McAfee Host Data Loss Prevention Essentials — A 4-day course

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Course Synopsis

Please note that this course is no longer available. Please see our Training Homepage for currently available courses.

McAfee Host Data Loss Prevention (DLP) safeguards sensitive information through a series of device protection, tagging, and reaction rules. The device protection and tagging rules are used to mark, track, and control sensitive information. Reaction rules define the action taken when attempts are made to connect physical devices and transfer or transmit sensitive information. The McAfee University Host Data Loss Prevention Essentials course enables attendees to receive in-depth training on the tools and expertise you need to design, implement, configure and troubleshoot DLP.

Key Advantages

Improved ROI

McAfee training Courses allow customers to get more from their products faster.

Reduce risk

When deploying any new product there is the risk of disrupting business continuity. Providing training to administrators can significantly reduce the risk of mis-configuration could have resulted in:

McAfee Education provides instructor-led classroom training and practical hands-on exercises to ensure administrators attending can understand and successfully deploy and manage McAfee products from a single centralized management solution.

The cost and risk of system downtime is not easy to quantify but can be very significant depending on a company's dependence on its IT infrastructure to create revenue. Any mis-configured security product can result in reduced protection increasing the vulnerability to attack and impacting system performance.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course attendees should understand the capabilities of McAfee's solution and have the capability of installing McAfee Host Data Loss Prevention.


It is recommended that the students should have a working knowledge of Windows administration, System Administration concepts, a basic understanding of computer security concepts, and a general understanding of viruses and anti-virus technologies


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Module 1: Security Risk Management with ePolicy Orchestrator

Module 2: Review of ePO

Module 3: The Dashboard & User Permissions

Module 4: Policy Management in ePO

Module 5: Repositories, Server Extensions, and Package

Module 6: The McAfee Agent

Module 7: DLP Architecture

Module 8: DLP Features

Module 9: DLP Installation

Module 10: DLP Licensing

Module 11: DLP Configuration

Module 12: DLP User Assignments

Module 13: DLP Device Protection

Module 14: DLP Content Protection

Module 15: DLP Application

Module 16: Tagging Rules and Reaction Rules

Module 17: DLP Reporting

Module 18: DLP Maintenance

Module 19: DLP Troubleshooting

All topics are supported by hands-on exercises specifically designed to increase knowledge retention. Classroom exercises provide hands-on experience needed to install, configure, and manage McAfee products centrally via ePolicy Orchestrator.