Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced 6.0

Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced 6.0 Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

The Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced 6.0 course is an introduction to implementing and managing a Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced 6.0 deployment. The architecture and individual components of the SDCS:SA 6.0 solution are detailed and explained. Agent installation and configuration are taught along with deployment and management of SDCS:SA agents and policies across the enterprise. The course also covers SDCS:SA Policy creation/modification in detail.

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Intended Audience for this Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced 6.0 Course

  • » This course is for information technology professionals, security professionals, network, system managers and administrators tasked with installing, configuring and maintaining Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced.

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Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced 6.0 Course Objectives

  • » Describe the major components of Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced and how they communicate.
  • » Install the management server, console and agent.
  • » Define, manage and create assets, policies, events and configurations.
  • » Understand policy creation and editing in depth.

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Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced 6.0 Course Outline

      1. Introduction
        1. Course Overview
        2. The Classroom Lab Environment
      2. Introduction to Security Risks and Risk
        1. Security Risks
        2. Security Risk Management
        3. Managing and Protecting Systems
        4. Corporate Security Policies and Security Assessments
        5. Host-Based Computer Security Issues
      3. SDCS:Server Advanced Overview
        1. SDCS: Server Advanced Component Overview
        2. Policy Types and Platforms
        3. Management Console Overview
        4. Agent User Interface Overview
        5. DEMO of Management Console
      4. Installation and Deployment
        1. Planning the Installation
        2. Deploying SDCS:SA for High Availability
        3. Scalability
        4. Installing the Management Server
        5. Installing the Management Console
        6. Installing a Windows Agent
        7. Installing a UNIX Agent
        8. LAB: Install Manager and Agents
      5. Configuring Assets
        1. Asset and Agent Overview
        2. Viewing Agents and Assets
        3. Managing Agents
        4. Managing Agents on Assets
        5. LAB: Create Asset Groups
        6. LAB: Examine Agent Interface
      6. Policy Overview
        1. Policies Defined
        2. Prevention Policy Overview
        3. Process Sets
        4. Resource Access
        5. Policy Options
        6. Detection Policy Overview
        7. IDS Capabilities
        8. Rules
        9. Collectors
        10. Policy Management Workspace
        11. User Interface on Agent
        12. Example Use Cases
        13. LAB: Paper Based Scenarios
        14. LAB: What type of security strategy should be used ?
      7. Detailed Prevention Policies
        1. Policy Editor
        2. Policy Structure
        3. Global Policy Options
        4. Service Options
        5. Program Options
        6. Policy Processing Order
        7. Network Rules
        8. File Rules
        9. Registry Rules
        10. Process Sets
        11. Predefined Policies
        12. LAB: Deploy Strict policy
        13. LAB: Examine Functionality
      8. Advanced Prevention
        1. Profiling Applications
        2. Customizing Predefined Policies
        3. LAB: Modify Policy Previously Deployed
        4. LAB: Re-examine Functionality
        5. LAB: Preparing for Policy deployment
        6. LAB: Best Practice - Covering Basics
        7. LAB: Further Enhance Strict Policy
        8. LAB: Create Custom Process Set
        9. LAB :Secure an FTP Server
        10. LAB: Troubleshoot Policy/pset Assignment Using CLI
      9. Detection Policies
        1. Detection Policies Structure
        2. Collectors
        3. Rules
        4. Predefined Detection Policies
        5. Creating a Detection Policy Using the Template Policy
        6. LAB: Deploy Baseline Policy
        7. LAB: Create Custom Policy
      10. Event Management
        1. Events Defined
        2. Viewing Events
        3. Reports and Queries Overview
        4. Creating Queries and Reports
        5. Creating Alerts
        6. LAB: View Monitor Types and Search Events
        7. LAB: Create Real Time Monitor
      11. Agent Management and Troubleshooting
        1. Configurations Defined
        2. Creating and Editing Configurations
        3. Common Parameters
        4. Prevention Settings
        5. Detection Settings
        6. Analyzing Agent Log Files
        7. Diagnostic Policies
        8. Local Agent Tool -- sisipsconfig
        9. LAB: Create Custom Configurations
        10. LAB: Implement Bulk Logging
        11. LAB: Disable Prevention on Agent Using CLI
        12. LAB: Use Diagnostic Policy to Gather Logs
        13. LAB: Troubleshoot a Policy
      12. System Management
        1. Managing Users and Roles
        2. Server Security
        3. Viewing and Managing Server Settings
        4. Viewing and Managing Database Settings
        5. Viewing and Managing Tomcat Settings
        6. LAB: Create a New User
        7. LAB: View System Settings

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