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  • Skills Gained
  • Who Can Benefit
  • Prerequisites
  • Syllabus

The Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.x: Manage and Administer course is designed for the network, IT security, and systems administration professional tasked with implementing and monitoring virus and spyware protection, zero-day protection, and network threat protection solutions. This class covers how to create and implement the client firewall, intrusion prevention, application and device control, host integrity and behavioral protection policies that guard the enterprise from viruses and hackers. In addition, students learn how use virtualization features for virtual clients.

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

  • Manage Virus and Spyware Protection policies.
  • Manage SONAR scans.
  • Manage Firewall and Intrusion Prevention policies.
  • Manage Application and Device Control policies.
  • Manage System Lockdown
  • Manage Host Integrity
  • Manage Virtualized clients.

This course is for network managers, resellers, systems administrators, client security administrators, systems professionals, and consultants who are charged with the configuration and day-to-day management of Symantec Endpoint Protection in a variety of network environments.

You must have working knowledge of advanced computer terminology, including TCP/IP networking terms and Internet terms, and an administrator-level knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Course Details

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

Introducing Antivirus, Insight, and SONAR

  • Virus and spyware protection needs and solutions
  • Reputation and Insight
  • Administrator-defined scans
  • Auto-Protect
  • Download Insight
  • Included Virus and Spyware Protection policies

Managing Virus and Spyware Protection Policies for Windows

  • Configuring administrator-defined scans
  • Configuring protection technology settings and scans
  • Configuring e-mail scans
  • Configuring advanced options
  • Managing scanned clients

Managing Virus and Spyware Protection Policies for Mac and Linux

  • Configuring Virus and Spyware settings for Mac
  • Configuring Virus and Spyware settings for Linux
  • Configuring advanced options

Managing Exception Policies

  • Exceptions and exclusions
  • Configuring the Exceptions policy
  • Introducing Network Threat Protection
  • The OSI model and network threats
  • Network threat tools and attack methods
  • Attack and mitigation

Managing Firewall Policies

  • Firewall policy overview
  • Defining rule components
  • Modifying firewall rules
  • Configuring built-in rules
  • Configuring protection and stealth settings
  • Configuring Windows integration settings

Managing Intrusion Prevention Policies

  • Configuring network and browser intrusion prevention
  • Managing custom signatures

Compliance Management

  • Application and Device Control
  • System Lockdown
  • Host Integrity


  • Introducing virtualization features
  • Virtual image exception
  • Network and vShield Shared Insight Cache
  • Virtual client tagging
  • Offline image scanner
  • Windows Azure support


  • Security Administrators
  • System Integrators
  • Network Managers
  • 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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  • What is the Symantec Certification Program?
  • What is the benefit of becoming Symantec Certified?
  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery ?
  • What time do classes begin ?
  • Who will be my trainer?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

The Symantec Certification Program provides rigorous, objective assessments of Symantec technical expertise through securely proctored, computer-based, multiple-choice exams (based on real-world job tasks). The program validates the skills and technical competencies necessary for Symantec professionals to efficiently implement, administer, and maintain their data protection, high availability, and security environments utilizing Symantec solutions. Successful completion of the programs’ current requirements will result in the achievement and reward of either a Symantec Certified Specialist (SCS) or Symantec Certified Professional (SCP) certificate.

Symantec certified candidates and their companies have the ability to gain industry recognition, competitive differentiation, greater productivity & results, increased user community satisfaction, and a tangible measure of their education investment. Did you know that 76% of candidates and recruiters verified that Symantec Certification was discussed as part of the hiring process? Certification can open the door to increased visibility, better opportunities and new jobs in your industry. In today’s highly competitive environment, certification differentiates you as a professional who is serious about applied learning, making you an asset to a prospective employer. Read about the benefits of Certification for an Individual and Employer.

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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