Symantec Security Information Manager 4.7

Symantec Security Information Manager 4.7 Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

The Symantec Security Information Manager 4.7 course is designed for security professionals and network security administrators who are tasked with proactively identifying, prioritizing, and resolving critical security incidents to reduce security risk against their key network resources. This course delivers an overview of the Symantec Security Information Manager server and console, including details about the components, architecture, features, and benefits. Students will learn how to deploy and install the product in an enterprise environment, with emphasis on configuration, rule creation, modification, and management of incidents. This course concentrates on how to use Symantec Security Information Manager to reduce security risk by managing security events emanating from many different Symantec and third-party products.

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Intended Audience for this Symantec Security Information Manager 4.7 Course

  • » This course is for security professionals or IT administrators who are tasked with proactively identifying, prioritizing, and resolving critical security incidents.

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Symantec Security Information Manager 4.7 Course Objectives

  • » By the end of this course, you should be able to:
  • » Describe the features and benefits of Symantec Security Information Manager.
  • » Set up the Symantec Security Information Manager server.
  • » Configure Symantec Security Information Manager components for real-world use.
  • » Create, modify, and manage correlation and event filtering rules.
  • » Manage incidents, Help Desk tickets, and reports.

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Symantec Security Information Manager 4.7 Course Outline

      1. Introduction to Symantec Security Information Manager
        1. Information security challenges
        2. About Symantec Security Information Manager
        3. Product specifications
        4. SSIM concepts
      2. Deployment Planning and Installation
        1. SSIM components and design architecture
        2. Deployment guidelines in basic network situations
        3. Installation
      3. Introduction to the SSIM Console
        1. SSIM console installation
        2. SSIM console walkthrough and features
      4. Configuration
        1. Basic configurations of the SSIM system
        2. LDAP directory configurations
        3. Assets
      5. Event System
        1. Event system concepts
        2. Managing events in the SSIM console
        3. Event forwarding
      6. An Incident Life Cycle
        1. Incident workflow from events to incidents
        2. Managing incidents walkthrough
        3. Managing help desk tickets
      7. Collectors
        1. Collectors basics
        2. Configuring collectors
        3. Configuring point products to work with SSIM collectors
        4. Configuring collectors in the SSIM console
        5. Additional collector configurations
        6. Introduction to Universal Event Collectors
      8. Rules
        1. Rules basics
        2. Complex dynamic rule with DeepSight content and asset information
        3. Rules configurations
      9. Security Monitoring and Reporting
        1. Security monitoring overview
        2. Reports
        3. Dashboards
      10. System Maintenance
        1. Updating SSIM
        2. Database maintenance tasks
        3. Web configuration page options
        4. Troubleshooting

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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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