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Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance

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Cisco 300-720 Exam Overview :

Exam Name Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance
Exam Code 300-720
Actual Exam Duration 90 minutes
Exam Registration Price $300
Official Information https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/training-events/training-certifications/exams/current-list/sesa-300-720.html
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Cisco 300-720 Exam Topics :

Section Weight Objectives
1.0 Cisco Email Security Appliance Administration 15%

1.1. Configure Cisco Email Security Appliance features

  • 1.1.a Hardware performance specifications
  • 1.1.b Initial configuration process
  • 1.1.c Routing and delivery features
  • 1.1.d GUI

1.2. Describe centralized services on a Cisco Content SMA

1.3. Configure mail policies

  • 1.3.a. Incoming and outgoing messages
  • 1.3.b. User matching
  • 1.3.c. Message splintering
2.0 Spam Control with Talos SenderBase and Antispam 15%

2.1 Control spam with Talos SenderBase and Antispam

2.2 Describe graymail management solution

2.3 Configure file reputation filtering and file analysis features

2.4 Implement malicious or undesirable URLs protection

2.5 Describe the bounce verification feature

3.0 Content and Message filters 20%

3.1 Describe the functions and capabilities of content filters

3.2 Create text resources such as content dictionaries, disclaimers, and templates

  • 3.2.a Dictionaries filter rules
  • 3.2.b Text resources management

3.3 Configure message filters components, rules, processing order and attachment scanning

3.4 Configure scan behavior

3.5 Configure the Cisco ESA to scan for viruses using Sophos and McAfee scanning engines

3.6 Configure outbreak filters

3.7 Configure Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

4.0 LDAP and SMTP Sessions 15%

4.1 Configure and verify LDAP servers and queries (Queries and Directory Harvest Attack)

4.2 Understand spam quarantine functions

  • 4.2.a Authentication for end-users of spam quarantine
  • 4.2.b Utilize spam quarantine alias to consolidate queries

4.3 Understand SMTP functionality

  • 4.3.a Email pipeline
  • 4.3.b Sender and recipient domains
  • 4.3.c SMTP session authentication using client certificates
  • 4.3.d SMTP TLS authentication
  • 4.3.e TLS email encryption
5.0 Email Authentication and Encryption 20%

5.1 Configure Domain Keys and DKIM signing

5.2 Configure SPF and SIDF

5.3 Configure DMARC verification

5.4 Configure forged email detection

5.5 Configure email encryption

5.6 Describe S/MIME security services and communication encryption with other MTAs

5.7 Manage certificate authorities

6.0 System Quarantines and Delivery Methods 15%

6.1 Configure quarantine (spam, policy, virus, and outbreak)

6.2 Utilize safelists and blocklists to control email delivery

6.3 Manage messages in local or external spam quarantines

6.4 Configure virtual gateways

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