The Securing WAN and SD-WAN 1-day workshop provides what is available from Cisco’s portfolio of solution to secure the Branch office and Software Defined WAN. Attendees will have the opportunity to go through preliminary design and implementation guidance for organizations looking to deploy an enterprise network that delivers an uncompromised secured user experience over any WAN connection. There is a plethora of security solutions that Cisco offers to have a secure WAN connectivity like DMVPN, Zone-based Firewall, Stealth watch, Cisco Umbrella, Snort IPS, FirePOWER and Introduction to Software Defined WAN. The course is focused on real world use cases which attendees can easily understand and relate.

Skills Covered

  • Overview & Introduction to Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) ? Transport Independent DMVPN designs ? PfR ? Application Optimization – WAAS ? Introduction to APIC-EM ? IWAN App from APIC-EM ? Plug n Play App
  • Understanding Cisco Transport-Independence ? Provider flexibility; Scalable and modular design;
  • Consistent operational model ? Technology: DMVPN/IPsec overlay design
  • Implementing a Highly Secure Connectivity using Cisco Security Solutions ? Certified strong encryption; Comprehensive threat defense; Scalable direct Internet access ? Technologies: Zone-Based Firewall
  • Monitoring Anomalies and containment of threat ? Constant visibility over the network and ensuring the compliance across the entire network ? Technologies: StealthWatch
  • Securing Branch office with DIA ? Providing Directing Internet access to the branch offices without needing them to go via HQ thru WAN link ? Technology: Cisco Umbrella

Who Should Attend

This training is recommended for engineers who are tasked with designing and/or enforcing Security.

Course Curriculum


Attendees focused on lab will need Routing and Switching networking knowledge preferably at CCNA and/or CCNP working knowledge and experience.

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This course is not associated with any Certification.

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