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11-11-2019 Chicago, IL Request More Info
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This course provides two-days of instructor-led training in basic Traps configuration that will help you:

  • Deploy Traps and all its components on-premises.
  • Learn how to protect your network against malware and exploits.
  • Perform basic Traps troubleshooting.


Students must have Windows system administration skills and familiarity with enterprise security concepts.


Students should learn how Traps protects against exploits and malware-driven attacks. In hands-on lab exercises, students will install and configure the Endpoint Security Manager (ESM) and Traps endpoint components; build rules; enable and disable process protections; and integrate Traps with Palo Alto Networks WildFire™, which provides prevention and detection of zero-day malware.


Module 1: Traps Overview
  • How sophisticated attacks work today
  • The design approach of Traps
  • Traps components
  • Traps resources
Module 2: Installing Traps
  • Planning the installation
  • Installing ESM Server and Console
  • Installing Windows agents
  • Installing Mac Agents
  • Managing content updates
  • Upgrading Traps
Module 3: Malicious Software Overview
  • Basics of computer architecture
  • Exploitation techniques and their prevention
  • Malware techniques and their prevention
Module 4: Consoles Overview
  • Introduction to ESM Console
  • Introduction to the Traps Agent Console
Module 5: Traps Protection Against Exploits
  • Architecture and EPMs
  • Configuring exploit protection
Module 6: Traps Protection Against Malware (including WildFire)
  • Malware protection process flow and components
  • Post-detection malware anaylsis
Module 7: Managing Traps
  • System monitoring
  • Traps license administration
  • Agent license administration
  • Server settings, users, and roles
  • Agent settings
  • Agent actions
Module 8: Traps Forensics
  • Forensics workflow and policies
  • Responding to prevention events
  • Logging
Module 9: Basic Traps Troubleshooting
  • DIReC methodology
  • Troubleshooting resources
  • Working with technical support
  • Troubleshooting installation, connectivity, and upgrades
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