This is a self-study technical course that is designed for senior engineers and IT professionals. It shows you how to deploy and use Cisco® Email Security Appliance to establish protection for your email systems against phishing, business email compromise, and ransomware, and to help streamline email security policy management. This hands-on course provides you with the knowledge and skills to implement, troubleshoot, and administer Cisco Email Security Appliance, including key capabilities such as advanced malware protection, spam blocking, anti-virus protection, outbreak filtering, encryption, quarantines, and data loss prevention.
This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (300-720 SESA), which leads to CCNP® Security and the Certified Specialist - Email Content Security certifications. The exam will be available beginning February 24, 2020.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Describe and administer the Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA)
- Control sender and recipient domains
- Control spam with Talos SenderBase and anti-spam
- Use anti-virus and outbreak filters
- Use mail policies
- Use content filters
- Use message filters to enforce email policies
- Prevent data loss
- Perform LDAP queries
- Authenticate Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) sessions
- Authenticate email
- Encrypt email
- Use system quarantines and delivery methods
- Perform centralized management using clusters
- Test and troubleshoot
This Cisco self-paced course is designed to be as effective as classroom training. Course content is presented in easilyconsumable segments via both Instructor Video and text. Interactivity is enabled through Discovery labs, content review questions, and graded Challenge labs and tests. This makes the learning experience hands-on, increasing course effectiveness, and provides students direct feedback on how well they have mastered the material. And gamification features are built in, including earning badges and a leaderboard, to encourage better performance.