Arrow Electronics, Inc.

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

CODE: SYM_000209

LENGTH: 32 Hours (4 days)

PRICE: kr35 000,00


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


    Session Dates
    Time Zone

    22 jul 2024

    Virtual Classroom (GMT)



    Instructor Led Online

    kr 35 000,00

    16 sep 2024

    Virtual Classroom (GMT)



    Instructor Led Online

    kr 35 000,00

    18 nov 2024

    Virtual Classroom (GMT)



    Instructor Led Online

    kr 35 000,00

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