Overview

The Protecting Against Malware Threats with Cisco AMP for Endpoints (SSFAMP) v5.1 course shows you how to deploy and use Cisco® AMP for Endpoints, a next-generation endpoint security solution that prevents, detects, and responds to advanced threats. Through expert instruction and hands-on lab exercises, you will learn how to implement and use this powerful solution through a number of step-by-step attack scenarios. You’ll learn how to build and manage a Cisco AMP for Endpoints deployment, create policies for endpoint groups, and deploy connectors. You will also analyze malware detections using the tools available in the AMP for Endpoints console.

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Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Technical understanding of TCP/IP networking and network architecture
  • Technical understanding of security concepts and protocols
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Delegates will learn how to

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the key components and methodologies of Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP)
  • Recognize the key features and concepts of the AMP for Endpoints product
  • Navigate the AMP for Endpoints console interface and perform first-use setup tasks
  • Identify and use the primary analysis features of AMP for Endpoints
  • Use the AMP for Endpoints tools to analyze a compromised host
  • Describe malware terminology and recognize malware categories
  • Analyze files and events by using the AMP for Endpoints console and be able to produce threat reports
  • Use the AMP for Endpoints tools to analyze a malware attack and a Zero Access infection
  • Configure and customize AMP for Endpoints to perform malware detection
  • Create and configure a policy for AMP-protected endpoints
  • Plan, deploy, and troubleshoot an AMP for Endpoints installation
  • Describe the AMP Representational State Transfer (REST) API and the fundamentals of its use
  • Describe all the features of the Accounts menu for both public and private cloud installations

Course Benefits

This class will help you:

  • Learn how to deploy and manage Cisco AMP for Endpoints
  • Succeed in today’s high-demand security operations roles
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Outline

  • Introduction to Cisco AMP Technologies
  • AMP for Endpoints Overview and Architecture
  • Console Interface and Navigation
  • Using AMP for Endpoints
  • Detecting an Attacker — A Scenario
  • Modern Malware
  • Analysis
  • Analysis Case Studies
  • Outbreak Control
  • Endpoint Policies
  • AMP REST API
  • Accounts
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