Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance


Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (SESA) v2.0 is a three-day instructor-led course that is designed to help learners understand how to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the appliance.

The objective of the course is to teach network professionals how to configure, administer, monitor, and conduct basic troubleshooting of the Cisco Email Security Appliance (Cisco ESA) in small to medium-sized business and enterprise installations.

This course reinforces instruction by providing hand-on labs to ensure that the learners thoroughly understand how to secure a network.


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The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • A moderate knowledge of TCP / IP fundamentals, including IP addressing and sub-netting, static IP routing and DNS.
  • Experience with Internet-based messaging, including SMTP, Internet message formats, and MIME message format. •
  • Familiarity with command line interface (CLI) and graphical user interface (GUI).
  • Previous experience with email security would be helpful.

Reviewing the Cisco ESAInstalling the Cisco ESAAdministering the Cisco ESAControlling sender and recipient domainsControlling spam with Cisco SensorBase and antispamUsing antivirus and outbreak filtersUsing mail policiesUsing content filtersPreventing data lossUsing LDAPUsing authentication and encryptionUsing message filtersUsing system quarantines and delivery methodsClusteringTroubleshooting


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

  • Reviewing the Cisco ESA
  • Installing the Cisco ESA
  • Administering the Cisco ESA
  • Controlling sender and recipient domains
  • Controlling spam with Cisco SensorBase and antispam
  • Using antivirus and outbreak filters
  • Using mail policies
  • Using content filters
  • Preventing data loss
  • Using LDAP
  • Using authentication and encryption
  • Using message filters
  • Using system quarantines and delivery methods
  • Clustering
  • Troubleshooting
Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • Network Engineers who configure and administer Cisco’s Email Security Appliance.
  • Partner Field Engineers who implement and configure the Cisco Email Security Appliance.
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