Cisco SITCS 1.0: Cisco Email Security Appliance

This path is designed to prepare security engineers with the knowledge covering advanced firewall architecture and configuration with the Cisco next-generation firewall, utilizing access, and identity policies. It is also suitable for students interested in pursuing their Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP Security) certification.


Expected Duration
101 minutes

Cisco E-mail Security Appliance (ESA) protects the e-mail infrastructure and employees who use e-mail at work by providing high-availability e-mail protection against the constant, dynamic, and rapidly changing threats affecting e-mail today. The appliance combines best-in-class technologies to prevent and respond to multilevel threats and integrates into existing e-mail infrastructures with a high degree of flexibility. In this course, you will learn about Cisco ESA services and the basic configuration components required to set up the Cisco ESA. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions (SITCS) 1.0 (300-207 SITCS) exam.


Describing Cisco Email Security (ESA) Solutions

  • start the course
  • identify how to place Cisco WSA into a typical modularized network design
  • recognize components of the Cisco hybrid security solution
  • describe the SMTP terms
  • describe the e-mail conversation
  • describe the Cisco ESA services
  • describe the Cisco ESA GUI management
  • describe the Cisco Email Security Appliance licensing requirements
  • describe the incoming mail processing
  • explain Cisco ESA to LDAP Integration functions
  • explain the Cisco Registered Envelope Service
  • Cisco ESA Setup Components

  • describe the Cisco ESA listener
  • describe the two Cisco ESA listener types
  • describe one interface, one listener deployment
  • provide an example of LDAP integration using LDAP Query to drop e-mails to nonexisting users
  • describe the Cisco ESA HAT
  • describe the Cisco ESA Sender Group HAT component
  • describe how to Add a Sender Group
  • describe ESA Mail Flow Policy deployments
  • describe the Cisco ESA RAT
  • describe the Cisco ESA SMTP Routes
  • recognize how e-mail relaying on an Internal Mail Server works
  • Practice: Deployment and Configuration of the ESA

  • understand the basics of e-mail security deployment and configurations using the Cisco Email Security Appliance




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