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Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.x: Configure and Protect - ENDPOINT-CP


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By the completion of this course, you will be able
• Secure endpoints against network and filebased
• Control endpoint integrity and compliance
• Enforce adaptive security posture

Network, IT security, and systems administration
professionals in a Security Operations position who
are tasked with configuring optimum security
settings for endpoints protected by Symantec
Endpoint Protection 14

This course includes practical hands-on exercises
and demonstrations that enable you to test your
new skills and begin to use those skills in a working

You must have a working knowledge of advanced
computer terminology, including TCP/IP
networking terms, Internet terms, and an
administrator-level knowledge of Microsoft
Windows operating systems.

• Course environment
• Lab environment
Securing Endpoints against Network-Based
Introducing Network Threats
? Describing how Symantec Endpoint Protection
protects each layer of the network stack
? Discovering the tools and methods used by
? Describing the stages of an attack
Protecting against Network Attacks and Enforcing
Corporate Policies using the Firewall Policy
? Preventing network attacks
? Examining Firewall Policy elements
? Evaluating built-in rules
? Creating custom firewall rules
? Enforcing corporate security policy with firewall
? Blocking network attacks using protection and
stealth settings
? Configuring advanced firewall feature
Blocking Threats with Intrusion Prevention
? Introducing Intrusion Prevention technologies
? Configuring the Intrusion Prevention policy
? Managing custom signatures
? Monitoring Intrusion Prevention events
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Securing Endpoints against File-Based
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
Preventing Attacks with SEP Layered Security
? Virus and Spyware protection needs and
? Describing how Symantec Endpoint Protection
protects each layer of the network stack
? Examining file reputation scoring
? Describing how SEP protects against zero-day
threats and threats downloaded through files
and email
? 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
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
? Identifying zero-day and unknown threats
? Preventing email from downloading malware
? Configuring advanced options
? Monitoring virus and spyware activity
Securing Mac Clients
? Touring the SEP for Mac client
? Securing Mac clients
? Monitoring Mac clients
Securing Linux Clients
? Navigating the Linux client
? Tailoring Virus and Spyware settings for Linux
? Monitoring Linux clients
Controlling endpoint integrity and
Providing Granular Control with Host Integrity
? Ensuring client compliance with Host Integrity
? Configuring Host Integrity
? Troubleshooting Host Integrity
? Monitoring Host Integrity
Controlling Application and File Access
? Describing Application Control and concepts
? Creating application rulesets to restrict how
applications run
? Monitoring Application Control events
Restricting Device Access for Windows and Mac
? Describing Device Control features and
concepts for Windows and Mac clients
? Enforcing access to hardware using Device
? Discovering hardware access policy violations
with reports, logs, and notifications
Hardening Clients with System Lockdown
? What is System Lockdown?
? Determining to use System Lockdown in
Whitelist or Blacklist mode
? Creating whitelists for blacklists
? Protecting clients by testing and Implementing
System Lockdown.
Enforcing Adaptive Security Posture
Customizing Policies based on Location
? Creating locations to ensure the appropriate
level of security when logging on remotely
? Determining the criteria and order of
assessment before assigning policies
? Assigning policies to locations
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? Monitoring locations on the SEPM and SEP
Managing Security Exceptions
? Creating file and folder exceptions for different
scan types
? Describing the automatic exclusion created
during installation
? Managing Windows and Mac exclusions
? Monitoring security exceptions

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