The Managing Enterprise Security with Cisco Security Manager (SSECMGT)

The Managing Enterprise Security with Cisco Security Manager (SSECMGT) class is a 5 day class that is presented by Cisco training partners to their end customers. Channel Partners nationwide hire proven AMS Subject Matter Expert Cisco Certified Systems Instructors (CCSI’s) to teach on-site or on-line classes.

This class provides network security engineers with the knowledge and skills that are needed to configure and deploy Cisco Security Manager. The class also provides an overview of network security technologies, and includes case studies that are useful for deployment scenarios. Training on this core management system is a vital part of any Security Operations Center and any type of organization where device policies must be consistent.

To fully benefit from this course, it is recommended that you have the following prerequisite skills and knowledge
• CCNP Security certification
• CCNP-level understanding of networking and routing
• Understanding of different VPN technologies (such as DMVPN, GET VPN, and SSL VPN)
• At least six months of practical experience configuring Cisco Security products
• Familiarity with implementing network security policies and with the following networking components and concepts:
o Security technologies: NAT, PAT, ASA, VPN, IPS, ACS, MARS (optional), IOS integrated router and switch security, and security management software
o Security protocols: AAA, IPsec, IKE, and various tunneling protocols
o Application protocols: HTTP, HTTPS, ICMP, SSH, SSL, NTP, FTP, TFTP, DNS, etc.
Target Audience
• Anyone interested in managing policy consistency
• Customers managing multiple Cisco security devices
• Network security engineers working in the enterprise sector

Course Objectives
• CSM overview and real-world deployment scenarios
• Managing devices in CSM
• Policy inheritance and policy sharing features in CSM
• Creating and managing policies
• Using and managing objects in CSM
• Using Map view to link maps and create a drill-down action map
• Using Map view and the Cisco AnyConnect client to create site-to-site VPNs and remote access VPNs, including SSL VPNs
• Firewall services and objects that are used to manage firewall-related policies
• Configuring platform policies on firewall devices
• Configuring platform-specific services and policies on Cisco IPS sensors and Cisco IOS IPS devices, Cisco IOS routers, Catalyst 6500 Series switches, and Cisco 7600 Series routers
• Tight integration and cross-launch functionality of the Cisco MARS to CSM using an IPS event
• Best use of FlexConfig features
• Managing deployments and configuration changes using Workflow and Non-Workflow mode
• Viewing e-mails that management will review and take action on
• Monitoring, troubleshooting, and diagnostic tools available in CSM
• CSM 4.0 license changes
• BOTNET and Global Correlation configuration support for Cisco ASA and IPS devices
• Configuring SSL VPNs in CSM using AnyConnect 3.0 and CSD 3.5

Course Outline
1. CSM Overview

2. Using CSM
• Installation Procedure
• Working with the User Interface
• New Features of 4.0

3. Managing Devices
• Preparing the Devices for CSM
• Device View
• Adding Devices to CSM Inventory
• Working with Devices with Dynamically Assigned IP Addresses
• Device Properties, Credentials, and Grouping
• On-Demand, Out-of-Band Change Detection

4. Managing Policies
• Policies Overview
• Managing Policies in Device View
• Managing Shared Policies in Policy View
• Interface Roles
• Advanced Policy Features
• Policy Locking
• Discovering Policies

5. Managing Objects
• Objects Overview
• Policy Object Manager Window
• Overriding Global Objects for Individual Devices
• Selecting Objects for Policies & Using Map View
• Maps Overview
• Displaying Your Network on the Map
• Managing Firewall Services
• Managing VPNs
• Managing Device Policies

6. Firewall Policy Management Managing Firewall Services
• Managing Rules Tables
• Access Rules and Their Functions
• Access Control Settings
• Inspection Rules
• AAA Rules
• Web Filter Rules
• Transparent and Zone-Based Firewall Rules
• Interface and Global Rules
• Botnet Traffic Filtering
o Managing Firewall Devices
• Platform Policies
• NAT Policies
• Bridging Policies
• Device Administration Policies
• Logging Policies
• Multicast Policies
• Routing Policies
• Security Policies
• Service Policy Rules
• Security Contexts

7. Event Monitoring and Rule Correlation for Firewalls
• Supported Devices and Events in Event Viewer
• EventServer Overview
• Cisco ASA Device Bootstrapping
• Event-to-Policy Correlation
• Event Collection and Event Viewer Settings

8. VPN Policy Configuration Managing VPNs
• Overview of Site-to-Site VPNs
• Working with VPN Topologies
• Working with Site-to-Site VPN Policies
• Configuring Advanced VPN Platforms

9. Managing Remote Access IPsec VPNs
• Overview of Remote-Access VPNs
• Working with Policies in Remote-Access VPNs
• Configuring VPN Options
o Configuring Client-Based SSL VPNs
• SSL VPN Management Features and Platform Support
• Overview of Remote-Access SSL VPNs
• Bootstrapping Cisco ASA for Full Tunnel SSL VPN
• Configuring Full Tunnel SSL VPN

10. Configuring Clientless SSL VPNs
• Clientless SSL VPN Overview
• Clientless SSL VPN Configuration
• Working with Application Plug-Ins
• SSL VPN Portal Customization

11. Configuring Advanced VPN Configurations
• Managing Cisco Security Desktop Policy
• Configuring Dynamic Access Policies (DAP)
• Creating Group Policies
• Creating Remote Connection Profiles
• Working with VPN AAA

12. Deploying Advanced VPN Technologies
• Hub-and-Spoke Prerequisites
• DMVPN Overview
• GET VPN Overview
• GRE over IPsec
• VPN Dial Backup
• VRF-Aware IPsec
• VPN High Availability

13. Cisco IPS Solutions Management Managing Cisco IPS Services
• Overview of Network Sensing
• Configuring Interfaces
• Configuring and Working with IPS Signatures
• Configuring Anomaly Detection
• Configuring Event Actions
• Configuring Global Correlation
o Managing Cisco IPS Devices
• Managing Modules and Appliances
• Configuring Policies
• Managing Updates
o Managing Cisco IPS Events
• CSM IPS Event Management
• Mapping IPS Events to Policies

14. Cisco IOS Device Provisioning Managing Routers
• Overview of Policy Management
• Working with Platform Policies
• NAT Policies
• Interface Policies
• Configuring Device Administration Policies
• Identity Policies
• Logging and QoS Policies
• Routing Policies
• Advanced Routing Configuration Options
• Zone-Based Firewall

15. Using the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch and Cisco 7600 Series Router Device Manager
• Managing Policies

16. Management, Deployment, and Administration of FlexConfigs in CSM Managing FlexConfigs
• FlexConfig Overview
• Creating FlexConfig Policy Objects
• Working with FlexConfig

17. Managing Activities and Workflow Deployments
• Working with Activities
• Managing Deployment

18. Implementing Integration Between CSM and Cisco Secure ACS
• Roles in CSM
• RBAC with Cisco Secure ACS
• Configuring Cisco Secure ACS and CSM for RBAC Integration

19. Backing Up and Restoring CSM Databases Using Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Diagnostic Tools
• Using the Tools Menu
• Understanding CiscoWorks MCP
• Understanding Cisco Packet Tracer
• Cisco Security MARS Integration

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