Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (SESA) combines Parts 1 and 2 (SESA1, SESA2) into a single three day course. Students learn to use Cisco Email Security Appliances (ESA's) to manage and troubleshoot email in their networks. Attendees receive in-depth instruction on popular features, emphasizing topics listed below, learn advanced Internet email concepts and receive an overview of how to customize configurations. SESA also teaches advanced configuration and operation of the Cisco ESA (Formerly Cisco IronPort Email Security Appliance).Extensive lab exercises provide critical hands-on experience with advanced features of the ESA.
It is assumed that attendees possess the following background knowledge and skills:
Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:
This module focuses directly on common LDAP configurations and issues. A brief overview of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol is provided to give those new to LDAP some familiarity, but the bulk of the module assumes a basic understanding of LDAP terms and concepts. Active Directory is emphasized in a number of case studies to highlight the various installation choices. These include addressing the use of the ESA against multiple directories in a heterogeneous enterprise.
This module focuses on advanced filter options with specific emphasis on creating, troubleshooting, simplification/streamlining and regular expressions. Helpful tips and tricks for both Message and Content filters are covered. Extensive hands on exercises are designed to give the students practice working with the Command Line Interface (CLI), as well as practical experience troubleshooting and examining logs.
Module 1 Introduction and System Overview
Module 2 Tracking and Reporting Messages
Module 3 Controlling Sender and Recipient Domains
Module 4 Controlling Spam with Cisco SenderBase and Anti-Spam
Module 5 Using Anti-Virus and Outbreak Filters
Lab 1-1: Configuring LDAP Accept
Lab 1-2: Configuring SMTP Call-Ahead
Lab 1-3: Accommodating Multiple Domains Using LDAP Accept Bypass and Domain
Lab 1-4: Controlling Mail Policies with LDAP Group Queries
Lab 2-1: Redirecting Your Mail With Message Filters
Lab 2-2: Removing Header Information From Outbound Email with Message Filters
Lab 2-3: Removing File Attachments with Message Filters
Lab 3-1: Encrypting with TLS
Lab 4-1: DomainKeys Identified Mail
Lab 4-2: SIDF and SPF Verification