Advanced Threat Management

Advanced Threat Management Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

In this course, you will learn strategies in defense against advanced threats to better understand the threat landscape. You will learn the use of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls, including the WildFire product.

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Intended Audience for this Advanced Threat Management Course

  • » Firewall administrators
  • » Network security administrators
  • » Technical professionals

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Advanced Threat Management Course Objectives

  • » Manage advanced threats using security policies, profiles, and signatures to protect networks against emerging threats

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Advanced Threat Management Course Outline

      1. Course Introduction
      2. Threat Landscape
        1. Palo Alto Networks Technologies
        2. WildFire Architecture
        3. Advanced Persistent Threats
        4. Threat Management Strategies
      3. Integrated Approach to Threat Protection
        1. Apply Best Practices
        2. Reduce the Attack Surface
        3. Control Attack Methodology
      4. Handling Known Threats
        1. Configuring Security Profiles
        2. Zone and DoS Protection
        3. Control Advance Threat Enablers
        4. Handling Drive-By Downloads
      5. Investigating Attacks
        1. Threat Vault
        2. Wildfire Logs and Reports
        3. Log Correlation
        4. Using AppScope
        5. Creating Custom App-IDs
      6. Dealing with Zero-Day Attacks
        1. Researching Threat Events
        2. Identifying Unknown Threats
        3. Finding Infected Hosts
      7. Creating Custom Threat Signatures
        1. Build Custom Signatures
        2. Create Emerging Threat Signature
      8. Labs
        1. You will spend approximately 50% of class in hands-on labs.

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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