Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance Equitrain

Course details

This is a instructor-led training that provides channel partners with the knowledge required to successfully evaluate, install, configure, and administer the Cisco IronPort email security appliance. Attendees will gain enough knowledge and hands-on practice to enable them to conduct evaluations and close deals, install and configure the appliance, use customer support and channel portal resources.

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Cisco Channel Partner System Engineers


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Perform evaluations and create email trend reports
  • Use IronPort support and troubleshooting tools to verify the installation
  • Deploy IronPort email security appliances in a typical small to medium business email environment, including best practices for installation, and configuration
  • Use the RSA Data Loss Prevention engine to enforce international and state privacy laws for data in motion.
  • Configure content filters to trigger envelope encryption using CRES
  • Configure IronPort email security appliances to detect and handle unwanted spam and viruses.
  • Configure IronPort email security appliances to detect and handle targeted phishing attacks
  • Configure Delegated Administrator

Course Outline

Introduction to IronPort™

  • Product/technology overview
  • ASYNCOS™MTA Platform
  • Email Management Tools
  • Email Pipeline
  • Listing Email Security Solutions

Performing an Evaluation

  • Evaluation Lifecycle
  • Evaluation Process
  • Perform appliance or hosted Installation based on a customer interview
  • Troubleshoot using Telnet on Port 25
  • Logging Activities

Sender & Recipient Groups

  • Configure public and private listeners
  • Configure SMTP Routes
  • Use SBRS to manage mail
  • Use Mail Debugging Tools

Tracking and Reporting Messages: Configure and Use

  • Localized Message Tracking
  • Localized Reporting
  • Centralized Email Reporting
  • Centralized Email Tracking
  • System Setup Wizard

Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus

  • Describe Sensorbase
  • Adjust Sensorbase Reputation Scores
  • Configure Anti-Spam
  • Configure Anti-Virus
  • Configure Outbreak Filter Settings

Using Content Filters

  • Content Scanning
  • Detecting password-protected attachments
  • Weighted content matching
  • Cisco Registered Envelope Service (CRES)

Preventing Data Loss (DLP)

  • Identify conditions where your customer may be held accountable for loss of data through email
  • Recommend a Cisco IronPort DLP solution
  • Implement the solution in an Outgoing Mail Policy
  • Track DLP Policy usage

Encrypting Outgoing Mail

  • Provision with the Cisco Registered Envelope Service
  • Associate a content filtering rule with an "Encrypt" action
  • Configure No Auth Encryption
  • Register a CRES Envelope Recipient

Provisioning LDAP

  • Provision LDAP by
  • Configuring LDAP Accept Queries
  • Configuring SMTP Call-Ahead
  • Configuring LDAP Group Queries

System Administration

  • Cisco IronPort Support page
  • System Verification
  • Feature keys
  • Leveraging Appliance Support tools
  • Configuring Delegated Admins
  • Establishing strong password controls

About Equitrain

EquiTrain –a pision of Equinox International- equips organizations with IT skills that are the lifeblood of modern corporate life, as Theyll as the professional expertise required for ensuring productivity and to remain competitive now and tomorrow.

At EquiTrain, They tailor end-to-end training solutions that incorporate both IT and business consultancy to the specific needs of each inpidual customer. They can equip yTheir IT professionals with all they need to quickly maximize yTheir new technology investments as Theyll as pushing forward absolute beginners on their road to IT proficiency.

They offer a broad range of IT and Management training cTheirses and certifications from top technology vendors with a choice of on-site or offsite, public or closed and local or abroad training. Their portfolio of cTheirses is supplemented by Their strategic training alliance with world's leading providers of learning solutions.

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