Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1: Administration

The Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1: Administration course is designed for the network, IT security, and systems administration professional tasked with architecting, implementing, and monitoring virus and spyware protection, zero-day protection, and network threat protection solutions. This class covers how to design, deploy, install, configure, manage, and monitor Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 (SEP 12.1).

Students learn how to create and implement the client firew all, intrusion prevention, application and device control, and behavioral protection policies that guard the enterprise from viruses and hackers. In addition, students learn how to perform server and database management, expand the management environment , use virtualization features for virtual clients, and interface the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager with Protection Center. 


This course is for network managers, resellers, systems administrators, client security administrators, systems professionals, and consultants who are charged with the installation, configuration, and day-to-day management of Symantec Endpoint Protection in a variety of network environments, and who are responsible for troubleshooting and tuning the performance of this product in the enterprise environment. 


You must have working knowledge of advanced computer terminology, including TCP/IP networking terms and Internet terms, and an administrator-level knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/2003 operating systems. 


By the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe Symantec Endpoint Protection products, components, dependencies, and system hierarchy
  • Install and conf igure Symantec Endpoint Protection management and client components
  • Deploy Symantec Endpoint Protection clients
  • Manage the client user interface
  • Manage product content updates
  • Design a Symantec Endpoint Protection environment
  • Manage Virus and Spyware Protection policies
  • Manage SONAR scans
  • Manage Firewall and Intrusion Prevention policies
  • Manage Application and Device Control policies
  • Manage virtualized clients
  • Configure replication and load balancing
  • Monitor and maintain the Symantec Endpoint Protection environment
  • Interface the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager with Protection Center