2 Day(s)


This comprehensive, two-day training course covers how to design, install, configure, operate and maintain the S-Series. The course consists of hands-on labs, demos and presentations to help students learn technical aspects of the S-Series Web Security Appliances. After successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to describe, design, configure, administer, and troubleshoot:

Policy Framework

  • Decryption Policies
  • Routing Policies
  • Access Policies
  • IronPort Data Security Policies
  • Data Loss Prevention Policies

Authentication URL filtering

  • Predefined URL Categories
  • Custom URL Categories
  • Time Based URL filters

Web reputation filtering The DVS Anti-malware Engine

  • Webroot
  • McAfee

HTTPS inspection Data Security and Data Loss Prevention Authentication


Channel Partner Field Engineers seeking to be trained up and certified on the "Web Security for Field Engineers" exam (#650-568). What's included

  • 2 intensive days of training on the Cisco IronPort Web Security Appliance, focused on the skills required by Field Engineers to design, implement, and troubleshoot the operation of an IronPort Web Security Appliance
  • Official Cisco IronPort Courseware Kit for Web Security Channel Partner Training
  • Hands-on experience on implementing Cisco IronPort Web Security Appliances


Attendees should possess the following background knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP services, including DNS, SSH, FTP, SNMP, HTTP and HTTPS is assumed
  • Familiarity with IP routing is assumed
  • Familiarity with the Cisco IronPort S-Series Overview, or equivalent knowledge, is assumed.

Course Specifics

Course Outline

The course topics include: Day 1

  • Course and Product Overview
  • Deploying Proxy Services
  • Utilizing Authentication
  • Configuring S-Series Policies
  • Enforcing Acceptable Use

Day 2

  • Defending Against Malware
  • Data Security
  • Detecting Compromised Clients
  • Administrative Tasks
  • Troubleshooting

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

Course Location Days Cost Date
2 1000 £1000 2018-07-16
2 1000 £1000 2017-10-05
2 1000 £1000 2017-10-02
2 1000 £1000 2017-09-29
2 1000 £1000 2017-09-18
2 1000 £1000 2017-09-15
2 1000 £1000 2017-09-12
2 1000 £1000 2017-09-08
2 1000 £1000 2017-08-22
2 1000 £1000 2017-08-15