Protecting Against Malware Threats with Cisco AMP for Endpoints (SSFAMP)

Duration : 3 Days (24 Hours)

Protecting Against Malware Threats with Cisco AMP for Endpoints (SSFAMP) Course Overview:

What you’ll learn in this course

The Protecting Against Malware Threats with Cisco AMP for Endpoints (SSFAMP) v6.0 course provides comprehensive training on deploying and utilizing Cisco® AMP for Endpoints, an advanced endpoint security solution. This course equips participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, detect, and respond to advanced threats.

Through expert instruction and hands-on lab exercises, participants will learn how to effectively implement and use Cisco AMP for Endpoints. The course covers step-by-step attack scenarios, allowing participants to gain practical experience in handling real-world threats.

Participants will learn to build and manage a Cisco AMP for Endpoints deployment, create policies for endpoint groups, and deploy connectors. The course also focuses on analyzing malware detections using the tools available in the AMP for Endpoints console, Cisco Threat Grid, and the Cisco Orbital Advanced Search Tool.

How you’ll benefit
This class will help you:
● Learn how to deploy and manage Cisco AMP for Endpoints
● Succeed in today’s high-demand security operations roles

Who should enroll
● Cisco integrators, resellers, and partners
● Network administrators
● Security administrators
● Security consultants
● Systems engineers
● Technical support personnel

Technology areas
● Security


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
● Analyze files and events by using the AMP for Endpoints console and be able to produce threat reports
● 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
● Use Cisco Orbital to pull query data from installed AMP for Endpoints connectors.
● 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

● Introducing to Cisco AMP Technologies
● Introducing AMP for Endpoints Overview and Architecture
● Navigating the Console Interface
● Using Cisco AMP for Endpoints
● Identifying Attacks
● Analyzing Malware
● Managing Outbreak Control
● Creating Endpoint Policies
● Working with AMP for Endpoint Groups
● Using Orbital for Endpoint Visibility
● Introducing AMP REST API
● Navigating Accounts

● Amp Account Self-Registration
● Accessing AMP for Endpoints
● Attack Scenario
● Analysis Tools and Reporting
● Outbreak Control
● Endpoint Policies
● Groups and Deployment
● Testing Your Configuration
● Endpoint Visibility Using Orbital
● Endpoint Isolation Using Cisco AMP API
● User Accounts

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

The recommended Cisco offering may help you meet these prerequisites:
Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)

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