Cisco® Implementing Automation for Cisco® Security Solutions v1.0 (SAUI)

This course demonstrates the tools and the benefits of leveraging programmability and automation in Cisco Security Solutions, including Cisco Firepower Management Center, Cisco Firepower Threat Defense, Cisco ISE, Cisco pxGrid, Cisco Stealthwatch Enterprise, Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud, Cisco Umbrella, Cisco AMP, Cisco Threat grid, and Cisco Security Management Appliances. Students will learn how to use the API for each Cisco security solution and specific applications of when the API benefits IT security content.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, students will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Understand the overall architecture of the Cisco security solutions and how APIs help enable security
  • Understand how to use Cisco Firepower APIs
  • Understand how pxGrid APIs function and their benefits
  • Understand what capabilities the Cisco Stealthwatch APIs offer and construct API requests to them for configuration changes and auditing purposes
  • Understand the features and benefits of using Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud APIs
  • Learn how to use the Cisco Umbrella Investigate API
  • Understand the Functionality provided by Cisco AMP and its APIs
  • Learn how to use Cisco Threat Grid APIs to analyze, search, and dispose of threats


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Introducing Cisco Security APIs
  • Role of APIs in Cisco Security Solutions
  • Cisco Firepower, Cisco ISE, Cisco pxGrid, and Cisco Stealthwatch APIs
  • Use cases and security workflow
  • 2 - Consuming Cisco Advanced Malware Protection APIs
  • Cisco AMP overview
  • Cisco AMP endpoint API
  • Cisco AMP use cases and workflows
  • Discovery 1: Query Cisco AMP endpoint APIs for verifying compliance
  • 3 - Using Cisco ISE
  • Introducing Cisco Identity services engine
  • Cisco ISE use cases
  • Cisco ISE APIs
  • 4 - Using Cisco pxGrid APIs
  • Cisco pxGrid overview
  • WebSockets and STOMP messaging protocol
  • Discovery 2: Use the REST API and Cisco pxGrid with Cisco Identity services engine
  • 5 - Using Cisco Threat Grid APIs
  • Cisco threat grid overview
  • Cisco threat grid API
  • Cisco threat grid use cases and workflows
  • Discovery 3: Construct a Python script using the Cisco threat grid API
  • 6 - Investigating Cisco Umbrella Security Data Programmatically
  • Cisco Umbrella investigate API overview
  • Cisco Umbrella investigate API: Details
  • Discovery 4: Query security data with the Cisco Umbrella investigate API
  • 7 - Exploring Cisco Umbrella Reporting and Enforcement APIs
  • Cisco Umbrella reporting and enforcement APIs: Overview
  • Cisco Umbrella reporting and enforcement APIs: Deep dive
  • Discovery 5: Generate reports using the Cisco Umbrella reporting API
  • 8 - Automating Security with Cisco Firepower APIs
  • Review basic constructs of Firewall policy management
  • Design policies for automation
  • Cisco FMC APIs in depth
  • Discovery 6: Explore the Cisco Firepower management center API
  • Cisco FTD automation with ansible
  • Discovery 7: Use ansible to automate Cisco Firepower threat defense configuration
  • Cisco FDM API in depth
  • Discovery 8: Automate Firewall policies using the Cisco Firepower device manager API
  • 9 - Operationalizing Cisco Stealthwatch and Its API Capabilities
  • Cisco Stealthwatch overview
  • Cisco Stealthwatch APIs: Details
  • Discovery 9: Automate alarm policies and create reports using the Cisco Stealthwatch APIs
  • 10 - Using Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud APIs
  • Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud overview
  • Cisco Stealthwatch Cloud APIs: Deep dive
  • Discovery 10: Construct a report using Cisco stealthwatch Cloud APIs
  • 11 - Describing Cisco Security Management Appliance APIs
  • Cisco SMA APIs overview
  • Cisco SMA API
  • Discovery 11: Construct reports using Cisco SMA APIs
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Channel and Customer


    Network Engineer

    System Engineer

    Wireless Engineer

    Consulting Systems Engineer

    Technical Solutions Architect

    Network Admisnistrator

    Wireless Design Engineer

    Network Manager

    Channel SEs

    Sales Engineer

    Channel AMs

    Account Manager


    Other Prerequisites

    The knowledge and skills you are expected to have before attending this course are:

    Basic programming language concepts

    Basic understanding of virtualization

    Ability to use Linux and CLI tools, such as SSH and bash

    CCNP level core networking knowledge

    CCNP level security networking knowledge

    Here are recommended offerings that may help you meet these prerequisites:

    Implementing and Administrating Cisco Solutions v1.0 (CCNA)

    Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Technologies v1.0 (SCOR)

    Cisco® Implementing Automation for Cisco® Security Solutions v1.0 (SAUI)

    Course Length : 3 Days

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