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SISAS Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions

Course Details

NameSISAS Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions
London - City
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£1899.00 +vat
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This course has been designed to provide engineers with the foundational knowledge and skills required to implement and manage network access security through the deployment of the Cisco Identity Services Engine and 802.1x Solution.

Students will gain hands-on experience with configuring advanced Cisco security solutions to enable secure device connection to the network and for mitigating outside threats. At the end of the course, students will be able to reduce the risk to their IT infrastructures and applications using Cisco’s ISE appliance features and provide operational support to identity and network access control.

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at engineers looking to deploy or support a Cisco's Identity Services Engine solution and individuals looking to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Professional Certification for Security.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Understand Cisco Identity Services Engine architecture and access control capabilities 
  • Understand 802.1X architecture, implementation and operation 
  • Understand commonly implemented Extensible Authentication Protocols (EAP) 
  • Implement Public-Key Infrastructure with ISE 
  • Understand the implement Internal and External authentication databases 
  • Implement MAC Authentication Bypass 
  • Implement identity based authorization policies 
  • Understand Cisco TrustSec features 
  • Implement Web Authentication and Guest Access 
  • Implement ISE Posture service 
  • Implement ISE Profiling 
  • Understand Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) with ISE 
  • Troubleshoot ISE


Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification ICND1 and ICND2 or CCNABC
  • Cisco Certified Network AssociateSecurity Certification ICND1 and IINS
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating System

Course Content

Threat Mitigation Through Identity Services

  • Identity Services 
  • 802.1X and EAP 
  • Identity System Quick Start

Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) Fundamentals

  • Cisco ISE Overview 
  • Cisco ISE with PKI 
  • Cisco ISE Authentication 
  • Configuring Cisco ISE for External Authentication

Advanced Access Control

  • Certificate-based User Authentication 
  • Authorization 
  • Security Group Access (SGA) and MACsec Implementation

Web Authentication and Guest Access

  • Describe the Cisco Email Security Solutions 
  • Guest Access Services

Endpoint Access Control Enhancements

  • Posture 
  • Profiler 
  • BYOD

Troubleshooting Network Access Control

  • Troubleshooting Network Access Control


  • Lab 1-1: Bootstrap Identity System 
  • Lab 2-1: Enroll Cisco ISE in PKI 
  • Lab 2-2: Implement MAB and Internal Authentication 
  • Lab 2-3: Implement External Authentication 
  • Lab 3-1: Implement EAP-TLS 
  • Lab 3-2: Implement Authorization 
  • Lab 4-1: Implement Central WebAuth and Guest Services
  • Lab 5-1: Implement Posture Service 
  • Lab 5-2: Implement the Profile Service 
  • Lab 6-1: Troubleshooting Network Access Control

London - Old Broad Street


The centre is set in the heart of the city, approximately a ten minute walk from Bank and Liverpool Street tube stations.

Centre Access

The centre is open between 08:30 and 17:30 on working days. The Reception is situated on the lower ground. All floors are accessible via lift. 


Most courses begin at 09:30 on the first morning. Please register with the customer services team at Reception on the lower ground floor. To maintain building security and comply with health and safety legislation, delegates will be asked to sign in on a daily basis.


A map of local food outlets will be given to delegates. Lunch arrangements for any delegates with disabilities can be organised with the customer service team at Reception.  Refreshments are provided during breaks and consist of a selection of hot drinks and biscuits.

Internet Access

Internet café computers are available in the delegate area. 


120 Old Broad Street



London Old Broad Street Exterior

By Rail

Liverpool Street Railway Station (10 minutes)

The nearest railway station is Liverpool Street. Take exit 2 for Old Broad Street. Cross over the junction. Keeping Tower 42 on your left hand side, the training building is approximately 50 yards on your right.  Enter the building through revolving doors.  

By Tube

Bank Tube Station (5 minutes)

The nearest station is Bank. Take exit 2 for Threadneedle Street.  At the junction branch left into Old Broad Street, walk past 125 Old Broad Street (Old Stock Exchange). The training building is on the left hand side. Enter the building through revolving doors.

By Rail.

The nearest railway station is Liverpool Street. Take exit 2 for Old Broad Street. Cross over the junction. Keeping Tower 42 on your left hand side, the Azlan Old Broad Street building is approximately 50 yards on your right.

By Tube.

The nearest station is Bank. Take exit 2 for Threadneedle Street. At the junction branch left into Old Broad Street, walk past the Stock Exchange. The building is on the left hand side.
Enter through revolving doors.

Recommended Preparation for Exam(s):

  • 300-208 - Implementing Cisco Secure AccessSolutions Exam

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