Symantec ProxySG 6.6 Basic Administration

Vendor: Symantec
Course Code: WGAC-SYM-PROXYBASIC
Course Outline

The ProxySG 6.6 Basic Administration course is an introduction to deployment options and management of the individual key features offered using the ProxySG 6.6 solution. This an introductory course and is designed for students who are new to the ProxySG solution

Prerequisites & Audience

This course assumes that students have a basic understanding of networking concepts, such as local-area networks (LANs), the Internet, security, and IP protocols.

Course Objectives

By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the major Secure Web Gateway functions of the ProxySG
  • License and configure a ProxySG
  • Deploy a ProxySG in either explicit or transparent mode
  • Use the Visual Policy Manager to write policies to manage web filtering, authentication, and SSL traffic management
  • Use ProxySG access logs to generate reports.
Course Topics

Module 1: Introduction to the Symantec ProxySG Secure Web Gateway

  • Describe the functions of a proxy server
  • Differentiate proxy servers from firewalls
  • Describe the key features and benefits of the ProxySG
  • List the various ProxySG models
  • Access online Symantec community resources

Module 2: ProxySG Security Deployment Options

  • Describe the three network deployment methods
  • Describe the three possible roles of the ProxySG

Module 3: ProxySG Management Console

  • Describe the relationship between the Management Console and the ProxySG CLI
  • Describe the primary function of the major areas of the Management Console
  • Use the Management Console to access on-box help and Symantec product documentation

Module 4: Traffic Interception Using Proxy Services

  • Understand the functions of proxy services, listeners, and proxy types
  • Describe the three most common proxy services
  • Explain how the intercept and bypass settings affect what happens to network traffic passing through the ProxySG
  • Explain the function of common global proxy service settings

Module 5: Hypertext Transfer Protocol

  • Understand how a connection is initiated over the transport layer
  • Identify the components of an HTTP URL
  • Explain the two types of HTTP messages: request and response
  • Identify common response codes

Module 6: Introduction to the Visual Policy Manager

  • Describe the relationship among the VPM, CPL, and the Management Console
  • Describe the default processing order for policy layers and rules
  • Describe triggers and actions that can be used in writing policy
  • Identify the types of objects that the VPM supports
  • Describe some of the best practices to be followed when using the VPM to create policy

Module 7: Filtering Web Content

  • Describe the main concepts of web filtering
  • Describe the primary category databases
  • Describe the category types available to policy
  • Describe how WebFilter and WebPulse work together

Module 8: Using Threat Intelligence to Defend the Network

  • Understand Intelligence Services as provided by the Global Intelligence Network
  • Understand Geolocation and Threat Risk Levels and how they can be used in policy

Module 9: Ensuring Safe Downloads

  • Describe how malware can be transmitted via HTTP
  • Explain the methods, advantages, and disadvantages of file type detection
  • Describe some of the considerations in deciding what content to block as possible malware sources

Module 10: Notifying User of Internet Usage Policies

  • Explain the function and various components of built-in and custom exception pages
  • Describe the function of Notify User objects
  • Identify the types of pages that can be sent to users by using Notify User objects
  • Describe splash pages and coaching pages using Notify User objects in the VPM

Module 11: Access Logging on the ProxySG

  • Describe, at a high level, how the ProxySG performs access logging
  • Describe the components of a ProxySG access log facility
  • Identify default log facilities and log formats
  • Describe common use cases for periodic and continuous uploading of access logs

Appendix A: ProxySG Initial Configuration

Appendix B: IPv6 in ProxySG Deployments

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Classroom Dates

Start Date End Date Location Language Status Price Learning Credits
Available in classroom and online. 07 Jan 2019 08 Jan 2019 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open $1,670.29
13 Jan 2019 14 Jan 2019 Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
en Open $2,000.00
28 Jan 2019 29 Jan 2019 Madrid,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
28 Jan 2019 29 Jan 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
28 Jan 2019 29 Jan 2019 Madrid,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
11 Feb 2019 12 Feb 2019 Barcelona,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
11 Feb 2019 12 Feb 2019 Lagos,
Nigeria
en Open $1,400.00
11 Feb 2019 12 Feb 2019 Barcelona,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
17 Feb 2019 18 Feb 2019 Riyadh,
Saudi Arabia
en Open $2,000.00
18 Feb 2019 19 Feb 2019 Dakar,
Senegal
fr Open $2,500.00
18 Feb 2019 19 Feb 2019 ,
Mauritius
en Open $1,400.00
Available in classroom and online. 25 Feb 2019 26 Feb 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,670.29
17 Mar 2019 18 Mar 2019 Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
en Open $2,000.00
18 Mar 2019 19 Mar 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
Available in classroom and online. 18 Mar 2019 19 Mar 2019 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open $1,670.29
25 Mar 2019 26 Mar 2019 Madrid,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
25 Mar 2019 26 Mar 2019 Madrid,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
01 Apr 2019 02 Apr 2019 Barcelona,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
01 Apr 2019 02 Apr 2019 Barcelona,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
Available in classroom and online. 22 Apr 2019 23 Apr 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,670.29
20 May 2019 21 May 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
27 May 2019 28 May 2019 Madrid,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
27 May 2019 28 May 2019 Madrid,
Spain
es Open $1,550.98
Available in classroom and online. 24 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open $1,670.29
02 Jul 2019 03 Jul 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
Available in classroom and online. 22 Jul 2019 23 Jul 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,670.29
02 Sep 2019 03 Sep 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
02 Sep 2019 03 Sep 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
Available in classroom and online. 23 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2019 Houten,
Netherlands
en Open $1,670.29
04 Nov 2019 05 Nov 2019 Asnieres-sur-Seine,
France
fr Open $2,147.51
Available in classroom and online. 11 Nov 2019 12 Nov 2019 Vilvoorde,
Belgium
en Open $1,670.29
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Virtual Classroom

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Language Status Price Learning Credits
07 Jan 2019 08 Jan 2019 03:00 AM
EST
(9:00 AM CET)
11:00 AM
EST
(5:00 PM CET)
en Open $1,670.29
18 Mar 2019 19 Mar 2019 03:00 AM
EST
(9:00 AM CET)
11:00 AM
EST
(5:00 PM CET)
en Open $1,670.29
24 Jun 2019 25 Jun 2019 02:00 AM
EST
(9:00 AM CEST)
10:00 AM
EST
(5:00 PM CEST)
en Open $1,670.29
23 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2019 02:00 AM
EST
(9:00 AM CEST)
10:00 AM
EST
(5:00 PM CEST)
en Open $1,670.29

On Demand Training

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