Cisco Stealthwatch Tuning (SWAT)

Cisco Stealthwatch Tuning is a two-day course which provides resources to make the configuration and use of the Cisco Stealthwatch System manageable. The course builds on the content introduced in the Cisco Stealthwatch for Security Operations, Cisco Stealtwatch for Network Operations and Cisco Stealthwatch for System Administrators courses.

Retail Price: $3,200.00

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Course Days: 2

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Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:   

  • Describe how the Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise system provides network visibility through monitoring and detection.
  • Define tuning and how it helps the Stealthwatch system create actionable alarms.
  • Use the stages of the tuning process to identify workflows and best practices to operationalize Stealthwatch



The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Cisco Stealthwatch for Security Operations
  • Cisco Stealthwatch for Network Operations
  • Stealthwatch Foundation
Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Individuals who are responsible for tuning the Stealthwatch System, creating and maintaining policies, monitoring traffic, and obtaining and responding to actionable alarm.


Module One

  • Course Introduction 
  • Cisco Stealthwatch Tuning Course Overview
  • The Purpose of Tuning
  • Understanding Security Events and Alarms
  • Defining Stealthwatch Policies

Module Two

  • Posture the System
  • Host Locks and Custom Security Events
  • Response Management
  • Tiered Alarms
  • Culminating Scenario: Tuning
  • Tuning Best Practices in Stealthwatch
  • Cisco Stealthwatch Tuning Course Outcomes
  • Course Conclusion

Lab Outline

  • Classify Public and Private IP Addresses
  • Trusted Internet Hosts
  • Classify Undefined Services and Applications
  • Classify Network Scanners with the SMC Web UI
  • Reclassify IPs to Reduce Noise
  • Edit Role Policy
  • Host Locks and Custom Security Events
  • Create a Dashboard


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