Course Code: 18965

Cisco - Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine - (SISE)

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


  • Course Overview
  • Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE) v3.0 is a 5-day Cisco ISE training program that discusses the Cisco Identity Services Engine, an identity and access control policy platform that provides a single policy plane across the entire organization, combining multiple services, including authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), posture, profiling, device onboarding, and guest management, into a single context-aware identity-based platform. This CCNP course provides students with the knowledge and skills to enforce security posture compliance for wired and wireless endpoints as well as enhance infrastructure security using the Cisco ISE.

    When it comes to CCNP security, this is an ideal course for anyone who plans to work with the Cisco Identity Services Engine. Sign up for this Cisco ISE implementation course or one of our other Cisco ISE training courses today, and feel free to read below to learn more about course information.
  • Audience
  • The primary audience for this course is as follows:

    ISE Administrators / Engineers
    Wireless Administrators / Engineers
    Consulting Systems Engineers
    Technical / Wireless / BYOD / Security Solutions Architects
    ATP partner systems and field engineers
    Systems integrators who install and implement the Cisco Identity Service Engine v2 x


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

    Familiarity with Cisco IOS CLI
    Familiarity with Cisco ASA
    Familiarity with Cisco VPN clients
    Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
    Familiarity with 802.1x

Course Details

  • Course Objectives
  • Describe Cisco ISE architecture, installation, and distributed deployment options
  • Configure Network Access Devices (NADs), policy components, and basic authentication and authorization policies in Cisco ISE
  • Implement Cisco ISE web authentication and guest services
  • Deploy Cisco ISE profiling, posture, and client provisioning services
  • Describe administration, monitoring, troubleshooting, and TrustSec SGA security
  • Configure device administration using TACACS+ in Cisco ISE
  • Module 1: Introducing Cisco ISE Architecture and Deployment
  • Lesson 1: Using Cisco ISE as a Network Access Policy Engine
  • Lesson 2: Introducing Cisco ISE Deployment Models
  • Module 2: Cisco ISE Policy Enforcement
  • Lesson 1: Introducing 802.1x and MAB Access: Wired and Wireless
  • Lesson 2: Introducing Identity Management
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Certificate Services
  • Lesson 4: Introducing Cisco ISE Policy
  • Lesson 5: Configuring Cisco ISE Policy Sets
  • Lesson 6: Implementing Third-Party Network Access Device Support
  • Lesson 7: Introducing Cisco TrustSec
  • Lesson 8: Introducing EasyConnect
  • Module 3: Web Authentication and Guest Services
  • Lesson 1: Introducing Web Access with Cisco ISE
  • Lesson 2: Introducing ISE Guest Access Components
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Guest Access Settings
  • Lesson 4: Configuring Portals: Sponsors and Guests
  • Module 4: Cisco ISE Profiler
  • Lesson 1: Introducing Cisco ISE Profile
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco ISE Profiling
  • Module 5: Cisco ISE BYOD
  • Lesson 1: Introducing the Cisco ISE BYOD Process
  • Lesson 2: Describing BYOD Flow
  • Lesson 3: Configuring My Devices Portal Settings
  • Lesson 4: Configuring Certificates in BYOD Scenarios
  • Module 6: Cisco ISE Endpoint Compliance Services
  • Lesson 1: Introducing Endpoint Compliance
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Client Posture Services and Provisioning in Cisco ISE
  • Module 7: Cisco ISE with AMP and VPN-Based Services
  • Lesson 1: Introducing VPN Access Using Cisco ISE
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco AMP for ISE
  • Module 8: Cisco ISE Integrated Solutions with APIs
  • Lesson 1: Introducing Location-Based Authorization
  • Lesson 2: Introducing Cisco ISE 2.x pxGrid
  • Module 9: Working with Network Access Devices
  • Lesson 1: Configuring TACACS+ for Cisco ISE Device Administration
  • Module 10: Cisco ISE Design
  • Lesson 1: Designing and Deployment Best Practices
  • Lesson 2: Performing Cisco ISE Installation and Configuration Best Practices
  • Lesson 3: Deploying Failover and High-Availability
  • Module 11: Configuring Third Party NAD Support
  • Lesson 1: Configuring Third-Party NAD Support
  • Lab Outline
  • Lab 1: Configure Initial Cisco ISE setup, GUI familiarization, system certificate usage
  • Lab 2: Integrate Cisco ISE with Active Directory
  • Lab 3: Configure Basic Policy on Cisco ISE
  • Lab 4: Configure Conversion to Policy Sets
  • Lab 5: Configure Access Policy for Easy Connect
  • Lab 6: Configure Guest Access
  • Lab 7: Configure Guest Access Operations
  • Lab 8: Create Guest Reports
  • Lab 9: Configure Profiling
  • Lab 10: Customize the Cisco ISE Profiling Configuration
  • Lab 11: Create Cisco ISE Profiling Reports
  • Lab 12: Configure BYOD
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  • Lab 13: Blacklisting a Device
  • Lab 14: Configure Compliance Services on Cisco ISE
  • Lab 15: Configure Client Provisioning
  • Lab 16: Configure Posture Policies
  • Lab 17: Test and Monitor Compliance Based Access
  • Lab 18: Test Compliance Policy
  • Lab 19: Configure Cisco ISE for VPN Access
  • Lab 20: Configure Threat-Centric NAC using Cisco AMP (Optional)
  • Lab 21: Configure Cisco ISE pxGrid and Cisco WSA Integration
  • Lab 22: Configure Cisco ISE for Basic Device Administration
  • Lab 23: Configure TACACS+ Command Authorization