Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Symantec Web Protection—Edge SWG Planning, Implementation, and Administration R1

CODE: SYM_000209

LENGTH: 32 Hours (4 days)

PRICE: kr33 600,00


The Symantec Web Protection—Edge SWG Planning,
Implementation, and Administration course provides a
detailed introduction to the features that comprise Edge
SWG, which is the on-premise component of Symantec
Web Protection. These applications include ProxySG,
Management Center, Reporter, Content Analysis, and
High Risk Isolation.


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

  • Describe the major Edge SWG functions and capabilities
  • Write policies to defend enterprise networks against
    malware attacks and to enforce acceptable Internet
    browsing behavior
  • Understand how the various applications work
    together to secure enterprise networks
  • View reports and monitor solution performance


  • Basic understanding of networking concepts
  • Basic understanding of network security concepts
  • Basic understanding of the use of proxy servers
  • Programme

    Module 1: Introduction to Symantec Edge SWG

    • Overview of Web Protection Suite
    • Overview of Edge SWG components

    Module 2: Intercepting web traffic and applying policy

    • How the ProxySG intercepts traffic
    • Writing policy on the ProxySG
    • Layer and rule evaluation order in the VPM


    Module 3: Applying security and web usage policy to encrypted traffic

    • Introduction to TLS
    • Managing HTTPS traffic on the ProxySG

    Module 4: Providing security and web usage policies based on role or group

    • Authentication basics on the ProxySG
    • Using IWA authentication on the ProxySG
    • Authentication modes in explicit and transparent modes
    • Connecting to the Windows domain directly using IWA direct
    • Connecting to the Windows domain using IWA BCAAA
    • Using roles and groups in policy


    Module 5: Enforcing corporate guidelines for acceptable Internet browsing behavior

    • Create strong corporate guidelines for acceptable Internet use
    • Use website categorization to enforce acceptable use guidelines
    • Provide the ProxySG with categorization databases to be referenced in policy
    • Set the Request URL Category object in policy to enforce acceptable use guidelines
    • Inform users when web access is denied or restricted due to policy


    Module 6: Protecting the endpoint from malicious activity

    • WebPulse technical details
    • Introduction to Intelligence Services
    • Using Intelligence Services data feeds in policy
    • Ensuring safe downloads


    Module 7: Centrally managing devices with Management Center

    • How Management Center centralizes and simplifies device management
    • Configuring the ProxySG with the ProxySG Admin Console
    • Creating and distributing VPM policies
    • Creating and managing jobs
    • Use reports to analyze web browsing activity

    Module 8: Reporting for Edge SWG features

    • How Reporter delivers centralized web reporting
    • Configuring access logging on the ProxySG
    • Using the Reporter Admin Console to configure log processing on Reporter

    Module 9: Enhancing security with virus scanning

    • Introduction to Content Analysis
    • Exploring the Content Analysis management console
    • Configuring communication with the ProxySG over ICAP
    • Configuring malware scanning options





    Module 10: Using malware analysis to analyze potentially malicious files

      • Introduction to malware analysis
      • Preparing the use malware analysis
      • Performing malware analysis

    Module 11: Providing security for risky and unknown websites with High Risk Isolation

      • Introduction to High Risk Isolation
      • Configuring HRI
      • Overview of Symantec Web Isolation

    Module 12: Monitoring Edge SWG features

      • Monitoring devices from within Management Center
      • Monitor and maintain the Content Analysis
      • Troubleshooting tips

    Module 13: Understanding SGOS architecture and caching on the Edge SWG

      • SGOS architecture
      • Caching on the Edge SWG
      • Using HTTP compression

    Module 14: Using built-in diagnostic tools on the Edge SWG

      • Exploring sysinfo files
      • Using policy tracing and policy coverage
      • Using packet captures
      • Sending service information to Symantec

    Module 15: Expanding security with cloud integrations

      • Introduction to Cloud SWG
      • Using Universal Policy Enforcement
      • Integrating CloudSOC with Symantec Web Protection

    Module 16: Course review

      • Symantec Web Protection--Edge SWG Planning, Implementation, and Administration course review

    Appendix A: Using Content Policy Language (CPL)

      • Basic CPL concepts
      • Intermediate CPL concepts
      • Using CPL best practices

    Appendix B: Introduction to Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP)

      • Basic HTTP concepts


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