Cisco SISAS – Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions

In this course you will learn how to dploy the Cisco Identity Service Engine and 802.1x secure network access. You will also discuss topics like Cisco ISE appliance product solutions, configuration of various advanced Cisco security solutions for mitigatint threats and securing devices connecting to the network.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at network security engineers.

what you will learn

What you will learn

  • Upon completion you will know how to:
  • Cisco ISE architecture and access control capabilities
  • 802.1X architecture, implementation, and operation
  • Commonly implemented Extensible Authentication Protocols (EAPs)
  • Implement public key infrastructure (PKI) with ISE
  • Implement internal and external authentication databases
  • Implement MAC Authentication Bypass (MAB)
  • Implement identity based authorization policies
  • Cisco TrustSec features
  • Implement web authentication and guest access
  • Implement ISE Posture service
  • Implement ISE Profiling
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) as it relates to ISE
  • Troubleshoot ISE


  • Students need to have:
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system
Course outline

Course Outline

1. Threat Mitigation through Identity Services
Identity Services
802.1X and EAP
Configure 802.1X Components
2. ISE Fundamentals
Describe Cisco ISE Features and configure the fundamentals
Cisco ISE with PKI
Cisco ISE Authentication
Cisco ISE with External Authentication
3. Advance Access Control
Certificate Based User Authentication
Cisco TrustSec
4. Web Authentication and Guest Access
Web Authentication
Guest Access Services
5. Endpoint
6. Troubleshooting Network Access Control
Troubleshooting ISE