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SIMOS Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions

Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions (SIMOS) v1.0 is a newly created five-day instructor-led training course that is part of the curriculum path leading to the Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP© Security) certification. This course is designed to prepare network security engineers with the knowledge and skills they need to protect data traversing a public or shared infrastructure such as the Internet by implementing and maintaining Cisco VPN solutions. You will gain hands-on experience with configuring and troubleshooting remote access and site-to-site VPN solutions, using Cisco ASA adaptive security appliances and Cisco IOS routers.

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network Security Engineers
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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, the you will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe the various VPN technologies and deployments as well as the cryptographic algorithms and protocols that provide VPN security.
  • Implement and maintain Cisco site-to-site VPN solutions.
  • Implement and maintain Cisco FlexVPN in point-to-point, hub-and-spoke, and spoke-to-spoke IPsec VPNs.
  • Implement and maintain Cisco clientless SSL VPNs.
  • Implement and maintain Cisco AnyConnect SSL and IPsec VPNs.
  • Implement and maintain endpoint security and dynamic access policies (DAP)

Pre-Requisites

This section lists the skills and knowledge that you must possess to benefit fully from the course. This section includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that you may complete to benefit fully from this course, including the following:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) Security certification [*Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems]

Course Content

Module 1: The Role of VPNs in Network Security
VPN Definition
Key Threats to WANs and Remote Access
Cisco Modular Network Architecture and VPNs
VPN Types
VPN Components
Secure Communication and Cryptographic Services
Cryptographic Algorithms
Cryptography and Confidentiality
Cryptography and Integrity
Cryptography and Authentication
Cryptography and Nonrepudiation
Keys in Cryptography
Public Key Infrastructure
Next-Generation Encryption
Dependencies in Cryptographic Services
Cryptographic Controls Guidelines

Module 2: Deploying Secure Site-to-Site Connectivity Solutions
Site-to-Site VPN Topologies
Site-to-Site VPN Technologies
IPsec VPN Overview
Internet Key Exchange v1 and v2
Encapsulating Security Payload
IPsec Virtual Tunnel Interface
Dynamic Multipoint VPN
Cisco IOS FlexVPN
Overview of Point-to-Point IPsec VPNs on the Cisco ASA
Configuration Tasks for Basic Point-to-Point Tunnels on the Cisco ASA
Enable IKE on an Interface
Configure IKE Policy
Configure PSKs
Choose Transform Set and VPN Peer
Choose Traffic for VPN
Configuring Site-to-Site VPN with Connection Profiles Menu
Verify and Troubleshoot Basic Point-to-Point Tunnels on the Cisco ASA
Lab 2-1 Implement Site to Site Secure Connectivity on Cisco ASA
Overview of Cisco IOS VTIs
Configure Static VTI Point-to-Point Tunnels
Verify Static VTI Point-to-Point Tunnels
Configure Dynamic VTI Point-to-Point Tunnels
Verify Dynamic VTI Point-to-Point Tunnels
Lab 2-2 Objective: Implement a Cisco IOS static VTI point-to-point tunnel
Overview of Cisco IOS DMVPN
DMVPN Solution Components
GRE
NHRP
DMVPN Operations
Types of Authentication
Configure DMVPN on Hub
Configure DMVPN on Spoke
Configure Routing in DMVPN
Verify DMVPN

Module 3: Deploying Cisco IOS Site-to-Site FlexVPN Solutions
FlexVPN Overview
Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Site-to-Site VPN Topologies
FlexVPN Architecture
FlexVPN Configuration Overview
FlexVPN Capabilities
IKEv2 vs. IKEv1 Overview
IKEv2 Message Exchange
IKEv2 DoS Prevention
IKEv1 and IKEv2 Comparison
FlexVPN Use Cases
Point-to-Point FlexVPN
FlexVPN Configuration Blocks
IKEv2 Profile
Smart Defaults
Manipulating Default Values
Negotiating IKEv2 Proposals
Point-to-Point VPN Scenario with IPv4 Static Routes
Configure and Verify Point-to-Point VPN with IPv4 Static Routes
Point-to-Point VPN Scenario with OSPFv3
Configure and Verify Point-to-Point VPN with OSPFv3
Enroll Devices to ECDSA PKI
Configure Router for ECDSA
Configure ASA for ECDSA
Verify EC Key Pairs and Certificates
Verify IKEv2 SA
Verify IPsec SA
Verify Point-to-Point FlexVPN (just flowchart and important show/debug command output)
Lab 3-1: Implement Site-to-Site Secure Connectivity Using Cisco IOS FlexVPN
Cisco IOS FlexVPN
IKEv2 Configuration Payload
Locally Managed Hub-and-Spoke Scenario
Configure a Spoke in a Hub-and-Spoke Scenario
Configure a Hub in a Hub-and-Spoke Scenario
Configuration Exchange
Verify and Troubleshoot Hub-and-Spoke FlexVPN
Lab 3-2: Implement Hub-to-Spoke Secure Connectivity Using Cisco IOS Flex VPN
Spoke-to-Spoke Shortcut Scenario
NHRP in FlexVPN
Configure and Verify a Spoke in a Spoke-to-Spoke Shortcut Scenario
Configure and Verify a Hub in a Spoke-to-Spoke Shortcut Scenario
RADIUS-Managed FlexVPN Scenario
Verify Spoke-to-Spoke Shortcut Switching
Troubleshoot Spoke-to-Spoke Shortcut Switching (just flowchart and important show/debug command output)
Lab 3-3: Implement Spoke-to-Spoke Secure Connectivity Using Cisco IOS Flex VPN

Module 4: Deploying SSL VPNs
SSL VPN Components
SSL/TLS
Overview of group policies and connection profiles
Basic Cisco Clientless SSL VPN
Solution Components
Configure ASA gateway
Configure basic authentication
Configure access control (including URL entry and bookmarks)
Verify basic clientless SSL VPN
Troubleshoot basic clientless SSL VPN
Lab 4-1 Objective: Implement Basic Cisco Clientless SSL VPN on Cisco ASA
Deploying Application Access options (plug-ins, smart tunnels)
Configure and verify plugins
Configure and verify smart tunnels
Troubleshoot plugins and smart tunnel
Lab 4-2 Objective: Application Access clientless SSL
Advanced Authentication in Cisco Clientless SSL VPN Solution Components
Configure and verify Certificate based Authentication
Configure and Verify External Authentication
Troubleshoot Advanced Authentication in Clientless SSL VPN
Lab 4-3 Objective: Advanced AAA Clientless SSL

Module 5: Deploying Cisco AnyConnect VPNs
IP Address assignment
Split Tunneling
Basic Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN
Solution Components
SSL VPN Server Authentication
SSL VPN Clients Authentication
SSL VPN Clients IP Address Assignment
SSL VPN Split Tunneling
Configure ASA for Basic AnyConnect SSL VPN
Configure Basic Cisco Authentication
Configure Access Control
Verify and Troubleshoot Basic Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN
Lab 5-1 Objective: Implement Basic Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN on Cisco ASA
DTLS Overview
Parallel DTLS and TLS Tunnels
Configure DTLS
Verify DTLS
Cisco AnyConnect Client Configuration Management
Cisco AnyConnect Client Operating System Integration Options
Cisco AnyConnect Start Before Logon
Cisco AnyConnect Trusted Network Detection
Configure, Verify, and Troubleshoot Cisco AnyConnect Start Before Logon and Cisco AnyConnect Trusted Network Detection
Lab 5-2: Implement Advanced Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN on Cisco ASA
AnyConnect Support for IPSec/IKEv2
Configure a Cisco AnyConnect IPsec/IKEv2 VPNs on a Cisco ASA Adaptive Security Appliance
Verify and Troubleshoot Cisco AnyConnect IPsec/IKEv2 VPNs on Cisco ASA
Lab 5-3: Configure Cisco AnyConnect IPsec/IKEv2 VPNs on Cisco ASA
Cisco AnyConnect Advanced Authentication Scenarios
External Authentication
Certificate-Based Server Authentication
Configure and Verify Certificate-Based Client Authentication
SCEP Proxy Overview
SCEP Proxy Connection Flow
SCEP Proxy Configuration Procedure
Configure SCEP Proxy
Verify SCEP Proxy
Local Authorization Overview
Local Authorization Scenario
Local Authorization Configuration Procedure
Configure Local Authorization
External Authentication and Authorization Scenario
Configure External Authentication and Authorization
Troubleshoot Advanced Authentication and Authorization in Cisco AnyConnect VPNs
Accounting
Lab 5-3: Configure Cisco AnyConnect IPsec/IKEv2 VPNs on Cisco ASA
Lab 5-4: Implement Advanced Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN on Cisco ASA

Module 6: Endpoint Security and Dynamic Access Policies
Cisco HostScan Overview
Cisco HostScan Prelogin Assessment
Install Cisco HostScan
Configure Prelogin Criteria and Prelogin Policy
Configure Host Scan Endpoint Assessment
Configure Host Scan Advanced Endpoint Assessment
DAP Overview
Integrating DAP with Host Scan
Configuring DAP
Verifying and Troubleshooting DAP
Lab 6-1: Configure Hostscan and DAP for AnyConect SSL VPNs

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