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Securing Networks with Cisco Umbrella

Protecting networks and users while the IT paradigm shifts and threat sophistication increases
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Understand the architecture, design and functionality of CISCO Umbrella. Apply the various principles and methods associated to CISCO Umbrella and protect networks
Learn about the deployment of CISCO Umbrella from scratch
Learn about the advanced deployment through virtual appliances (VA) and the roaming computers
Control applications, web activity, files and much more through robust policies and inspection
Learn about best practices and get the most out of the CISCO Umbrella solution to maximise value, and reduce risks

Learn about the Installation, Configuration and the Management of Cisco Umbrella, to protect networks from advanced threats. Understand the whole paradigm shift in IT to the cloud, controlling shadow IT, blocking unauthorized applications and protecting roaming users the way other internal assets are protected from advanced threats. Cisco Umbrella protects organisations from advanced threats through a cloud delivery model. The protection is applied through multiple layers of security, which includes content inspection, and control, intelligent proxy, security blocking, IP based control and much more.

Introduction

1
Introduction

In this introductory video we would discuss about the course outline, purpose and the agenda.

2
Preface

Before diving into the initial setup, we would be looking at some of the requirements, and other preliminary steps. Specifically, we would be discussing some the key challenges and issues in the current industry and how CISCO Umbrella helps to solve these

3
Umbrella Packages

Review the different flavors of the CISCO Umbrella offered. Help to decide the package most suitable for the environment

4
Architecture

Review the overall architecture and deployment strategy of CISCO Umbrella. Understand the information and data flow across the several components of CISCO Umbrella

Initial Setup

1
Initial Setup and Identities

Review and discuss the initial setup of CISCO Umbrella. Setup networks in the Umbrella cloud.

2
Provisioning Networks and Identities

Continue to provision the networks, review dynamic DNS settings and testing

3
Provisioning Networks and Identities - Continued

Continue to setup and complete initial deployment steps of CISCO Umbrella. Change the DNS settings on platforms

4
Setup Verification

Verify and validate the initial setup. Confirm through the logs and block pages. Review the need for a virtual appliance (VA)

5
Initial Setup Test

Configuration - Virtual Appliances (VA)

1
Virtual Appliance (VA) Installation

Download and deploy the Umbrella Virtual Appliances (VA) on the internal private network

2
Configure Internal Networks and Domains

Configure the internal networks and internal domain on CISCO Umbrella. Setup internal DNS redirection to local DNS resolvers

3
Virtual Appliance (VA) Setup Continued

Wrap up the setup of the Virtual Appliances (VA) and perform some verification checks

4
Internal IP Tracking and Verification

Review logs and verify that the internal hosts behind a NAT'ed gateway are accurately tracked in the event logs

Policy Management

1
Policy Setup Review

Understand the core elements behind a good policy in CISCO Umbrella. Review the fundamentals of existing polices

2
Configure Policy and Security Settings
3
Policy Configuration and Application Restriction

Configure and setup application control within policies

4
Policy Tester

Leverage the policy tester to troubleshoot and debug requests to track the policy and security settings match

5
Whitelists and Blacklists

Configure and review whitelists and blacklists. Discuss the significance and some use cases around the usage

6
Configuring Block Pages

Configure and setup custom block pages, including custom branding and other customisation

7
Umbrella Root Certifcate

Review the Umbrella root certificate and adding it as a trusted root certificate

Bypass Users and Content Modification

1
Content Modification

Configure exceptions and review the settings for security content modifications and managing the categories

2
User Bypass

Discuss requirements for bypassing block pages for some users as exceptions, providing block codes and managing the exceptions

Advanced Configuration - Intelligent Proxy and File Inspection

1
Configure Intelligent Proxy

Configure and setup the intelligent proxy to inspect unknown or greylist domain/web requests

2
Intelligent Proxy Verification
3
File Inspection

Review the technical details around file inspection within Intelligent proxy

Roaming Computers

1
Roaming Computers - Fundamentals

Understand the fundamentals behind the roaming computers and need for configuring agents for mobile users

2
Umbrella Roaming Agent Installation

Install the roaming agent on roaming computers. Understand the two variants of the deployment and perform the installation

3
Umbrella Anyconnect Agent Installation

Install and configure the CISCO Anyconnect 4.x client with Umbrella module and pair with Umbrella cloud

Administration

1
Portal Administration

Understand some of the core administrative functions on the Umbrella portal. Managing users, log subscriptions, sources, VA and roaming agents

2
Basic Troubleshooting

Discuss some basic troubleshooting techniques to understand some common issues and errors

3
Advanced Troubleshooting

Discuss some advanced troubleshooting and potential points of failure and control

4
Prevent Users From Bypassing Umbrella

Discuss about tactics that can be used to prevent users from bypassing Umbrella controls and inspection

Investigation and Reporting

1
Reports and Investigations

Review some of the default dashboards and reports to leverage in detecting threats. Discuss some methodologies to be used while performing investigations and getting the most out of Umbrella

2
Investigate API

Review the CISCO Umbrella Investigate platform/API. Understand the value provided and perform live investigations

3
Review

Conclusion

1
Course Conclusion

Concluding the course and next steps

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