Retired courses - Certified Specialist - Web Content Security | 300-725 SWSA

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

30/9/2024 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated Cisco Certified Specialist - Web Content Security course, you'll learn how to protect your business from web security threats and provide advanced protection for your email system by implementing, deploying and maintaining a Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA).

In just 4 days, you'll learn how to manage proxy services and implement policies to control HTTPS traffic access. You'll also learn how to:

  • Describe data security and data loss prevention
  • Customise error notifications with End User Notification (EUN) pages
  • Map Cisco Web Security Appliance Virtual Machine (VM) ports

At the end of the course, you'll sit exam 300-725 SWSA and achieve the Cisco Certified Specialist – Web Content Security certification.

You'll get access to official courseware and learn from certified Cisco instructors, as Firebrand are a Cisco Learning Partner. Train through Firebrand's Lecture | Lab | Review methodology and you’ll pass your exam at twice the speed in a distraction-free environment.


Audience


This course is ideal if you're any of the following job roles:

  • Security architects
  • System designers
  • Network administrators
  • Operations engineers
  • Network managers, network or security technicians, and security engineers and managers responsible for web security
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Next step: CCNP Enterprise


Once you have passed exam 300-725 SWSA, you'll be halfway towards achieving the CCNP Enterprise certification. Next, achieve the Cisco Certified Specialist - Security Core certification and get your CCNP Enterprise.

Benefits

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

Curriculum

  • Module 1: Describing Cisco WSA
  • Module 2: Deploying proxy services
  • Module 3: Utilising authentication
  • Module 4: Creating decryption policies to control HTTPS traffic
  • Module 5: Understanding differentiated traffic access policies and identification profiles
  • Module 6: Defending against malware
  • Module 7: Enforcing acceptable use control settings
  • Module 8: Data security and data loss prevention
  • Module 9: Performing administration and troubleshooting
  • Module 10: References

Lab outline

  • Module 1: Configure the Cisco web security appliance
  • Module 2: Deploy proxy services
  • Module 3: Configure proxy authentication
  • Module 4: Configure HTTPS inspection
  • Module 5: Create and enforce a time/date-based acceptable use policy
  • Module 6: Configure advanced malware protection
  • Module 7: Configure referrer header exceptions
  • Module 8: Utilise third-party security feeds and MS Office 365 external feed
  • Module 9: Validate an intermediate certificate
  • Module 10: View reporting services and web tracking
  • Module 11: Perform centralised Cisco AsyncOS Software upgrade using Cisco SMA

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance v3.0
    • Exam code: 300-725 SWSA
    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Languages: English and Japanese
    • Domains:
      1. Cisco WSA features (10%)
      2. Configuration (20%)
      3. Proxy services (10%)
      4. Authentication (10%)
      5. Decryption policies to control HTTPS traffic (10%)
      6. Differentiated traffic access policies and identification profiles (10%)
      7. Acceptable use control (10%)
      8. Malware defence (10%)
      9. Reporting and tracking web transactions (10%)

These domains are general guidelines for the content likely to be included in the exam. As Cisco continues to develop this certification, other related topics may also appear.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, you should have:

  • Knowledge and skills in TCP/IP services, including Domain Name System (DNS), Secure Shell (SSH), FTP, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), HTTP and HTTPS
  • Experience with IP routing

Cisco also recommend you have one or more of the following competencies:

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

Reviews

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"I recently completed the PMP Project Management course at Firebrand, and I am thoroughly impressed with the experience. The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable and provide real-world insights that go beyond the textbook. The course material is well-structured, comprehensive, and up-to-date with the latest industry standards."
Karibaye Koumagoto, Fadateam. (10/6/2024 (Monday) to 14/6/2024 (Friday))

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