We're offering 20% off September Live Online classes! See which courses are applicable.   |   Details

AccountIcon BigDataIcon BlogIcon default_resource_icon CartIcon checkmark_icon cloud_devops_icon computer_network_admin_icon cyber_security_icon gsa_schedule_icon human_resources_icon location_icon phone_icon plus_icon programming_software_icon project_management_icon redhat_linux_icon search_icon sonography_icon sql_database_icon webinar_icon

Search UMBC Training Centers

Computer and Network Administration

Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR)

Group Training + View more dates & times


The Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR) v1.0 course helps you prepare for the Cisco® CCNP® Security and CCIE® Security certifications and for senior-level security roles. In this course, you will master the skills and technologies you need to implement core Cisco security solutions to provide advanced threat protection against  cybersecurity attacks. You will learn security for networks, cloud and content, endpoint protection, secure network access, visibility, and enforcement. You 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. You will get introductory practice on Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise and Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud threat detection features.

This course, including the self-paced material, helps prepare you to take the exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR), which leads to the new CCNP Security, CCIE Security, and the Cisco Certified Specialist – Security Core certifications.

Who Should Take This Course


  • 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


To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • 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 the basics of networking security concepts
Why You Should Take This Course

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe information security concepts and strategies within the network
  • Describe common TCP/IP, network application, and endpoint attacks
  • Describe how various network security technologies work together to guard against attacks
  • Implement access control on the Cisco ASA appliance and Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall
  • Describe and implement basic email content security features and functions provided by the Cisco Email Security Appliance
  • Describe and implement web content security features and functions provided by the Cisco Web Security Appliance
  • Describe Cisco Umbrella security capabilities, deployment models, policy management, and Investigate console
  • Introduce VPNs and describe cryptography solutions and algorithms
  • Describe Cisco secure site-to-site connectivity solutions and explain how to deploy Cisco IOS VTI-based point-to-point IPsec VPNs, and point-to-point IPsec VPN on the Cisco ASA and Cisco Firepower NGFW
  • Describe and deploy Cisco secure remote access connectivity solutions and describe how to configure 802.1X and EAP authentication
  • Provide a basic understanding of endpoint security and describe AMP for Endpoints architecture and basic features
  • Examine various defenses on Cisco devices that protect the control and management plane
  • Configure and verify Cisco IOS Software Layer 2 and Layer 3 Data Plane Controls
  • Describe Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise and Stealthwatch Cloud solutions
  • Describe the basics of cloud computing and common cloud attacks and how to secure cloud environment
Course Outline


Describing Information Security Concepts*
• Information Security Overview
• Managing Risk
• Vulnerability Assessment
• Understanding CVSS
Describing Common TCP/IP Attacks*
• Legacy TCP/IP Vulnerabilities
• IP Vulnerabilities
• ICMP Vulnerabilities
• TCP Vulnerabilities
• 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
• Cisco Firepower NGFW Packet Processing and Policies
• Cisco Firepower NGFW Objects
• Cisco Firepower NGFW 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
Explaining VPN Technologies and Cryptography
• 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
• Host-Based Anti-Virus
• Host-Based 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
• IP Source Guard
*This section is self-study material that can be done at your own pace if you are taking the instructor-led version
of this course.
Lab Outline
• Configure Network Settings And NAT On Cisco ASA
• Configure Cisco ASA Access Control Policies
• Configure Cisco Firepower NGFW NAT
• Configure Cisco Firepower NGFW Access Control Policy
• Configure Cisco Firepower NGFW Discovery and IPS Policy
• Configure Cisco NGFW Malware and File Policy
• Configure Listener, HAT, and RAT on Cisco ESA
• Configure 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

Is there a discount available for current students?

UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Asynchronous courses are excluded from this offer.

What is the cancellation and refund policy?

Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

Contact Us