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Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE)

The Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE) class shows you how to deploy and use Cisco® Identity Services Engine (ISE), an identity and access control policy platform that simplifies the delivery of consistent, highly secure access control across wired, wireless, and VPN connections.

This 5-day, hands-on class provides you with the knowledge and skills to implement and use Cisco ISE, including policy enforcement, profiling services, web authentication and guest access services, BYOD, endpoint compliance services, and TACACS+ device administration.

Through expert instruction and hands-on practice, you will learn how to use Cisco ISE to gain visibility into what is happening in your network, streamline security policy management, and contribute to operational efficiency.


Who Should Enroll?

This training class is aimed at engineers in the following roles:
~ Network security engineers
~ ISE administrators
~ Wireless network security engineers


Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE)


Among other tasks, after taking this class you should be able to:
~ Describe Cisco ISE deployments
~ Describe concepts and configure components related to 802.1X and MAC Authentication Bypass (MAB) authentication
~ Describe how Cisco ISE policy sets are used to implement authentication and authorization
~ Describe third-party Network Access Devices (NADs), Cisco TrustSec®, and Easy Connect
~ Describe and configure web authentication, processes, operation, and guest services
~ Describe and configure Cisco ISE profiling services, and understand how to monitor these services
~ Describe BYOD challenges, solutions, processes, and portals
~ Configure a BYOD solution
~ Describe the value of the My Devices portal and how to configure this portal
~ Describe endpoint compliance, compliance components, posture agents, posture deployment and licensing, and the posture service in Cisco ISE.
~ Describe and configure TACACS+ device administration using Cisco ISE, including command sets, profiles, and policy sets
~ Migrate TACACS+ functionality from Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS) to Cisco ISE, using a migration tool

Prerequisite Knowledge Advisory

Before taking this class, you should have the following experience and skills:
~ Familiarity with the Cisco IOS® Software Command-Line Interface (CLI)
~ Familiarity with Cisco AnyConnect® Secure Mobility Client
~ Familiarity with Microsoft Windows operating systems
~ Familiarity with 802.1X

Course Duration

5 days instructor-led training with hands-on lab practice.

Exam Required for SISE Certification

This exam certifies your knowledge of Cisco Identity Services Engine, including architecture and deployment, policy enforcement, Web Auth and guest services, profiler, BYOD, endpoint compliance, and network access device administration.

Exm: 300-715 SISE

After you pass your exam you earn the Cisco Certified Specialist – Security Identity Management Implementation certification.

(To complete CCNP Security, you also need to pass the Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR).)

SISE Outline

The class outline is as follows:


  • Introducing Cisco ISE Architecture and Deployment
  • Cisco ISE Policy Enforcement
  • Web Authentication and Guest Services
  • Cisco ISE Profiler
  • Cisco ISE BYOD
  • Cisco ISE Endpoint Compliance Services
  • Working with Network Access Devices


  • Access the SISE Lab and Install ISE 2.4
  • Configure Initial Cisco ISE Setup, GUI Familiarization, and System Certificate Usage
  • Integrate Cisco ISE with Active Directory
  • Configure Basic Policy on Cisco ISE
  • Configure Policy Sets
  • Configure Access Policy for Easy Connect
  • Configure Guest Access
  • Configure Guest Access Operations
  • Create Guest Reports
  • Configure Profiling
  • Customize the Cisco ISE Profiling Configuration
  • Create Cisco ISE Profiling Reports
  • Configure BYOD
  • Blacklisting a Device
  • Configure Cisco ISE Compliance Services
  • Configure Client Provisioning
  • Configure Posture Policies
  • Test and Monitor Compliance-Based Access
  • Test Compliance Policy
  • Configure Cisco ISE for Basic Device Administration
  • Configure TACACS+ Command Authorization