Symantec Data Loss Prevention 12.5: Administration


The Symantec Data Loss Prevention 12.5: Administration course is designed to provide you with the fundamental knowledge to configure and administer the Symantec Data Loss Prevention Enforce platform. The hands-on labs include exercises for configuring Enforce server, detection servers, and DLP Agents as well as reporting, workflow, incident response management, policy management and detection, response management, user and role administration, directory integration, and filtering. Additionally, you are introduced to deployment best practices and the following Symantec Data Loss Prevention products: Network Monitor, Mobile Email Monitor, Mobile Prevent, Network Prevent, Network Discover, Network Protect, Endpoint Prevent, and Endpoint Discover. Note that this course is delivered on a Microsoft Windows platform.


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Target Audience

This course is intended for anyone responsible for configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Symantec Data Loss Prevention. Additionally, this course is intended for technical users responsible for creating and maintaining Symantec Data Loss Prevention policies and the incident response structure.


By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and use Symantec Data Loss Prevention 12.5.


Introduction to Symantec Data Loss Prevention
Symantec Data Loss Prevention overview
Symantec Data Loss Prevention architecture
Navigation and Reporting
Navigating the user interface
Reporting and analysis
Report navigation, preferences, and features
Report filters
Report commands
Incident snapshot
Incident Data Access
IT Analytics
Hands-on labs: Become familiar with navigation and tools in the user interface. Create, filter, summarize, customize, and distribute reports. Create users, roles, and attributes
Incident Remediation and Workflow
Incident remediation and workflow
Managing users and attributes
Custom attribute lookup
User Risk Summary
Hands-on labs: Remediate incidents and configure a user’s reporting preferences
Policy Management
Policy overview
Creating policy groups
Using policy templates
Building policies
Policy development best practices
Hands-on labs: Use policy templates and policy builder to configure and apply new policies8 Response Rule Management
Response rule overview
Creating Automated Response rules
Creating Smart Response rules
Response rule best practices
Hands-On Labs: Create and use Automated and Smart Response rules
Described Content Matching
DCM detection methods
Use cases
Using DCM in policies
Hands-on labs: Create policies that include DCM and then use those policies to capture incidents
Exact Data Matching and Directory Group Matching
Exact data matching (EDM)
Directory group matching (DGM)
Advanced EDM
Hands-on labs: Create policies that include EDM and DGM, and then use those policies to capture incidents
Indexed Document Matching
Indexed document matching (IDM)
Using IDM in policies
Hands-on labs: Create policies that include IDM rules and then use those policies to capture incidents
Vector Machine Learning
Vector Machine Learning (VML)
Creating a VML profile
Hands-on labs: Create a VML profile, import document sets, and create a VML policy
Network Monitor
Review of Network Monitor
Traffic filtering
Network Monitor best practices
Hands-On Labs: Apply IP and L7 filters
Network Prevent
Network Prevent overview
Introduction to Network Prevent (Email)
Introduction to Network Prevent (Web)
Hands-On Labs: Configure Network Prevent (E-mail) response rules, incorporate them into policies, and use the policies to capture incidents
Mobile Email Monitor and Mobile Prevent
Introduction to Mobile Email Monitor
Installing and configuring Mobile Email Monitor
Mobile Prevent overview
Installation and configuration
VPN configuration
Policy and response rule configuration
Reporting and remediation
Logging and troubleshooting
Network Discover and Network Protect
Network Discover and Network Protect overview
Configuring Discover targets
Protecting data
Auto-discovery of servers and shares
FlexResponse platform
Running and managing scans
Reports, remediation, and Data Owner Portal
Network Discover and Network Protect best practices
Hands-on labs: Create and run a file system target using various response rules, including quarantining
Endpoint Prevent
Endpoint Prevent overview
Configuring Endpoint Prevent
Detection capabilities at the Endpoint
Creating Endpoint response rules
Capturing Endpoint Prevent incidents and viewing them in reports
Managing DLP Agents
Endpoint Prevent best practices
Hands-on labs: Create Agent Groups and Endpoint response rules, monitor and block Endpoint actions, view Endpoint incidents, and use the Enforce console to manage DLP Agents
Endpoint Discover
Endpoint Discover overview
Creating and running Endpoint Discover targets
Using Endpoint Discover reports and reporting features
Hands-on labs: Create Endpoint Discover targets, run Endpoint Discover targets, and view Endpoint Discover incidents
Enterprise Enablement
Preparing for risk reduction
Risk reduction
DLP Maturity model
System Administration
Server administration
Language support
Incident Deleter
Credential management
Diagnostic tools
Troubleshooting scenario
Getting support
Hands-on labs: Interpret event reports and traffic reports, configure alerts, and use the Log Collection and Configuration tool


You must have a working knowledge of Windows server-class operating systems and commands, as well as networking and network security concepts.

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