Cisco Stealthwatch Security (SSO) Certification Training Course Overview

This 2 day course focuses on using Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise from the perspective of a security analyst. The overarching goal of the course is to use Stealthwatch to investigate potential security issues and make initial determinations of whether to proceed with a more thorough investigation or to move on to the next potential threat.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for individuals who are responsible for using Stealthwatch to monitor security policy, provide feedback on the configuration, and initiate incident response investigations. An entry-level security analyst is the ideal audience for this class.

  • Customers responsible for completing the initial configuration of the Stealthwatch System into their network.
  • Channel partners responsible for completing the initial configuration of the Stealthwatch System into a customer network.
  • Employees responsible for completing the initial configuration of the Stealthwatch System into a customer network

Learning Objectives

After completion of this course, a candidate will be able to:

  • Describe how the Stealthwatch System provides network visibility through monitoring and detection.
  • Describe the goals of using Stealthwatch in the proactive and operational modes.
  • Define basic concepts of investigation and detection of potential security issues using the Stealthwatch System.
  • Complete workflows to identify indicators of compromise in your network.
  • Describe alarm types and alarm notification within Stealthwatch.
  • Explain the utility of maps in the Stealthwatch System.
  • Describe how the Stealthwatch System contributes to successful incident handling.

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Course Modules

Module 1:
  • Cisco Stealthwatch Security Course Overview
  • Introduction to Security
  • Using Stealthwatch in the Proactive Mode
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Investigation and Detection Using Stealthwatch
  • Using Top Reports and Flow Tables for Detection
  • Creating and Using Dashboards for Detection
  • Creating Custom Security Events
  • Proactive Investigation Practice
Module 2:
  • Using Stealthwatch in the Operational Mode
  • Alarms and Alarm Response
  • Responding to Alarms
  • Maps
  • Using Maps for Incident Response
  • Host Identification
  • Identify Hosts Using Host Snapshot and Host Report
  • Culminating Scenario: Using Stealthwatch for Insider Threats
  • Security Best Practices in Stealthwatch
  • Cisco Stealthwatch Security Course Outcomes
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Course Prerequisites

It is strongly recommended to complete the Stealthwatch Foundations training prior to taking this course.