Endpoint Security and Network Access Control Training

Level: Intermediate
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In this Endpoint Security training course, you will learn how to control the admission, defense status, and configuration of all endpoints in your organization, and gain the skills to better control access to intranet resources. You will learn to implement Network Access Control to prevent malware contamination from untrusted devices, optimize Data Loss Prevention (DLP) through host-based IDS/IPS and endpoint encryption, and prevent malware and botnet propagation utilizing anti-malware and honeypot technology.

Key Features of this Endpoint Security Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Enforce security policies to protect sensitive data from internal and external threats
  • Deploy Network Access Control to prevent malware infestation
  • Implement Data Loss Prevention (DLP) through host-based IDS/IPS and endpoint encryption
  • Regulate USB devices and optimize anti-malware

Certifications/Credits:

CompTIA CPE 23 Credits

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  • 4-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after course instructor coaching
  • Earn 23 NASBA CPEs (live, in-class training only)
  • Earn 23 CompTIA CEUs
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  • Feb 19 - 22 ( 4 Days)
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
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  • Nov 12 - 15 ( 4 Days)
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Important Endpoint Security Course Information

  • Requirements

    • Knowledge at the level of:
      • Course 468, System and Network Security Introduction, or
      • Course 446 CompTIA Security+ Certification Exam Preparation
    • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP, switches, or Active Directory
  • Software

    • This course has a multi-vendor approach, covering both network access and control of system configuration and health from several major vendors, including Cisco, McAfee, and Microsoft

Endpoint Security Course Outline

  • Introduction to Endpoint Security

    Internal defenses vs. perimeter defenses

    • Defining a holistic security posture
    • Assessing threats from client–side and internal attacks
    • Shifting the paradigm from a fortress mentality

    Establishing a secure internal architecture

    • Instituting a risk–based access control policy
    • Choosing guest access strategies
    • Regulating, monitoring and controlling network traffic
  • Establishing VLANs to Isolate Traffic

    Developing a VLAN strategy

    • Determining the number and types of VLANs
    • Configuring VLAN trunking
    • Managing VLAN access centrally

    Segregating and isolating traffic

    • Restricting access with port security
    • Setting up quarantine and guest VLANs
    • Managing port security violations
  • Implementing Network Access Control (NAC)

    Installing a NAC server

    • Implementing and authenticating with EAP
    • Leveraging VLAN infrastructure

    Securing access with 802.1X

    • Configuring authentication agents
    • Deploying certificates and RADIUS servers
    • Denying rogue devices
  • Establishing Policy Servers and Repositories

    Implementing policy–based access control

    • Configuring system health requirements
    • Creating a Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) policy

    Managing patches and anti–malware updates

    • Establishing software repositories
    • Pushing OS and application patches to clients

    Monitoring and enforcing endpoint security

    • Checking system health against policy
    • Validating pre– and post–connect profiles
    • Quarantining and remediating noncompliant devices
  • Managing Confidentiality for Data at Rest

    Establishing an encryption policy

    • Handling mobile devices and removable media
    • Integrating encryption with Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

    Implementing encryption

    • Leveraging PKI to generate corporate recovery keys
    • Enforcing full and partial disk encryption for endpoints
  • Preventing and Detecting Data Exfiltration

    Developing a data loss strategy

    • Permitting required traffic and denying dangerous traffic
    • Configuring enterprise host firewalls
    • Regulating attached USB and portable devices

    Monitoring and detecting data leakage

    • Preventing covert tunnels within DNS and HTTP(S) traffic
    • Preventing Personally Identifiable Information (PII) leaks
    • Identifying attempts to steal data
  • Implementing Anti–Malware Defenses

    Deploying anti–malware

    • Pushing defensive software to endpoints
    • Establishing internal anti–malware signature update servers
    • Managing mobile and remote users

    Managing enterprise anti–malware configuration

    • Configuring scanning policies
    • Determining responses to infection alerts
    • Securing anti–malware configurations

    Deploying host–based IDS/IPS

    • Monitoring host processes
    • Deciding among deployment options
  • Reporting and Compliance Checking

    Responding to and mitigating attacks

    • Assessing incidence response strategies
    • Developing mitigation and containment strategies

    Demonstrating organizational compliance

    • Generating reports for compliant and noncompliant systems
    • Complying with government regulations
    • Tracking policy effectiveness
    • Producing policy violation reports

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Endpoint Security Training FAQs

  • What is endpoint security?

    The purpose of endpoint security is to secure the various endpoints on a network and protect them.

  • What is network access control?

    NAC is a security approach that enforces policy on devices that access networks to increase network visibility and reduce risk.

  • Can I learn endpoint security online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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