McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention Essentials — A 4-day course

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Course Synopsis

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The McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention Essentials course provides attendees with in-depth training on the full benefits of the host intrusion prevention capabilities included in the McAfee Total Protection for Edpoint solution. Enabling administrators to fully understand the capabilities of their security solution not only reduces the risks of misconfiguration but also ensures that an organization gets the maximum protection from their installation.

McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention provides zero-day protection for many operating system and application vulnerabilities and reduces the overhead of patch management. It also allows laptops that are connected to your company network to get the same enhanced level of security, no matter where they are - hotel rooms, airport lounges, or home offices. Investing in planning and deployment reduces the risks associated with misconfiguring security products and also ensures that ou get the most out of these advanced features.

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 misconfiguration. The impact could be:

McAfee Education provides instructor-led training proving classroom and practical hands-on exercises to ensure that administrators can understand and successfully deploy McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention, included with McAfee Total Protection for Endpoint.

McAfee Host intrusion Prevention provides zero-day protection for many operating system and application vulnerabilities and reduces the overhead of patch management. It also allows laptops that are connected to your company network to get the same enhanced level of security, no matter where they are-hotel rooms, airport lounges, or home offices.

Investing in planning and deployment reduces the risks associated with misconfiguring security products and also ensures that you get the most out of these advanced features.

The cost and risk of system downtime is not easy to quantify, but it can be significant, especially if a company depends on its IT infrastructure to create revenue. A misconfigured 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 benefits of host intrusion prevention and be capable of Installing an configuring a McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention solution using McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator.

Prerequisites

It is recommended that students complete the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator Essentials course before taking Host Intrusion Prevention Essentials. Students should have a working knowledge of Windows administration and system administration concepts, a basic understanding of computer security concepts, and a working knowledge of McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator.

Schedule

This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Course Contents

Overview of host intrusion prevention and host intrusion detection

Overview of vulnerabilities and exploits

Day in the life of a laptop

Installation of McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention

Integration of Host Intrusion Prevention with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator

Host Intrusion Prevention Windows client requirements and capabilities

Host Intrusion Prevention preset policies

Configuring and enforcing Host Intrusion Prevention policies

Creation of trusted application policies

Creating Host Intrusion Prevention exception policies

Understanding adaptive mode policies

Configuration of desktop firewall learn and adaptive modes

Desktop firewall quarantine configuration

Setup of learn and adaptive application bocking

Deployment and requirements of Host Intrusion Prevention on Sun Solaris client

Deployment and requirements of Host Intrusion Prevention on Linux client

Host Intrusion Prevention tasks and reporting

Policy tuning

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 the McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention solution.