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Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v2.1 - (SWSA)

Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v2.1 - (SWSA) Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

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Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance course containing hands-on labs, demos, and presentations, you will learn to install, configure, operate, and maintain the S-Series web security appliances. You will focus on HTTP and HTTPS proxy services, L4 traffic monitoring, authentication and web access control, URL filtering, anti-malware filtering, troubleshooting S-Series configuration issues, and S-Series deployment. You will also see how the WSA is used in a SAAS scenario (Security-As-A-Service) and how Cisco WSA can inspect HTTPS traffic. Hands-on labs provide you with a safe environment to experiment with malware and attempt configurations that might not be appropriate for a production network.

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Intended Audience for this Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v2.1 - (SWSA) Course

  • » Security architects and system designers
  • » Network administrators and operations engineers
  • » Network or security managers responsible for web security

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Course Prerequisites for Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v2.1 - (SWSA)

  • » Knowledge of TCP/IP services, including DNS, SSH, FTP, SNMP, HTTP, and HTTPS
  • » Familiarity with IP routing

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Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v2.1 - (SWSA) Course Objectives

  • » HTTP and HTTPS proxy services L4 traffic monitoring
  • » Authentication and web access control
  • » URL filtering anti-malware filtering
  • » Anti-malware filtering using reputation, anti-virus and anti-phishing
  • » Troubleshoot S-Series configuration issues
  • » S-Series deployment

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Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v2.1 - (SWSA) Course Outline

      1. Reviewing the System
      2. Installing and Verifying the Cisco Web Security Appliance
      3. Configuring Virtual Web Security Appliance Connector to Cisco Cloud Web Security
      4. Deploying Proxy Services
      5. Utilizing Authentication
      6. Configuring Policies
      7. Enforcing Acceptable Use with URL Categories
      8. Enforcing Acceptable Use: Advanced Topics with Application Visibility and Controls
      9. Using Cisco WSA for Security-as-a-Service (SaaS)
      10. Defending Against Malware with Reputation score and antimalware scanning
      11. Configuring Data Security to prevent Data Loss
      12. Describing Cisco Cloud Web Security including Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
      13. Performing Administration and Troubleshooting
      14. Lab
        1. Access the Cisco Remote Lab
        2. Installing and Verifying the Cisco Web Security Appliance
        3. Deploying Proxy Services
        4. Utilizing Authentication
        5. Configuring Cisco WSA Policies
        6. Enforcing Acceptable Use
        7. Enforcing Acceptable Use: Advanced Topics
        8. Defending Against Malware
        9. Configuring Data Security
        10. Describing Cisco Cloud Web Security
        11. Performing Administration and Troubleshooting

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Do you have the right background for Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v2.1 - (SWSA)?

Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

Bio:

William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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