SESA - Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance Parts 1 and 2 2.1

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Description

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.

Audience

  • Enterprise messaging managers and system administrators
  • Email system designers and architects
  • Network managers responsible for messaging implementation

Prerequisites

  • Basic computer literacy, including the use of general office software such as Microsoft Office
  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation and keyboard proficiency skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills, including use of a browser and search tools
  • Basic email usage skills
  • Moderate knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Experience with Internet-based messaging, including SMTP, Internet message formats, and MIME message formats

Learning Objectives

  • 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

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