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SWSA: Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance

This comprehensive two-day hands-on training course prepares students to install, configure, operate and maintain the Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA). The course also covers how to configure and deploy Cisco Web Security solutions.

Course Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

Be prepared to evaluate, install, configure, and administer tasks of a Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA) in SMB and enterprise installations.

Course Content

  • Module 1: Reviewing the System
  • Module 2: Installing and Verifying the Cisco Web Security Appliance
  • Module 3: Configuring Virtual Web Security Appliance Connector to Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Module 4: Deploying Proxy Services
  • Module 5: Utilizing Authentication
  • Module 6: Configuring Policies
  • Module 7: Enforcing Acceptable Use
  • Module 8: Enforcing Acceptable Use: Advanced Topics
  • Module 9: Defending Against Malware
  • Module 10: Configuring Data Security
  • Module 11: Describing Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Module 12: Using Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Module 13: Performing Administration and Troubleshooting

Lab Details

  • Lab 1: Access the Cisco Remote Lab
  • Lab 2: Installing and Verifying the Cisco Web Security Appliance
  • Lab 3: Deploying Proxy Services
  • Lab 4: Utilizing Authentication
  • Lab 5: Configuring Cisco WSA Policies
  • Lab 6: Enforcing Acceptable Use
  • Lab 7: Enforcing Acceptable Use—Advanced Topics
  • Lab 8: Defending Against Malware
  • Lab 9: Configuring Data Security
  • Lab 10: Describing Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Lab 11: Performing Administration and Troubleshooting

Target Audience

  • Security Architects & System designers
  • Network Administrators and Operations Engineers
  • Network or Security Managers responsible for Network Security

Course Duration

2 days

Suggested Pre-requisites

The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation and keyboard proficiency skills
  • Internet usage skills, including use of a browser and search tools
  • TCP/IP services, including DNS, SSH, FTP, SNMP, HTTP, and HTTPS, is assumed
  • Experience with IP routing is assumed

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