Course Duration:

5 Days

Who should attend:

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cisco Channel Partner SEs and FEs that are seeking to meet the education requirements to attain ATP authorization to sell Cisco ISE.
  • Field engineers, network administrators, and consulting systems engineers who implement and maintain the Cisco ISE in enterprise networks.
  • Security architects, design engineers, network designers and others seeking hands-on experience with the Cisco ISE.

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Security architects, design engineers, and others seeking hands-on experience with Cisco ISE.

Course Content

The Implementing and Configuring the Cisco Identity Services Engine course provides security and system engineers and administrators an intensive hands-on experience in setting up, deploying and managing the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) to support authentication, authorization, accounting and policy-based networking for devices and users. Students will walk through a complete install, configure the network and devices, and use ISE as a policy engine to protect the network.

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe Cisco ISE architecture, installation, and distributed deployment options.
  • Configure Network Access Devices, Policy Components and Basic Authentication and Authorization Policies in Cisco ISE.
  • Implement Cisco ISE web authentication and guest services.
  • Deploy Cisco ISE profiling and posture service.
  • Describe administration, monitoring, troubleshooting, and TrustSec SGA security.

Course Outline

Module 1: Cisco ISE Product Overview

  • Lesson 1: Introducing the Cisco ISE
  • Lesson 2: Getting Started with Cisco ISE

Module 2: Cisco ISE Authentication and Authorization

  • Lesson 1: Configuring Basic Access
  • Lesson 2: Understanding External Authentication
  • Lesson 3: Using Cisco ISE Dictionaries
  • Lesson 4: Configuring Authorization

Module 3: Web Authentication and User Access Management

  • Lesson 1: Implementing Web Authentication
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Guest Services

Module 4: Cisco ISE Profiler, Posture, and Endpoint Protection Services

  • Lesson 1: Implementing Cisco ISE Profiler Service
  • Lesson 2: Implementing Cisco ISE Posture Service
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Cisco ISE Endpoint Protection Services
  • Lesson 4: Implementing BYOD

Module 5: Reports, Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Security

  • Lesson 1: Implementing Inline Posture and TrustSec Security
  • Lesson 2: Describing the Cisco ISE Architecture
  • Lesson 3: Performing Cisco ISE Administration and Maintenance
  • Lesson 4: Using Cisco ISE Reporting, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting