Network Security (NX Series) Deployment [ILT]

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

    This information is also available as a downloadable data sheet.

    FireEye Network Security (NX Series) is an effective cyber threat protection solution that helps organizations minimize the risk of costly breaches by accurately detecting and immediately stopping advanced, targeted and other evasive attacks hiding in Internet traffic.


    This one-day course is a primer on NX, covering deployment options, basic administration, and core functionality. Hands-on activities include appliance administration, how to read alerts generated by NX, and how to identify systems infected with malware.


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



    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of the course the learner should be able to:

    • Deploy, install, and configure an NX series appliance
    • Administer an NX appliance
    • Identify potentially compromised hosts


    Course Outline

    1. FireEye Core Technology
      • Malware infection cycle
      • MVX engine
      • Appliance analysis phases
    2. NX Series Deployment
      • Correct NX network positioning
      • Deployment modes
      • Initial NX configuration
    3. Appliance Administration
      • Appliance updates
      • Role-based access and user accounts
      • Malware event notifications
      • System notifications
      • Reporting
      • Back-ups
    4. Threat Management
      • Primary functions NX platform
      • Event types
      • Web UI and Dashboard
      • Managing alerts
    5. IPS Deployment and Administration
      • Product Features
      • Deployment
      • Configuration
      • Event Administration


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



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


    Target Audience

    Network security professionals and incident responders; FireEye Admin and Analyst users.