Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.x: Configure and Protect

CODE: SYM_SEP-CP

LENGTH: 3 day(s)

PRICE: €2 350,00

Description

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 cybercriminals.

Objectives

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

Secure endpoints against network and filebase threats

Control endpoint integrity and compliance

Enforce adaptive security posture

Audience

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

Prerequisites

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.

Programme

Introduction
Course environment
Lab environment

Securing Endpoints against Network-Based
Attacks

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

Securing Endpoints against File-Based
Threats

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


Controlling endpoint integrity and compliance


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.


Enforcing Adaptive Security Posture


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 location

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

Session Dates