This training course provides a thorough foundation for how to successfully install,configure, and administer Cisco IronPort email security appliances. Attendees receive indepth instruction on the most commonly used product features, with an emphasis on:

  • How to administrate with “best practices” for configuration, operation.
  • How to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot the flow of email through Cisco IronPort email security appliances.
  • How to configure access control policies to eliminate threats at the perimeter, based on the identity and trustworthiness of the sender.
  • How to create content filters to implement and enforce corporate email policies.
  • How to configure IronPort email security appliances to detect and handle unwanted spam and viruses.
  • How to manage the spam quarantine, both on the C-Series and M-Series.
  • How to use Cisco IronPort's reputation-based services, SenderBase and Virus Outbreak Filters, to increase the security of your email network.
  • How to use Message Tracking and Reporting to document email traffic trends, both on the C-Series and M-Series.
  • How to set delivery parameters for outgoing mail.
    Extensive lab exercises provide attendees with skills for configuring and administering Cisco
    IronPort email security appliances. At the end of the course, attendees will possess a
    working knowledge of how to use Cisco IronPort email security appliances to successfully
    manage and troubleshoot email traffic entering and leaving the enterprise network.
    Audience
  • Enterprise messaging managers and system administrators
  • Email system designers and architects
  • Network managers responsible for messaging implementation

Target Audience

  • Enterprise messaging managers and system administrators
  • Email system designers and architects
  • Network managers responsible for messaging implementation

Objectives

At the end of the course, attendees will possess a working knowledge of how to use Cisco IronPort email security appliances to successfully manage and troubleshoot email traffic entering and leaving the enterprise network. Attendees will also learn about Internet email concepts and standards, and will receive an overview of other product features that can be used for more customized configurations.
Extensive lab exercises provide attendees with skills for installing, configuring and administering Cisco IronPort email security appliances. At the end of the course, attendees will possess a working knowledge of how to use Cisco IronPort email security appliances to successfully manage and troubleshoot email traffic entering and leaving the enterprise network.

Course Outline

Module 1 ― Introduction & System Overview

  • List IronPort Email Security Appliances
  • Describe the ESA Hardware Options
  • Describe the Email Pipeline Filters
  • List the ESA Feature Key Options
  • Describe the Operation of a Listene

Module 2 ― Tracking and Reporting Messages

  • Perform a system installation of an M-Series
  • Integrate the M-Series into the existing C-Series lab.
  • Use local and Centralized Message Tracking
  • Use Local and Centralized Reporting

Module 3 ― Controlling Sender & Recipient Domains

  • Configure public and private listeners
  • Configure SMTP Routes
  • Use Senderbase Reputation Scores (SBRS) to manage mail
  • Use Mail Debugging Tools

Module 4 ― Controlling Spam with SenderBase & Anti-Spam

  • Adjust SBRS
  • Configure Anti-Spam Settings
  • Configure the IronPort Spam Quarantine
  • Use the Security Management Appliance for Off Box Quarantining

Module 5 ― Using Anti-Virus & Virus Outbreak Filters

  • Enable one or both Anti-Virus Engines
  • Use one or both AV Engines in Mail Policies
  • Use Virus Outbreak Filters to preemptively drop traffic and provide zero-hour protection
  • Identify best practices for managing IronPort Anti-Virus Day Two Agenda

Module 6 ― Using Mail Policies to Direct Business Email

  • Use Email Security Manager
  • Create a User-Based Mail Policies
  • Use Message Tracking to monitor message splintering

Module 7 ― Using System Quarantines and Delivery Methods

  • Describe, create and manage quarantines
  • Perform searches quarantine contents
  • Assign Bounce Profiles
  • Create Virtual Gateways

Module 8 ― Using Content Filters for Specific Business Needs

  • Describe content scanning
  • Detect password-protected / non-protected attachments
  • Create weighted content matching
  • Use Smart Identifiers
  • Implement Matched Content Visibility
  • Execute best practices when staging new filters

Module 9 ― Encrypting Outbound Email

  • Provision with the Cisco Registered Envelope Service
  • Associate a content filtering rule with an “Encrypt” action
  • Register a CRES Envelope Recipient

Module 10 ― Troubleshooting

  • Identify Issues
  • Diagnose and Isolate Problems
  • Troubleshooting tools and best practices
  • Log file contents and log administration

Module 11 ― System Administration

  • Safely upgrade software on your IronPort
  • Manage users and control alerting behavior\
  • Manage configurations and prepare for disaster recovery
  • Access Customer Support

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