SECCLD v1.0 – Securing Cloud Deployments with Cisco Technologies


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SECCLD v1.0 – Securing Cloud Deployments with Cisco Technologies
4 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Network Security

Course Details

The Securing Cloud Deployments with Cisco Technologies (SECCLD) v1.0 course shows you how to implement Cisco® Cloud Security solutions to secure access to the cloud, workloads in the cloud, and software as a service (SaaS) user accounts, applications, and data. Through expert instruction and hands-on labs, you’ll learn a comprehensive set of skills and technologies including:

  • How to use key Cisco cloud security solutions;
  • Detect suspicious traffic flows, policy violations, and compromised devices;
  • Implement security controls for cloud environments;
  • Implement cloud security management.

This course covers usage of Cisco Cloudlock, Cisco Umbrella™, Cisco Cloud Email Security, Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints, Cisco Stealthwatch® Cloud and Enterprise, Cisco Firepower® NGFW (next-generation firewall), and more.


After taking Securing Cloud Deployments with Cisco Technologies (SECCLD) v1.0 course, you should be able to:

  • Contrast the various cloud service and deployment models
  • Implement the Cisco Security Solution for SaaS using Cisco Cloudlock Micro Services
  • Deploy cloud security solutions using Cisco AMP for Endpoints, Cisco Umbrella, and Cisco Cloud Email Security
  • Define Cisco cloud security solutions for protection and visibility using Cisco virtual appliances and Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud
  • Describe the network as a sensor and enforcer using Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE), Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise, and Cisco TrustSec®
  • Implement Cisco Firepower NGFW Virtual (NGFWv) and Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud to provide protection and visibility in AWS environments
  • Explain how to protect the cloud management infrastructure by using specific examples, defined best practices, and AWS reporting capabilities


Introducing the Cloud and Cloud Security

  • Describe the Evolution of Cloud Computing
  • Explain the Cloud Service Models
  • Explore the Security Responsibilities Within the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Service Model
  • Explore the Security Responsibilities Within the Platform as a Service (PaaS) Service Model
  • Explore the Security Responsibilities Within the SaaS Service Model
  • Describe Cloud Deployment Models
  • Describe Cloud Security Basics

Implementing the CiscSecurity Solution for SaaS Access Control

  • Explore Security Challenges for Customers Using SaaS
  • Describe User and Entity Behavior Analytics, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), and Apps Firewall
  • Describe Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
  • Describe CiscCloudLock as the CASB
  • Describe OAuth and OAuth Attacks

Deploying CiscCloud-Based Security Solutions for Endpoints and Content Security

  • Describe CiscCloud Security Solutions for Endpoints
  • Describe AMP for Endpoints Architecture
  • Describe CiscUmbrella
  • Describe CiscCloud Email Security
  • Design Comprehensive Endpoint Security

Introducing CiscSecurity Solutions for Cloud Protection and Visibility

  • Describe Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
  • Describe CiscSecure Architectures for Enterprises (CiscSAFE)
  • Describe CiscNGFWv/CiscFirepower Management Center Virtual (FMCv)/CiscAMP for Networks
  • Describe CiscASAv
  • Describe CiscServices Router 1000V (CSR1Kv)
  • Describe CiscStealthwatch Cloud
  • Describe CiscTetration Cloud Zero-Trust Model

Describing the Network as the Sensor and Enforcer

  • Describe CiscStealthwatch Enterprise
  • Describe CiscISE Functions and Personas
  • Describe CiscTrustSec
  • Describe CiscStealthwatch and CiscISE Integration
  • Describe CiscEncrypted Traffic Analytics (ETA)

Implementing CiscSecurity Solutions in AWS

  • Explain AWS Security Offerings
  • Describe AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
  • Discover CiscSecurity Solutions in AWS
  • Explain CiscStealthwatch Cloud in AWS

Describing Cloud Security Management

  • Describe Cloud Management and APIs
  • Explain API Protection
  • Illustrate an API Example: Integrate tISE Using pxGrid
  • Identify SecDevOps Best Practices
  • Illustrate a CiscCloud Security Management Tool Example: CiscDefense Orchestrator
  • Illustrate a CiscCloud Security Management Tool Example: CiscCloudCenter™
  • Describe CiscApplication Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
  • Describe AWS Reporting Tools

Target Audience

SECCLD course is open to engineers, administrators, and security-minded users of public, private, and hybrid cloud infrastructures responsible for implementing security in cloud environments:

  • Security architects
  • Cloud architects
  • Security engineers
  • Cloud engineers
  • System engineers
  • Cisco integrators and partners


To fully benefit from SECCLD course, you should have completed the following course or obtained the equivalent knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of cloud computing and virtualization software basics
  • Ability to perform basic UNIX-like OS commands
  • Cisco CCNP® security knowledge or understanding of the following topic areas:
  1. Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) and Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv) deployment
  2. Cisco IOS Flexible NetFlow operations
    Available in this course: Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)
  3. Cisco NGFW (Cisco Firepower Threat Defense [FTD]), Cisco Firepower, and Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) deployment
  4. Cisco Content Security operations including Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA)/ Cisco Email Security Appliance (ESA)/ Cisco Cloud Web Security (CWS)
  5. Cisco AMP for network and endpoints deployment
    Available in this course: Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions (SITCS)
  6. Cisco ISE operations and Cisco TrustSec architecture
    Available in this course: Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions (SISAS)
  7. VPN operation
    Available in this course: Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions (SIMOS)