Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (SESA)

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Course Description

The Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (SESA) v3.1 course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco® Email Security Appliance to establish protection for your email systems against phishing, business email compromise, and ransomware, and to help streamline email security policy management.

This course is one of the concentration electives you can take to certify for the CCNP Security Certification. To complete CCNP Security you will need to pass the Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR) exam or its equivalent.

This course prepares you for the Cisco Certified Specialist - Email Content Security Certification.  
Required exam Recommended training
300-720 SESA
Securing Email with Cisco Web Email Security Appliance (SESA)
Certification Track CCNP Security Certification
  SCOR (Core) + SESA (Concentration elective) = CCNP Security Certification

Geography & Location
Nov 30, 2020 - 4 day(s)
Nov 30, 2020
GTR-Remote Central Time Zone
AMER, GTR-Remote Central Time Zone
$2750 USD
$2750 USD, 28 CLC
Feb 08, 2021 - 4 day(s)
Feb 08, 2021
Remote Central Time
AMER, Remote Central Time
$2750 USD
$2750 USD, 28 CLC
Feb 15, 2021 - 4 day(s)
Feb 15, 2021
Remote London Time
EMEA, Remote London Time
$2750 USD
$2750 USD, 28 CLC

Learning Objectives

  • Describe and administer the Cisco Email Security Appliance
  • Control sender and recipient domains
  • Control spam with Talos SenderBase and antispam
  • Use anti-virus and outbreak filters
  • Use mail policies
  • Use content filters
  • Use message filters to enforce email policies
  • Prevent data loss
  • Perform LDAP queries
  • Authenticate SMTP sessions
  • Authenticate email
  • Encrypt email
  • Use system quarantines and delivery methods
  • Perform centralized management using clusters
  • Test and troubleshoot


  • Cisco certification (Cisco CCENT® certification or higher)
  • Relevant industry certification, such as (ISC)2, CompTIA Security+, EC-Council, Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), and ISACA
  • Cisco Networking Academy letter of completion (CCNA® 1 and CCNA 2)
  • Windows expertise: Microsoft [Microsoft Specialist, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)], CompTIA (A+, Network+, Server+)

The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are:

  • TCP/IP services, including Domain Name Servers (DNS), Secure Shell (SSH), FTP, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), HTTP, and HTTPS
  • Experience with IP routing

This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (300-720 SESA), which leads to CCNP® Security and the Certified Specialist - Email Content Security certifications.
The 300-720 SESA exam certifies your knowledge of Cisco Email Security Appliance, including administration, spam control and anti-spam, message filters, data loss prevention, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), email authentication and encryption, and system quarantines and delivery methods. 

After you pass 300-720 SESA:

  • You earn the Cisco Certified Specialist - Email Content Security
  • You will have satisfied the concentration exam requirement for the new CCNP Security certification. To complete your CCNP Security certification, pass the Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (300-701 SCOR) exam or its equivalent

Who Should Attend

Security engineers, Security administrators, Security architects, Operations engineers, Network engineers, Network administrators, Network or security technicians, Network managers, System designers, Cisco integrators and partners

Course Information

Length: 4 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16