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  • Course Objectives
  • Who Should Attend
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  •   Describe the major components of Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced and how they operate.
  •   Install the management server, console, and agent..
  •   Define, manage, and create assets, policies, events,and configurations.
  •   Understand policy creation and editing in depth.
This course is for information technology professionals,security professionals, network and system managers,and administrators tasked with installing, configuring, and maintaining Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced v. 6.0.
You should have working knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and communications concepts. You must have experience with the Windows and UNIX operating systems in general. A basic understanding of key security disciplines (firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention, policy management, vulnerability assessment, antivirus protection, and so on) is required.


This course includes practical hands-on exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to use those skills in a working environment.


  •   Course overview
  •   The classroom lab environment

Introduction to Security Risks and Risk 

  •   Security Risks
  •   Security Risk Management
  •   Managing and Protecting Systems
  •   Corporate Security Policies and Security Assessments
  •   Host-Based Computer Security Issues

SDCS:Server Advanced Overview 

  •   SDCS: Server Advanced Component Overview
  •   Policy Types and Platforms
  •   Management Console Overview
  •   Agent User Interface Overview 
  • Demonstration of Management Console 

Installation and Deployment

  •   Planning the Installation
  •   Deploying SDCS:SA for High Availabilty
  •   Scalabilty
  •   Installing the Management Server
  •   Installing the Management Console
  •   Installing a Windows Agent
  •   Installing a UNIX Agent
  • LAB: Install Manager and agents

Configuring Assets

  •  Asset and Agent Overview
  •   Viewing Agents and Assets
  •   Managing Agents
  •   Managing Agents on Assets LAB:
    •  Create Asset Groups
    •  Examine agent Interface

Policy Overview

  •  Policies defined
  •  Prevention Policy overview
    • Process sets
    • Resource access
    • Policy options
  • Detection Policy Overview
    • IDS capabilities
    • Rules
    • Collectors
  • Policy Management Work space
  • User Interface on Agent
  • Example Use Cases
    • Real world scenarios
    • what type of security strategy should be used ?

Detailed Prevention Policies

  •   Policy Editor
  •   Policy Structure
  •   Global policy options
  •   Service Options
  •   Program Options
  •   Policy Processing Order
  •   Network Rules
  •   File Rules
  •   Registry Rules
  •   Process Sets
  •   Predefined Policies LAB:
    • Deploy Strict policy
    • Examine Functionality

Advanced Prevention

  • Profiling Applications
  •   Customizing Predefined Policies LAB:
    •  Modify Policy previously deployed
    •  Re-examine Functionality
  •   Preparing for Policy deployment LAB:
    •  Best practice - Covering Basics 
    •  Further Enhance Strict Policy
  •   Create Custom Process set LAB:
    •  Secure an FTP Server
    •  Troubleshoot policy/pset assignment using CLI

Detection Policies

  •   Detection Policies Structure
  •   Collectors
  •   Rules
  •   Predefined Detection Policies
  •   Creating a detection Policy using the Template policy LAB:
    •  Deploy Baseline Policy
    •  Create Custom Policy

Event Management

  •   Events Defined
  •   Viewing Events
  •   Reports and Queries Overview
  •   Creating Queries and Reports
  •   Creating Alerts LAB:
    •  View Monitor Types and Search Events
    •  Create Real Time Monitor
    •  Create queries and reports
    •  Create Alerts

Agent Management and Troubleshooting

  •   Configurations Defined
  •   Creating and Editing Configurations
    •   Common Parameters
    •   Prevention Settins
    •   Detection Settings
  •   Analyzing Agent Log Files
  •   Diagnostic Policies
  •   Local Agent tool – sisipsconfig LAB:
  •   Create Custom Configurations
    •  Implement Bulk Logging
    •  Disable Prevention on agent using CLI
    •  Use Diagnostic policy to gather logs
    •  Troubleshoot a Policy

System Management

  •   Managing Users and Roles
  •   Server Security
  •   Viewing and Managing Server Settings
  •   Viewing and Managing Database Settings
  •   Viewing and Managing Tomcat Settings  LAB:
    •  Create a new User
    •  View System Settings


  • Security Administrators
  • Security Engineers
  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrators

Public Program Schedule

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There is no upcoming Public Batch Schedule, you can ask for Private Batch or for On-Demand Learning

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Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

All our trainers are Symantec Certified Instructors. Our representative will share trainer profile once you start talking to our team.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date.

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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