Cisco Core Security: Security Concepts

by Craig Stansbury

Threats can wreak havoc on a network, but Cisco’s security solutions will help mitigate them. This course will teach you the threats you need to be aware of, and how to mitigate them by using automating security appliances​ or Cisco Talos.

What you'll learn

There are numerous threats that can negatively impact an organization’s IT infrastructure, regardless if it is hosted in the cloud, or on-premises. In this course, Cisco Core Security: Security Concepts, you’ll gain an understanding of these threats, as well as how to mitigate against them using Cisco Talos or automating security appliances. First, you will learn the different types of threats that exist. Next, you will discover what security intelligence is and Cisco’s solution. Finally, you will explore how to automate various Cisco security devices, such as Firepower Threat Defense. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of automating Cisco’s security products needed to protect your network from the latest threats.

About the author

Craig has over 10 years of IT experience, including working on Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco Routes and Switches, Microsoft Servers, and VMWare ESXi. Craig started in IT in the United States Marine Corps and began teaching his Marines all the design and implementation concepts that they needed to know. He loves when his students have the "lightbulb moment" and are able to understand the concepts he is teaching them. Aside from teaching, Craig also owns a business that consults with enterprises to h... more

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