Course Code: 16915

Cisco - Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR)

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training


  • Course Overview
  • In this course, Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR) v1.0, students will master the skills and technologies needed to implement core Cisco security solutions to provide advanced threat protection against cybersecurity attacks. Students will learn security for networks, cloud and content, endpoint protection, secure network access, visibility and enforcements. They will get extensive hands-on experience deploying Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall and Cisco ASA Firewall; configuring access control policies, mail policies, and 802.1X Authentication; and more. Students will also get introductory practice on Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise and Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud threat detection features.

  • Audience
  • This course will help you prepare to take the Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR) exam. It also helps you prepare for the CCNP Security and CCIE Security certifications and for senior-level security roles featuring Cisco security solutions.

    The primary audience for this course is as follows:

    Security Engineer
    Network Engineer
    Network Designer
    Network Administrator
    Systems Engineer
    Consulting Systems Engineer
    Technical Solutions Architect
    Cisco Integrators/Partners
    Network Manager
    Cisco integrators and partners


  • The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:
    Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0 course
    Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
    Working knowledge of the Windows operating system
    Working knowledge of Cisco IOS networking and concepts
    Familiarity with basics of networking security concepts

Course Details

  • Describing Information Security Concepts
  • Information Security Overview
  • Managing Risk
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Understanding CVSS
  • Describing Common TCP/IP Attacks
  • Legacy TCP/IP Vulnerabilities
  • IP, ICMP, TCP, UDP Vulnerabilities
  • Attack Surface and Attack Vectors
  • Reconnaissance Attacks
  • Access Attacks
  • Man-In-The-Middle Attacks
  • Denial of Service and Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
  • Reflection and Amplification Attacks
  • Spoofing Attacks
  • DHCP Attacks
  • Describing Common Network Application Attacks
  • Password Attacks
  • DNS-Based Attacks
  • DNS Tunneling
  • Web-Based Attacks
  • HTTP 302 Cushioning
  • Command Injections
  • SQL Injections
  • Cross-Site Scripting and Request Forgery
  • Email-Based Attacks
  • Describing Common Endpoint Attacks
  • Buffer Overflow, Malware
  • Reconnaissance Attack
  • Gaining Access and Control
  • Gaining Access via Social Engineering
  • Gaining Access via Web-Based Attacks
  • Exploit Kits and Rootkits
  • Privilege Escalation
  • Post-Exploitation Phase
  • Angler Exploit Kit
  • Describing Network Security Technologies
  • Defense-in-Depth Strategy, Defending Across the Attack Continuum
  • Network Segmentation and Virtualization Overview, Stateful Firewall Overview
  • Security Intelligence Overview, Threat Information Standardization
  • Network-Based Malware Protection Overview, IPS Overview
  • Next Generation Firewall Overview, Email Content Security Overview
  • Web Content Security Overview
  • Threat Analytic Systems Overview, DNS Security Overview
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Overview
  • Identity and Access Management Overview
  • Virtual Private Network Technology Overview
  • Network Security Device Form Factors Overview
  • Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall
  • Cisco ASA Deployment Types
  • Cisco ASA Interface Security Levels
  • Cisco ASA Objects and Object Groups
  • Network Address Translation
  • Cisco ASA Interface ACLs
  • Cisco ASA Global ACLs
  • Cisco ASA Advanced Access Policies
  • Cisco ASA High Availability Overview
  • Deploying Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Deployments, Packet Processing and Policies
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Objects, NAT
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Prefilter Policies
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Access Control Policies
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Security Intelligence
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Discovery Policies
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW IPS Policies
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Malware and File Policies
  • Deploying Email Content Security
  • Cisco Email Content Security Overview
  • SMTP Overview
  • Email Pipeline Overview
  • Public and Private Listeners
  • Host Access Table Overview
  • Recipient Access Table Overview
  • Mail Policies Overview
  • Protection Against Spam and Graymail
  • Anti-virus and Anti-malware Protection
  • Outbreak Filters, Content Filters
  • Data Loss Prevention
  • Email Encryption
  • Deploying Web Content Security
  • Cisco WSA Overview
  • Deployment Options
  • Network Users Authentication
  • HTTPS Traffic Decryption
  • Access Policies and Identification Profiles
  • Acceptable Use Controls Settings
  • Anti-Malware Protection
  • Deploying Cisco Umbrella
  • Cisco Umbrella Architecture
  • Deploying Cisco Umbrella
  • Cisco Umbrella Roaming Client
  • Managing Cisco Umbrella
  • Cisco Umbrella Investigate Overview
  • VPN Definition
  • VPN Definition
  • VPN Types
  • Secure Communication and Cryptographic Services
  • Keys in Cryptography
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Introducing Cisco Secure Site-to-Site VPN Solutions
  • Site-to-Site VPN Topologies
  • IPsec VPN Overview
  • IPsec Static Crypto Maps
  • IPsec Static Virtual Tunnel Interface
  • Dynamic Multipoint VPN
  • Cisco IOS FlexVPN
  • Deploying Cisco IOS VTI-Based Point-to-Point
  • Cisco IOS VTIs
  • Static VTI Point-to-Point IPsec IKEv2 VPN Configuration
  • Deploying Point-to-Point IPsec VPNs on the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
  • Point-to-Point VPNs on the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
  • Cisco ASA Point-to-Point VPN Configuration
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Point-to-Point VPN Configuration
  • Introducing Cisco Secure Remote Access VPN Solutions
  • Remote Access VPN Components
  • Remote Access VPN Technologies
  • SSL Overview
  • Deploying Remote Access SSL VPNs on the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
  • Remote Access Configuration Concepts
  • Connection Profiles
  • Group Policies
  • Cisco ASA Remote Access VPN Configuration
  • Cisco Firepower NGFW Remote Access VPN Configuration
  • Explaining Cisco Secure Network Access Solutions
  • Cisco Secure Network Access
  • Cisco Secure Network Access Components
  • AAA Role in Cisco Secure Network Access Solution
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine
  • Cisco TrustSec
  • Describing 802.1X Authentication
  • 802.1X and EAP
  • EAP Methods
  • Role of RADIUS in 802.1X Communications
  • RADIUS Change of Authorization
  • Configuring 802.1X Authentication
  • Cisco Catalyst Switch 802.1X Configuration
  • Cisco WLC 802.1X Configuration
  • Cisco ISE 802.1X Configuration
  • Supplicant 802.1x Configuration
  • Cisco Central Web Authentication
  • Describing Endpoint Security Technologies
  • Host-Based Personal Firewall, Anti-Virus, Intrusion Prevention System
  • Application Whitelists and Blacklists
  • Host-Based Malware Protection
  • Sandboxing Overview
  • File Integrity Checking
  • Deploying Cisco AMP for Endpoints
  • Cisco AMP for Endpoints Architecture
  • Cisco AMP for Endpoints Engines
  • Retrospective Security with Cisco AMP
  • Cisco AMP Device and File Trajectory
  • Managing Cisco AMP for Endpoints
  • Introducing Network Infrastructure Protection
  • Identifying Network Device Planes
  • Control Plane Security Controls
  • Management Plane Security Controls
  • Network Telemetry
  • Layer 2 Data Plane Security Controls
  • Layer 3 Data Plane Security Controls
  • Deploying Control Plane Security Controls
  • Infrastructure ACLs, Control Plane Policing Control Plane Protection
  • Routing Protocol Security
  • Deploying Layer 2 Data Plane Security Controls
  • Overview of Layer 2 Data Plane Security Controls, VLAN-Based Attacks Mitigation , STP Attacks Mitigation
  • Port Security, Private VLANs, DHCP Snooping
  • ARP Inspection, Storm Control
  • MACsec Encryption
  • Deploying Layer 3 Data Plane Security Controls
  • Infrastructure Antispoofing ACLs
  • Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding
  • P Source Guard
  • Lab Outline:
  • Configure Network Settings And NAT On Cisco ASA,Cisco ASA Access Control Policies, Cisco Firepower NGFW NAT
  • Configure Cisco Firepower NGFW Access Control Policy, NGFW Discovery and IPS Policy NGFW Malware and File Policy
  • Configure Listener, HAT, and RAT on Cisco ESA, Mail Policies
  • Configure Proxy Services, Authentication, and HTTPS Decryption
  • Enforce Acceptable Use Control and Malware Protection, Examine the Umbrella Dashboard
  • Examine Cisco Umbrella Investigate, Explore DNS Ransomware Protection by Cisco Umbrella
  • Configure Static VTI Point-to-Point IPsec IKEv2 Tunnel, Configure Point-to-Point VPN between the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
  • Configure Remote Access VPN on the Cisco Firepower NGFW, Explore Cisco AMP for Endpoints
  • Perform Endpoint Analysis Using AMP for Endpoints Console, Explore File Ransomware Protection by Cisco AMP for Endpoints Console
  • Explore Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise v6.9.3, Explore CTA in Stealthwatch Enterprise v7.0
  • Explore the Cisco Cloudlock Dashboard and User Security, Explore Cisco Cloudlock Application and Data Security
  • Explore Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Explore Stealthwatch Cloud Alert Settings, Watchlists, and Sensors