SESA – Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance 3.0


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Course Schedule

  Dec 10 - Dec 12, 2019

  • 3 Days Course
    Network Security

    Classroom + Online

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    Course Details

    The SESA – Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance v3.0 course 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.


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    This course enables students for successful configuration and operation of a Cisco Email Security Appliance which includes:

    • Integrating with a directory server via LDAP
    • Debugging of LDAP integration issues
    • Using message filters to redirect and modify messages
    • Safe deployment and debugging of message filters
    • Configuring TLS and Guaranteed Secure Delivery
    • Email Authentication with DKIM and SPF


    • Describing the Cisco Email Security Appliance
    • Administering the Cisco Email Security Appliance
    • Controlling Sender and Recipient Domains
    • Controlling Spam with Talos SenderBase and Anti-Spam
    • Using Anti-Virus and Outbreak Filters
    • Using Mail Policies
    • Using Content Filters
    • Using Message Filters to Enforce Email Policies
    • Preventing Data Loss
    • Using LDAP
    • SMTP Session Authentication
    • Email Authentication
    • Email Encryption
    • Using System Quarantines and Delivery Methods
    • Centralized Management Using Clusters
    • Testing and Troubleshooting
    • References

    Target Audience

    • Security engineers
    • Security administrators
    • Security architects
    • Operations engineers
    • Network engineers
    • Network administrators
    • Network or security technicians
    • Network managers
    • System designers
    • Cisco integrators and partners


    Attendees should possess the following background knowledge and skills:

    • 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