Managing Enterprise Security with Cisco Security Manager (SSECMGT)

Course Description

SSECMGT - Managing Enterprise Security with Cisco Security Manager

The Managing Enterprise Security with Cisco Security Manager (SSECMGT) 4.0 course is a five-day instructor-led course aimed at providing network security engineers with the knowledge and skills needed to configure and deploy Cisco Security Manager.

This course will help you:
  • Configure and deploy Cisco Security Manager

Learning Objectives

  • Present an overview of the Cisco Security Manager product, describe the main product features, and introduce the basic deployment tasks
  • Manage configuration of Cisco ASA adaptive security appliances and Cisco FWSM firewall devices, and explain firewall event management and device configuration correlation
  • Describe the most commonly used VPN topologies and their deployment
  • Examine the configuration of intrusion prevention mechanisms on the Cisco IOS platform, modules, and standalone appliances, as well as explain the Cisco IPS event and configuration correlation
  • Explain how Cisco Security Manager works with Cisco IOS devices, including the new Cisco ISR G2 routers
  • Describe the FlexConfig functionality of Cisco Security Manager, the workflow mode of operation, and administrative tasks and integration with Cisco Secure ACS


  • Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SECURE)
  • Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Features (FIREWALL)
  • Deploying Cisco ASA VPN Solutions (VPN)
  • Implementing Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • Understanding of networking and routing (on the CCNP level, but no certification is required).
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system


  1. Importing Devices
  2. Defining Interface Roles and Usage
  3. Creating Policy Objects
  4. Managing Firewall Policy—Policy Sharing
  5. Managing Firewall Policy—Policy Inheritance
  6. Configuring NAT and Inspecting Configuration Commands Prior to Deployment
  7. Configuring Event Monitoring and Configuration Correlation for Firewalls
  8. Managing SSL VPN Deployment Using Cisco AnyConnect
  9. Managing Clientless SSL VPN Deployment
  10. Managing DMVPN Deployment
  11. Managing GET VPN Deployment
  12. Configuring the Cisco IOS IPS
  13. Configuring the Cisco IPS Module
  14. Configuring Event Monitoring and Configuration Correlation for IPSs
  15. Configuring the Cisco IOS Software Router
  16. Managing DHCP Devices with the CiscoWorks Auto Update Server
  17. Configuring FlexConfigs
  18.  Configuring Cisco Secure ACS and Cisco Security Manager Integration

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Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: n/a

Max. Capacity: 16


Who Should Attend

Network Security Engineers that are working in the enterprise sector.