Vendor: Cisco
Mode: Classroom or Virtual Classroom with Instructor
Level: Professional
Exam: SWSA 300-725
Exam at your place: yes, ask for a quote
Duration: 2 days
Language: German, French, Italian, English

SKU: SWSA-ILT Categories: , ,

Course Price

CHF 1'800.00

(excl. VAT)

Discount available for multiple students and dedicated classes.

Course Schedule
Ask for more dates, other languages or a different delivery mode as needed and we will do our best to meet your needs.
LanguageModeStart Date
GermanVirtual Class or ClassroomOn request
FrenchVirtual Class or ClassroomOn request
ItalianVirtual Class or ClassroomOn request
EnglishVirtual Class or ClassroomOn request

What you’ll learn

The training program, Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA), guides participants in the implementation, utilization, and upkeep of the Cisco® Web Security Appliance (WSA), equipped with Cisco Talos, to deliver advanced protection for business email and regulate web security threats. By combining expert guidance with hands-on exercises, participants will acquire skills in deploying proxy services, employing authentication, establishing policies for controlling HTTPS traffic and access, configuring user control settings and policies, utilizing anti-malware features, implementing data security and data loss prevention, conducting administration of the Cisco WSA solution, and more.
This training is designed to prepare individuals for the Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (300-725 SWSA) exam, a pathway to CCNP® Security and the Cisco Certified Specialist – Web Content Security certification. Additionally, completion of this training earns participants 16 Continuing Education (CE) credits for recertification.

What to expect in the exam

This exam certifies your knowledge of Cisco Web Security Appliance including proxy services, authentication, decryption policies, differentiated traffic access policies and identification policies, acceptable use control settings, malware defense, and data security and data loss prevention.

After you pass 300-725 SWSA:

Who should enroll

  • Security architects
  • System designers
  • Network administrators
  • Operations engineers
  • Network managers, network or security technicians, and security engineers and managers responsible for web security
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Technology areas

  • Security

Training overview


After taking this training, you should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco WSA
  • Deploy proxy services
  • Utilize authentication
  • Describe decryption policies to control HTTPS traffic
  • Understand differentiated traffic access policies and identification profiles
  • Enforce acceptable use control settings
  • Defend against malware
  • Describe data security and data loss prevention
  • Perform administration and troubleshooting


To fully benefit from this training, you should have knowledge of these topics:

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

You are expected to have one or more of the following basic technical competencies or equivalent knowledge:

  • CCNA Certification
  • Relevant industry certification [International Information System Security Certification Consortium ((ISC)2), Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security+, International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC), ISACA]
  • Cisco Networking Academy letter of completion (CCNA 1 and CCNA 2)
  • Windows expertise: Microsoft [Microsoft Specialist, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)], CompTIA (A+, Network+, Server+)

Lab outline

  • Configure the Cisco Web Security Appliance
  • Deploy Proxy Services
  • Configure Proxy Authentication
  • Configure HTTPS Inspection
  • Create and Enforce a Time/Date-Based Acceptable Use Policy
  • Configure Advanced Malware Protection
  • Configure Referrer Header Exceptions
  • Utilize Third-Party Security Feeds and MS Office 365 External Feed
  • Validate an Intermediate Certificate
  • View Reporting Services and Web Tracking
  • Perform Centralized Cisco AsyncOS Software Upgrade Using Cisco SMA

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