Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA) 2.1

Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA) 2.1

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Technology : Cisco Security

Duration : 2 Days Course

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  • Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA) 2.1

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    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.

    • Describe the Cisco WSA in Detail
    • Install and Verify the Cisco WSA in various deployment scenarios
    • Deploy WSA Proxy Services
    • Utilize WSA Authentication
    • Configure WSA Policies
    • Enforce Acceptable Use
    • Defend Against Malware
    • Configure Data Security Features
    • Describe and Set Up Cisco Cloud Web Security
    • Use Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
    • Perform Administration and Troubleshooting of Cisco WSAs


    • Module 0: Introduction
    • Module 1: Reviewing the System
    • Module 2: Installing & Verifying the Cisco WSA
    • 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: Cisco Cloud Web Security
    • Module 12: Using Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
    • Module 13: Performing Administration & Troubleshooting

    Target Audience

    • Security Architects & System Designers
    • Network Administrators & Operations Engineers
    • Network or Security Managers responsible for Web Security
    • Cisco WSA Customers
    • Cisco Channel Partners
    • Cisco Channel Partner Field Engineers preparing for the Web Security Field Engineer (WSFE) Exam
    • Employees


    Attendees should possess the following background knowledge and skills:

    • 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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