This course focuses on defining security controls that govern the enterprise, assess compliance with standards and other mandates, and create reports and dashboards to demonstrate compliance and show deficiencies to multiple audiences.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of the course, you will be able to:
Describe current security risk and compliance challenges.
Define methods of proactive security.
Describe CCS 11 and how it helps meet security and compliance needs.
Describe general CCS 11.0 pre-deployment considerations.
Install CCS 11.
Perform initial CCS configuration tasks.
Import assets and common fields.
Describe how to install CCS Agents.
Perform data collection and evaluation.
Describe the components of standards.
Copy and edit standards.
Evaluate collected data in terms of a standard.
Describe compliance and risk scores.
Manage exceptions.
Create, edit, and map control statements.
Use Controls Studio to eliminate duplication of controls.
Describe mandates, policies, and control statements.
Build queries to gather data quickly from assets.
Add external data integration and configure data connectors.
Use CCS reporting features.
Create, edit, and manage dashboards.
Investigate contingencies using a “what if?” analysis in dynamic dashboards.

  • Introduction to CCS 11.0

  • Overview of Security and Compliance
    Proactive Security
    Into to CCS11
    Implementing Security and Compliance with CCS 11.0

  • Installing the CCS Suite

  • General pre-deployment considerations
    Pre-installation requirements
    Installation tasks

  • Initial configuration

  • Getting started tasks
    Preparing for data collection

  • Getting started with CCS 11.0

  • Importing assets
    Installing a UNIX Agent
    Collecting and evaluating data

  • Standards Manager/CVSS and Risk Score

  • Working with standards
    Assessing compliance with standards
    Managing exceptions

  • Controls Studio

  • About Controls Studio
    Working with Controls Studio

  • Ad hoc queries

  • Query building
    Querying your enterprise

  • External data integration

  • Connecting to external data sources
    Overview of third-party connectors

  • Reporting and dashboards

  • Reporting overview
    Working with dynamic dashboards


This course is for computer professionals involved with security compliance using CCS 11.0.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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