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Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.2 Configure and Protect (SEPCP42)

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: 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
Module 2: Protecting against Network Attacks and Enforcing Corporate Policies using the Firewall Policy
  • Preventing network attacks
  • Examining Firewall Policy elements
  • Creating custom firewall rules
  • Enforcing corporate security policy with firewall rules
  • Configuring advanced firewall feature
Module 3: Blocking Threats with Intrusion Prevention
  • Introducing Intrusion Prevention technologies
  • Configuring the Memory Exploit Mitigation policy
  • Configuring the Intrusion Prevention policy
  • Managing custom signatures
  • Monitoring Intrusion Prevention events
Module 4: 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
Module 5: Preventing Attacks with SEP Layered Security
  • Virus and Spyware protection needs and solutions
  • Examining file reputation scoring
  • 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
  • Describing download protection with Download Insight.
  • Describing file system and Email Auto-Protect and various Auto-Protect considerations.
  • Describing SONAR real-time protection.
  • Describing the different scan types and scan considerations.
Module 6: 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
Module 7: Securing Linux Clients
  • Navigating the Linux client
  • Tailoring Virus and Spyware settings for Linux clients
  • Monitoring Linux clients
  • SEP for Linux Logs
Module 8: Securing Mac Clients
  • Touring the SEP for Mac client
  • Securing Mac clients
  • Monitoring Mac clients
  • SEP Logs on Mac clients
Module 9: Providing Granular Control with Host Integrity
  • Ensuring client compliance with Host Integrity
  • Host Integrity concepts
  • Configuring Host Integrity
  • Troubleshooting Host Integrity
  • Monitoring Host Integrity
Module 10: Controlling Application and File Access
  • Application Control overview
  • Describing Application Control and concepts
  • Creating application rulesets to restrict how applications run
  • Monitoring Application Control events
Module 11: Restricting Device Access for Windows and Mac Clients
  • Introducing Device Cotrol
  • Describing Device Control features and concepts for Windows
  • Describing Device Control features and concepts for Mac clients
  • Discovering hardware access policy violations with reports, logs, and notifications
Module 12: Hardening Clients with System Lockdown
  • What is System Lockdown?
  • Creating and managing the file fingerprint list
  • System Lockdown use cases
Module 13: Customizing Policies based on Location
  • Creating locations to ensure the appropriate level of security when logging on remotely
  • Assigning policies to locations
  • Monitoring locations on the SEPM and SEP client
Module 14: Managing Security Exceptions
  • Describing security exceptions
  • Describing the automatic exclusion created during installation
  • Managing Windows and Mac exclusions
  • Monitoring security exceptions