Cisco Security


Securing Hosts Using Cisco Security Agent

United Arab Emirates:
USD 1,800.00 excl. VAT

Duration: 2 Days

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers who support sales of Cisco security product solutions.
  • Cisco Channel Partners, who sell, implement and maintain secure networks.
  • Cisco Customers who implement and maintain secure networks
An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +971 4 42 89 440 or send an email to
Cisco Career Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE Security)
  • Certification as a Cisco CCNA or the equivalent knowledge
  • Certification as a Cisco CCSP or certifications as Cisco Firewall specialist, Cisco IDS Specialist, and Cisco VPN specialist
  • Competency in using the Microsoft Windows operating system
  • Familiarity with implementing network security policies and perimeter security system components such as perimeter router, firewall, bastion host / servers and hosts
Course Objectives

Securing Hosts Using Cisco Security Agent (HIPS) takes a task-oriented approach to teaching the skills to deploy, configure, and administer CSA to protect server and workstation hosts.

After completing this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the platforms and infrastructure that support CSA and the CSA MC
  • Describe the CSA architecture and the CSA MC
  • Configure the way CSA protects a host system
  • Install CSA with a default Agent kit
  • Create host groups and build Agent kits
  • Define application classes and associate them with the appropriate security policies
  • Use variables for granular control when creating rules
  • Configure security policies and rules
  • Configure system correlation rules for CSA
  • Identify which rules are for Windows, UNIX, and both platforms
  • Perform data analysis and create policies with CSA Analysis
  • Manage the Event Log and generate reports
Course Content
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Cisco Security Agent Overview
  • Cisco Security Agent Quick Start Installation
  • Cisco Security Agent Management Center Administration
  • Configuring Groups and Managing Hosts
  • Building Policies
  • Rule Basics
  • Systema Correlation Rules
  • Defining Application Classes
  • Working with Variables
  • Using Cisco Security Agent Analysis
  • Using Event Logs and Generating Reports
Further information

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