access policies and identification profiles
  • Enforce acceptable use control settings
  • Defend against malware
  • Describe data security and data loss prevention
  • Perform administration and troubleshooting
  • Who Should Attend?

    • Security architects
    • System designers
    • Network administrators
    • Operations engineers
    • Network managers, network or security technicians, and security engineers and managers responsible for web security
    • Cisco integrators and partners
    • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
    • Authorized content: We maintain more than 35 Authorized Training Partnerships with the top players in tech, ensuring your course materials contain the most relevant and up-to date information.
    • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
    • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
    • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
    • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

    Course Prerequisites

    To fully benefit from this course, you should have knowledge of these topics:
    • TCP/IP services, including Domain Name System (DNS), Secure Shell (SSH), FTP, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), HTTP, and HTTPS
    • IP routing
    • Cisco certification (CCENT certification or higher)
    • Relevant industry certification [International Information System Security Certification Consortium ((ISC)2), Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+, International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), ISACA]
    • Cisco Networking Academy letter of completion (CCNA® 1 and CCNA 2)
    • Windows expertise: Microsoft [Microsoft Specialist, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)], CompTIA (A+, Network+, Server+)

    Agenda

    1 - Describing Cisco WSA

    • Technology Use Case
    • Cisco WSA Solution
    • Cisco WSA Features
    • Cisco WSA Architecture
    • Proxy Service
    • Integrated Layer 4 Traffic Monitor
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Cisco Cognitive Intelligence
    • Management Tools
    • Cisco Advanced Web Security Reporting (AWSR) and Third-Party Integration
    • Cisco Content Security Management Appliance (SMA)

    2 - Deploying Proxy Services

    • Explicit Forward Mode vs. Transparent Mode
    • Transparent Mode Traffic Redirection
    • Web Cache Control Protocol
    • Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP) Upstream and Downstream Flow
    • Proxy Bypass
    • Proxy Caching
    • Proxy Auto-Config (PAC) Files
    • FTP Proxy
    • Socket Secure (SOCKS) Proxy
    • Proxy Access Log and HTTP Headers
    • Customizing Error Notifications with End User Notification (EUN) Pages

    3 - Utilizing Authentication

    • Authentication Protocols
    • Authentication Realms
    • Tracking User Credentials
    • Explicit (Forward) and Transparent Proxy Mode
    • Bypassing Authentication with Problematic Agents
    • Reporting and Authentication
    • Re-Authentication
    • FTP Proxy Authentication
    • Troubleshooting Joining Domains and Test Authentication
    • Integration with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

    4 - Creating Decryption Policies to Control HTTPS Traffic

    • Transport Layer Security (TLS)/Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Inspection Overview
    • Certificate Overview
    • Overview of HTTPS Decryption Policies
    • Activating HTTPS Proxy Function
    • Access Control List (ACL) Tags for HTTPS Inspection
    • Access Log Examples

    5 - Understanding Differentiated Traffic Access Policies and Identification Profiles

    • Overview of Access Policies
    • Access Policy Groups
    • Overview of Identification Profiles
    • Identification Profiles and Authentication
    • Access Policy and Identification Profiles Processing Order
    • Other Policy Types
    • Access Log Examples
    • ACL Decision Tags and Policy Groups
    • Enforcing Time-Based and Traffic Volume Acceptable Use Policies, and End User Notifications

    6 - Defending Against Malware

    • Web Reputation Filters
    • Anti-Malware Scanning
    • Scanning Outbound Traffic
    • Anti-Malware and Reputation in Policies
    • File Reputation Filtering and File Analysis
    • Cisco Advanced Malware Protection
    • File Reputation and Analysis Features
    • Integration with Cisco Cognitive Intelligence

    7 - Enforcing Acceptable Use Control Settings

    • Controlling Web Usage
    • URL Filtering
    • URL Category Solutions
    • Dynamic Content Analysis Engine
    • Web Application Visibility and Control
    • Enforcing Media Bandwidth Limits
    • Software as a Service (SaaS) Access Control
    • Filtering Adult Content

    8 - Data Security and Data Loss Prevention

    • Data Security
    • Cisco Data Security Solution
    • Data Security Policy Definitions
    • Data Security Logs

    9 - Performing Administration and Troubleshooting

    • Monitor the Cisco Web Security Appliance
    • Cisco WSA Reports
    • Monitoring System Activity Through Logs
    • System Administration Tasks
    • Troubleshooting
    • Command Line Interface

    10 - References

    • Comparing Cisco WSA Models
    • Comparing Cisco SMA Models
    • Overview of Connect, Install, and Configure
    • Deploying the Cisco Web Security Appliance Open Virtualization Format (OVF) Template
    • Mapping Cisco Web Security Appliance Virtual Machine (VM) Ports to Correct Networks
    • Connecting to the Cisco Web Security Virtual Appliance
    • Enabling Layer 4 Traffic Monitor (L4TM)
    • Accessing and Running the System Setup Wizard
    • Reconnecting to the Cisco Web Security Appliance
    • High Availability Overview
    • Hardware Redundancy
    • Introducing Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP)
    • Configuring Failover Groups for High Availability
    • Feature Comparison Across Traffic Redirection Options
    • Architecture Scenarios When Deploying Cisco AnyConnect® Secure Mobility

    11 - Lab Outline

    • Configure the Cisco Web Security Appliance
    • Deploy Proxy Services
    • Configure Proxy Authentication
    • Configure HTTPS Inspection
    • Create and Enforce a Time/Date-Based Acceptable Use Policy
    • Configure Advanced Malware Protection
    • Configure Referrer Header Exceptions
    • Utilize Third-Party Security Feeds and MS Office 365 External Feed
    • Validate an Intermediate Certificate
    • View Reporting Services and Web Tracking
    • Perform Centralized Cisco AsyncOS Software Upgrade Using Cisco SMA
     

    Upcoming Class Dates and Times

    Mar 11, 12, 13
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    ENROLL $1,995.00 USD
     



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