Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR v1.0) Training

Level: Intermediate

SCOR Course Outline - The Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR) v1.0 course helps you prepare for the Cisco® CCNP® Security and CCIE® Security certifications and for senior-level security roles. In this course, you will master the skills and technologies you need to implement core Cisco security solutions to provide advanced threat protection against cybersecurity attacks. You will learn security for networks, cloud and content, endpoint protection, secure network access, visibility and enforcements.

You 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. You will get introductory practise on Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise and Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud threat detection features.

This course, including the self-paced material, helps prepare you to take the exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR), which leads to the new CCNP Security, CCIE Security, and the Cisco Certified Specialist - Security Core certifications.

Key Features of this SCOR Training:

  • Cisco Authorised course content
  • Authorised Cisco CCSI instructor
  • Eligible for Cisco Learning Credit (CLC) redemption
  • Attend in-class, online or bring the course to your facility
  • Expansive course catalogue to go deeper into Cisco or broaden you skills beyond

You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe information security concepts and strategies within the network
  • Describe common TCP/IP, network application, and endpoint attacks
  • Describe how various network security technologies work together to guard against attacks
  • Implement access control on Cisco ASA appliance and Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall
  • Describe and implement basic email content security features and functions provided by Cisco Email Security Appliance
  • Describe and implement web content security features and functions provided by Cisco Web Security Appliance
  • Describe Cisco Umbrella security capabilities, deployment models, policy management, and Investigate console
  • Introduce VPNs and describe cryptography solutions and algorithms
  • Describe Cisco secure site-to-site connectivity solutions and explain how to deploy Cisco IOS VTI-based point-to-point IPsec VPNs, and point-to-point IPsec VPN on the Cisco ASA and Cisco FirePower NGFW
  • Describe and deploy Cisco secure remote access connectivity solutions and describe how to configure 802.1X and EAP authentication
  • Provide basic understanding of endpoint security and describe AMP for Endpoints architecture and basic features
  • Examine various defences on Cisco devices that protect the control and management plane
  • Configure and verify Cisco IOS Software Layer 2 and Layer 3 Data Plane Controls
  • Describe Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise and Stealthwatch Cloud solutions
  • Describe basics of cloud computing and common cloud attacks and how to secure cloud environment

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Note: This course runs for 5 Days *

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Important SCOR Course Information

  • Prerequisites

    To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    • 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
  • Who Should Attend this Course

    • 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
  • Course Benefits

    • Gain hands-on experience implementing core security technologies and learn best practises using Cisco security solutions
    • Prepare for the Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR) exam
    • Qualify for professional and expert-level security job roles
  • Certifications

    This course is part of the following Certifications: CCNP Security

SCOR Course Outline

* This section is self-study material that can be done at your own pace if you are taking the instructor-led version of this course.

  • Describing Information Security Concepts*

    • Information Security Overview
    • Managing Risk
    • Vulnerability Assessment
    • Understanding CVSS
  • Describing Common TCP/IP Attacks*

    • Legacy TCP/IP Vulnerabilities
    • IP Vulnerabilities
    • ICMP Vulnerabilities
    • TCP Vulnerabilities
    • 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 Tunnelling
    • 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 Virtualisation 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, Authorisation, 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
    • Cisco Firepower NGFW Packet Processing and Policies
    • Cisco Firepower NGFW Objects
    • Cisco Firepower NGFW 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
  • Explaining VPN Technologies and Cryptography

    • 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

    • 1X and EAP
    • EAP Methods
    • Role of RADIUS in 802.1X Communications
    • RADIUS Change of Authorisation
  • 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
    • Host-Based Anti-Virus
    • Host-Based 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
    • IP Source Guard

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Cisco SCOR FAQs

  • How do I prepare for CCNP Security certification?

    The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training, as well as using the self-study materials provided.

  • How do I redeem my Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs) for this CCNP Security course?

    During your checkout of the course, make sure to select Credits & Vouchers within the payment method. Highlight and click CLC and enter the sales order number that you were issued by Cisco.

  • How do I take Cisco exam SCOR 350-701 to obtain CCNP Security certification?

    You will need to register for the exam. Exams are offered as proctored exams at a test centre, or self-administered online.

  • How do I achieve the CCNP Security certification?

    To earn CCNP Security, you need to pass a core exam and a security concentration exam of your choice. Passing this 350-701 SCOR exam completes your core exam. Comprehensive Cisco Certification information can be found here.

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