Protecting Against Malware Threats with Cisco AMP for Endpoints (SSFAMP) v6.0 is a 3-day course that shows you how to deploy and use Cisco® AMP for Endpoints, a next-generation endpoint security solution that prevents, detects, and responds to advanced threats. Through expert instruction and hands-on lab exercises, you will learn how to implement and use this powerful solution through a number of step-by-step attack scenarios. You’ll learn how to build and manage a Cisco AMP for Endpoints deployment, create policies for endpoint groups, and deploy connectors. You will also analyze malware detections using the tools available in the AMP for Endpoints console, Cisco Threat Grid, and the Cisco Orbital Advanced Search Tool. The course qualifies for 24 Cisco Continuing Education credits (CE) towards recertification. This class will help you: Learn how to deploy and manage Cisco AMP for Endpoints Succeed in today’s high-demand security operations roles


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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:
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

  • Course Outline

  • This course will cover the following topics:

    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


The primary audience for this course is as follows: Cisco integrators, resellers, and partners Network administrators Security administrators Security consultants Systems engineers Technical support personnel




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)


Length: 3.0 days (24 hours)


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