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Cisco Umbrella is a cloud security platform that provides the first line of defense against threats on the Internet. Being able to understand and position how Cisco Umbrella works and what the features are, is the key focus of this 3-day Cisco online IT class. Students who enter the course with a basic understanding of Cisco products and IT solutions will be able to describe Cisco Umbrella, understand Secure Internet Gateway and Ransomware Protection, discuss Threat Intelligence, use Cisco Roaming Client. Sign up with NterOne to get access to this Cisco online training course today.


Individuals involved in the Administration of a Cisco Umbrella Solution

Skills Gained

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe and position Cisco Umbrella
  • Discuss Secure Internet Gateway and Ransomware Protection
  • Understand DNS & IP layer enforcement & Intelligent Proxy
  • Describe Command and control callback blocking
  • Discuss Threat Intelligence
  • Compare Umbrella Packages
  • Understand Roaming Security
  • Understand the basics of Cisco Roaming Client
  • Understand how to use Cisco Umbrella Virtual Appliance
  • Explain the ease of Integrating Cisco Umbrella into Active Directory
  • Discuss Umbrella Reporting
  • Understand Utilize Multi-Organization Tools


Attendees should meet the following prerequiites:

  • Basic understanding of Cisco products and solutions


Module 1: Cisco Umbrella- Security Solution

  • Lesson 1: Security Internet Gateway
  • Lesson 2: Ransomware Protection
  • Lesson 3: DNS & IP layer enforcement
  • Lesson 4: Intelligent Proxy
  • Lesson 5: Command & control callback blocking
  • Lesson 6: Threat Intelligence
  • Lesson 7: Umbrella Packages

Module 2: Implementing Cisco Umbrella

  • Lesson 1: Cisco Umbrella Overview
  • Lesson 2: Protect your network
  • Lesson 3: Point your DNS to Cisco Umbrella
  • Lesson 4: Custom Policies
  • Lesson 5: Intelligent Proxy
  • Lesson 6: Umbrella Policy Tester
  • Lesson 7: Policy Precedence

Module 3: Roaming Client

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Umbrella Roaming Client
  • Lesson 2: Prerequisites
  • Lesson 3: Downloading and Installing Lesson 4: Verifying Operation
  • Lesson 5: Policy Configuration
  • Lesson 6: Adding IP Layer Enforcement
  • Lesson 7: Status, States, and Functionalilty
  • Lesson 8: Virtual Appliances
  • Lesson 9: Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 10: Internal Domains

Module 4: Umbrella Roaming Security

  • Lesson 1: AnyConnect: Cisco Umbrella Roaming Security Client Administrator Guide
  • Lesson 2: Cisco Umbrella Dashboard Configuration
  • Lesson 3: Cisco Certificate Import

Module 5: Virtual Appliance Setup Guide

  • Lesson 1: Deployment Guidelines
  • Lesson 2: Deploy the VAs
  • Lesson 3:  Setup via VMware
  • Lesson 4: Setup via Hyper-V
  • Lesson 5: Configure Your VAs
  • Lesson 6: Local DNS Forwarding
  • Lesson 7: Reroute DNS
  • Lesson 8: Sites and Internal Networks
  • Lesson 9: Sizing

Module 6: Active Directory

  • Lesson 1: Active Directory Setup
  • Lesson 2: Set Up DNS Forwarding with your VAs
  • Lesson 3: Active Directory Environment
  • Lesson 4: Route DNS Traffic
  • Lesson 5: Communication Flow and Troubleshooting
  • Lesson 6: Multiple Active Directory and Umbrella Sites

Module 7: Reporting

  • Lesson 1: Reporting Basics
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Security Categories
  • Lesson 3: Scheduled Reports: Overview and Setup
  • Lesson 4: Security Overview Report
  • Lesson 5: Activity Search Report
  • Lesson 6: Security Activity Report
  • Lesson 7: Destinations Report
  • Lesson 8: Identities Report
  • Lesson 9: Cloud Services Report
  • Lesson 10: Admin Audit Log Report

Module 8: Umbrella Multi-Org Overview

  • Lesson 1: Cisco Umbrella Multi-Org Overview
  • Lesson 2: Centralized Settings
  • Lesson 3: Centralized Reports: Service Status
  • Lesson 4: Centralized Reports: Cloud Services

Lab Outline

  • Lab 1: Cisco Umbrella Installation
  • Lab 2: Cisco Umbrella Basic Configuration
  • Lab 3: Umbrella- Protecting your Network
  • Lab 4: Umbrella- Provision the roaming client
  • Lab 5: Monitoring Cisco Umbrella
  • Lab 6: Cisco Ransomware Defense
  • Lab 7: Cisco Umbrella Reporting

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