Cisco -SCOR - Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies v1.0 - 350-701
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COURSE COST: $4295.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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In this course, Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR) v1.0, students will master the skills and technologies needed to implement core Cisco security solutions to provide advanced threat protection against cybersecurity attacks. Students will learn security for networks, cloud and content, endpoint protection, secure network access, visibility and enforcements. They will get extensive hands-on experience deploying Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall and Cisco ASA Firewall; configuring access control policies, mail policies, and 802.1X Authentication; and more. Students will also get introductory practice on Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise and Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud threat detection features.


This course will help you prepare to take the Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR) exam. It also helps you prepare for the CCNP Security and CCIE Security certifications and for senior-level security roles featuring Cisco security solutions.

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

Security Engineer
Network Engineer
Network Designer
Network Administrator
Systems Engineer
Consulting Systems Engineer
Technical Solutions Architect
Cisco Integrators/Partners
Network Manager
Cisco integrators and partners
The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:
Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0 course
Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
Working knowledge of Cisco IOS networking and concepts
Familiarity with basics of networking security concepts


*Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a Virtual Instructor-Led (VILT) class if the minimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact 207-775-0244 or email:


Describing Information Security Concepts
Information Security Overview
Managing Risk
Vulnerability Assessment
Understanding CVSS

Describing Common TCP/IP Attacks
Legacy TCP/IP Vulnerabilities
IP, ICMP, TCP, UDP Vulnerabilities
Attack Surface and Attack Vectors
Reconnaissance Attacks
Access Attacks
Man-In-The-Middle Attacks
Denial of Service and Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
Reflection and Amplification Attacks
Spoofing Attacks
DHCP Attacks

Describing Common Network Application Attacks
Password Attacks
DNS-Based Attacks
DNS Tunneling
Web-Based Attacks
HTTP 302 Cushioning
Command Injections
SQL Injections
Cross-Site Scripting and Request Forgery
Email-Based Attacks

Describing Common Endpoint Attacks
Buffer Overflow, Malware
Reconnaissance Attack
Gaining Access and Control
Gaining Access via Social Engineering
Gaining Access via Web-Based Attacks
Exploit Kits and Rootkits
Privilege Escalation
Post-Exploitation Phase
Angler Exploit Kit

Describing Network Security Technologies
Defense-in-Depth Strategy, Defending Across the Attack Continuum
Network Segmentation and Virtualization Overview, Stateful Firewall Overview
Security Intelligence Overview, Threat Information Standardization
Network-Based Malware Protection Overview, IPS Overview
Next Generation Firewall Overview, Email Content Security Overview
Web Content Security Overview
Threat Analytic Systems Overview, DNS Security Overview
Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Overview
Identity and Access Management Overview
Virtual Private Network Technology Overview
Network Security Device Form Factors Overview

Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall
Cisco ASA Deployment Types
Cisco ASA Interface Security Levels
Cisco ASA Objects and Object Groups
Network Address Translation
Cisco ASA Interface ACLs
Cisco ASA Global ACLs
Cisco ASA Advanced Access Policies
Cisco ASA High Availability Overview

Deploying Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall
Cisco Firepower NGFW Deployments, Packet Processing and Policies
Cisco Firepower NGFW Objects, NAT
Cisco Firepower NGFW Prefilter Policies
Cisco Firepower NGFW Access Control Policies
Cisco Firepower NGFW Security Intelligence
Cisco Firepower NGFW Discovery Policies
Cisco Firepower NGFW IPS Policies
Cisco Firepower NGFW Malware and File Policies

Deploying Email Content Security
Cisco Email Content Security Overview
SMTP Overview
Email Pipeline Overview
Public and Private Listeners
Host Access Table Overview
Recipient Access Table Overview
Mail Policies Overview
Protection Against Spam and Graymail
Anti-virus and Anti-malware Protection
Outbreak Filters, Content Filters
Data Loss Prevention
Email Encryption

Deploying Web Content Security
Cisco WSA Overview
Deployment Options
Network Users Authentication
HTTPS Traffic Decryption
Access Policies and Identification Profiles
Acceptable Use Controls Settings
Anti-Malware Protection

Deploying Cisco Umbrella
Cisco Umbrella Architecture
Deploying Cisco Umbrella
Cisco Umbrella Roaming Client
Managing Cisco Umbrella
Cisco Umbrella Investigate Overview

VPN Definition
VPN Definition
VPN Types
Secure Communication and Cryptographic Services
Keys in Cryptography
Public Key Infrastructure

Introducing Cisco Secure Site-to-Site VPN Solutions
Site-to-Site VPN Topologies
IPsec VPN Overview
IPsec Static Crypto Maps
IPsec Static Virtual Tunnel Interface
Dynamic Multipoint VPN
Cisco IOS FlexVPN

Deploying Cisco IOS VTI-Based Point-to-Point
Cisco IOS VTIs
Static VTI Point-to-Point IPsec IKEv2 VPN Configuration

Deploying Point-to-Point IPsec VPNs on the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
Point-to-Point VPNs on the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
Cisco ASA Point-to-Point VPN Configuration
Cisco Firepower NGFW Point-to-Point VPN Configuration

Introducing Cisco Secure Remote Access VPN Solutions
Remote Access VPN Components
Remote Access VPN Technologies
SSL Overview

Deploying Remote Access SSL VPNs on the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
Remote Access Configuration Concepts
Connection Profiles
Group Policies
Cisco ASA Remote Access VPN Configuration
Cisco Firepower NGFW Remote Access VPN Configuration

Explaining Cisco Secure Network Access Solutions
Cisco Secure Network Access
Cisco Secure Network Access Components
AAA Role in Cisco Secure Network Access Solution
Cisco Identity Services Engine
Cisco TrustSec

Describing 802.1X Authentication
802.1X and EAP
EAP Methods
Role of RADIUS in 802.1X Communications
RADIUS Change of Authorization

Configuring 802.1X Authentication
Cisco Catalyst Switch 802.1X Configuration
Cisco WLC 802.1X Configuration
Cisco ISE 802.1X Configuration
Supplicant 802.1x Configuration
Cisco Central Web Authentication

Describing Endpoint Security Technologies
Host-Based Personal Firewall, Anti-Virus, Intrusion Prevention System
Application Whitelists and Blacklists
Host-Based Malware Protection
Sandboxing Overview
File Integrity Checking

Deploying Cisco AMP for Endpoints
Cisco AMP for Endpoints Architecture
Cisco AMP for Endpoints Engines
Retrospective Security with Cisco AMP
Cisco AMP Device and File Trajectory
Managing Cisco AMP for Endpoints

Introducing Network Infrastructure Protection
Identifying Network Device Planes
Control Plane Security Controls
Management Plane Security Controls
Network Telemetry
Layer 2 Data Plane Security Controls
Layer 3 Data Plane Security Controls

Deploying Control Plane Security Controls
Infrastructure ACLs, Control Plane Policing Control Plane Protection
Routing Protocol Security
Deploying Layer 2 Data Plane Security Controls
Overview of Layer 2 Data Plane Security Controls, VLAN-Based Attacks Mitigation , STP Attacks Mitigation
Port Security, Private VLANs, DHCP Snooping
ARP Inspection, Storm Control
MACsec Encryption
Deploying Layer 3 Data Plane Security Controls
Infrastructure Antispoofing ACLs
Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding
P Source Guard

Lab Outline:
Configure Network Settings And NAT On Cisco ASA,Cisco ASA Access Control Policies, Cisco Firepower NGFW NAT
Configure Cisco Firepower NGFW Access Control Policy, NGFW Discovery and IPS Policy NGFW Malware and File Policy
Configure Listener, HAT, and RAT on Cisco ESA, Mail Policies
Configure Proxy Services, Authentication, and HTTPS Decryption
Enforce Acceptable Use Control and Malware Protection, Examine the Umbrella Dashboard
Examine Cisco Umbrella Investigate, Explore DNS Ransomware Protection by Cisco Umbrella
Configure Static VTI Point-to-Point IPsec IKEv2 Tunnel, Configure Point-to-Point VPN between the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
Configure Remote Access VPN on the Cisco Firepower NGFW, Explore Cisco AMP for Endpoints
Perform Endpoint Analysis Using AMP for Endpoints Console, Explore File Ransomware Protection by Cisco AMP for Endpoints Console
Explore Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise v6.9.3, Explore CTA in Stealthwatch Enterprise v7.0
Explore the Cisco Cloudlock Dashboard and User Security, Explore Cisco Cloudlock Application and Data Security
Explore Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Explore Stealthwatch Cloud Alert Settings, Watchlists, and Sensors