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Symantec Data Loss Prevention 15.5: Administration

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Symantec Data Loss Prevention 15.5: Administration Course Outline

The Symantec Data Loss Prevention 15.5: Administration course is designed to provide you with the fundamental knowledge to configure and administer the Symantec Data Loss Prevention Enforce platform. The hands-on labs include exercises for configuring Enforce server, detection servers, and DLP agents as well as performing policy creation and incident detection, incident response, incident reporting, and user and role administration. Additionally, you are introduced to deployment best practices and the following Symantec Data Loss Prevention products: Network Monitor, Network Prevent, Cloud Service for Email, Network Discover, Network Protect, Cloud Storage, Endpoint Prevent, and Endpoint Discover. Note that this course is delivered on a Microsoft Windows platform.

Delivery Method

Five days

Course Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and use Symantec Data Loss Prevention 15.5.

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for anyone responsible for configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Symantec Data Loss Prevention. Additionally, this course is intended for technical users responsible for creating and maintaining Symantec Data Loss Prevention policies and the incident response structure.

You must have a working knowledge of Windows server-class operating systems and commands, as well as networking and network security concepts.

This course includes practical hands-on exercises that enable you to test your new skills and begin to use those skills in a working environment.


Module 1: Data Loss Prevention Landscape
Data Loss Prevention landscape
Data loss risk management
Data Loss Prevention real‐world use cases

Module 2: Overview of Symantec Data Loss Prevention
Symantec Data Loss Prevention Suite
Symantec Data Loss Prevention architecture

Module 3: Identifying and Describing Confidential Data
Identifying confidential data
Configuring Symantec Data Loss

Prevention to recognize confidential data
Described Content Matching (DCM)
Exact Data Matching (EDM)
Indexed Document Matching (IDM)
Vector Machine Learning (VML)
Sensitive Image Recognition
Custom file type detection

Module 4: Locating Confidential Data Stored on Premises and in the Cloud
Determining where to search for confidential data
Locating confidential data on corporate repositories
Locating confidential data in the Cloud
Locating confidential data on endpointcomputers

Module 5: Understanding How Confidential Data is Being Used
Monitoring confidential data moving across the network
Monitoring confidential data being used on endpoint computers

Module 6: Educating Users to Adopt Data Protection Practices
Implementing corporate training on data protection policies
Providing notifications of user policy violations

Module 7: Preventing Unauthorized Exposure of Confidential Data
Using response rules to prevent the exposure of confidential data
Protecting confidential data in motion
Protecting confidential data in use
Protecting confidential data at rest

Module 8: Remediating Data Loss Incidents and Tracking Risk Reduction
Reviewing risk management frameworks
Using incident reporting options to identify and assess risk
Creating tools that support the organizations risk reduction process
Communicating risk to stakeholders
Understanding advanced reporting options and analytics

Module 9: Enhancing Data Loss Prevention with Integrations
Symantec DLP integration mechanisms
Symantec Information Centric Security
Additional integrations with Symantec Enterprise solutions

Module 10: Course Review
Review of Symantec DLP products and architecture
Review of the stages in a Data Loss Prevention implementation
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