Content Security (FX Series) Deployment [ILT]

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    This page describes the instructor-led training (ILT) version of Content Security (FX Series) Deployment. For the web-based version of the course, please refer to Content Security (FX Series) Deployment [WBT].

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    FireEye File Content Security (FX Series) helps prevent, detect and respond to cyber attacks by scanning file content for signs of malicious threats. These threats might be brought into an organization from outside sources, such as online file sharing services and portable file storage devices.


    This half-day course is a primer on FX, covering deployment options, basic administration, and core functionality. Hands-on activities include appliance administration, reviewing analysis results for file shares, and identifying incidents.


    This course is the recommended starting point for anyone who uses an FX.



    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of the course learner should be able to:

    • Deploy, install, and configure FX
    • Administer an FX appliance
    • Configure a file share for remote scan
    • Schedule recurring file share scans
    • Review analysis results of a network file share scan


    Course Outline

    1. FireEye Core Technology
      • Malware infection cycle
      • Multi-vector Virtual Execution (MVX) engine
      • Appliance analysis phases
    1. Appliance Administration
      • Appliance updates
      • Role-based access and user accounts
      • Malware event notifications
      • System notifications
      • Reporting
      • Back-ups
    2. Content Security
      • Deployment
      • Initial appliance configuration
      • FireEye FX Web UI and dashboard
      • Setting up file shares for analysis
      • Running on-demand or scheduled analysis on a network file share
      • Reviewing analysis results


    Lessons are typically a blend of lecture and hands-on lab activities.



    A working understanding of networking, the Windows operating system, file system, registry, and use of the CLI.


    Target Audience

    Network security professionals and incident responders.