Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance Parts 1 and 2 2.1 (SESA)
About this Course
In this hands-on course, you will learn to install, configure, operate, and maintain the C-Series. You will receive in-depth instruction on the most commonly used product features with an emphasis on administration best practices for configuration and operation including clustering, management of email through Cisco Email Security Appliances, configuration of access control policies to eliminate threats at the perimeter, as well as the creation and application of Data Loss Prevention (DLP) polices. You will see how Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) integrates with Email Security Appliance and you will learn how to configure Cisco Email Security Appliances to detect and handle unwanted spam and viruses. You will cover message tracking and reporting to document email traffic trends on the C-Series. You will also learn the fundamental concepts of tracking, reporting, and quarantining on the M-Series. This is formally an IronPort email and web security gateway and management products, currently referred to as Cisco Email Security and Cisco Web Security.
Primary audience for this course are:
- Enterprise messaging managers and system administrators
- Email system designers and architects
- Network managers responsible for messaging implementation
At Course Completion
Upon course completion, students will be able to:
- Integrate with a directory server via LDAP
- Use message filters to redirect and modify messages
- How web reputation filters are used to control SPAM
- Integration AMP with Email Security Appliance
- Safely deploy and debug message filters
- Configure TLS and Guaranteed Secure Delivery
- Authenticate email with SPF, SIDF and DMARC
- How to manage high volume of emails
- Configure ESA cluster for central administration
Before attending this course, students should have the following knowledge or experience:
- A moderate knowledge of TCP / IP fundamentals, including IP addressing and sub-netting, static IP routing and DNS.
- Experience with Internet-based messaging, including SMTP, Internet message formats, and MIME message format.
- Familiarity with command line interface (CLI) and graphical user interface (GUI).
- Previous experience with email security would be helpful.
- 1. Reviewing the Cisco Email Security Appliance
- 2. Administering the Cisco Email Security Appliance
- 3. Controlling Sender and Recipient Domains
- 4. Controlling Spam with Cisco SensorBase and Antispam
- 5. Using Antivirus, Advanced Malware Protection, and Virus Outbreak Filters
- 6. Using Mail Policies
- 7. Using Content Filters
- 8. Preventing Data Loss
- 9. Using LDAP
- 10. Using Authentication and Encryption
- 11. Using Message Filters
- 12. Using System Quarantines and Delivery Methods
- 13. Understanding Clustering
- 14. Troubleshooting