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The Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.x: Configure and Protect course is designed for the network, IT security, and systems administration professionals in a Security Operations position who are tasked with configuring optimum security settings for endpoints protected by Symantec Endpoint Protection 14. This class brings context and examples of attacks and tools used by cyber criminals.

Network, IT security, and systems administration professionals in a Security Operations position who are tasked with configuring optimum security settings for endpoints protected by Symantec Endpoint Protection 14

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

Course Details

Introduction

  • Course environment
  • Lab environment

Introducing Network Threats

  • Describing how Symantec Endpoint Protection protects each layer of the network stack
  • Discovering the tools and methods used by attackers
  • Describing the stages of an attack

Protecting against Network Attacks and Enforcing Corporate Policies using the Firewall Policy

  • Preventing network attacks
  • Examining Firewall Policy elements
  • Evaluating built-in rules
  • Creating custom firewall rules
  • Enforcing corporate security policy with firewall rules
  • Blocking network attacks using protection and stealth settings
  • Configuring advanced firewall feature

Blocking Threats with Intrusion Prevention

  • Introducing Intrusion Prevention technologies
  • Configuring the Intrusion Prevention policy
  • Managing custom signatures
  • Monitoring Intrusion Prevention events

Introducing File-Based Threats

  • Describing threat types
  • Discovering how attackers disguise their malicious applications
  • Describing threat vectors
  • Describing Advanced Persistent Threats and a typical attack scenario
  • Following security best practices to reduce risks

Preventing Attacks with SEP Layered Security

  • Virus and Spyware protection needs and solutions
  • Describing how Symantec Endpoint Protection protects each layer of the network stack
  • Examining file reputation scoring
  • Describing how SEP protects against zero-day threats and threats downloaded through files and email
  • Describing how endpoints are protected with the Intelligent Threat Cloud Service
  • Describing how the emulator executes a file in a sandbox and the machine learning engine’s role and function

Securing Windows Clients

  • Platform and Virus and Spyware Protection policy overview
  • Tailoring scans to meet an environment’s needs
  • Ensuring real-time protection for clients
  • Detecting and remediating risks in downloaded files
  • Identifying zero-day and unknown threats
  • Preventing email from downloading malware
  • Configuring advanced options
  • Monitoring virus and spyware activity

Securing Mac Clients

  • Touring the SEP for Mac client
  • Securing Mac clients
  • Monitoring Mac clients

Securing Linux Clients

  • Navigating the Linux client
  • Tailoring Virus and Spyware settings for Linux clients
  • Monitoring Linux clients
  • Providing Granular Control with Host Integrity
  • Ensuring client compliance with Host Integrity
  • Configuring Host Integrity
  • Troubleshooting Host Integrity
  • Monitoring Host Integrity

Controlling Application and File Access

  • Describing Application Control and concepts
  • Creating application rulesets to restrict how applications run
  • Monitoring Application Control events

Restricting Device Access for Windows and Mac Clients

  • Describing Device Control features and concepts for Windows and Mac clients
  • Enforcing access to hardware using Device Control
  • Discovering hardware access policy violations with reports, logs, and notifications

Hardening Clients with System Lockdown

  • What is System Lockdown?
  • Determining to use System Lockdown in Whitelist or Blacklist mode
  • Creating whitelists for blacklists
  • Protecting clients by testing and Implementing System Lockdown

Customizing Policies based on Location

  • Creating locations to ensure the appropriate level of security when logging on remotely
  • Determining the criteria and order of assessment before assigning policies
  • Assigning policies to locations
  • Monitoring locations on the SEPM and SEP client

Managing Security Exceptions

  • Creating file and folder exceptions for different scan types
  • Describing the automatic exclusion created during installation
  • Managing Windows and Mac exclusions
  • Monitoring security exceptions

Audience

  • Security Administrators
  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrators

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FAQ

  • 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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