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Symantec Security Analytics 7.2.x Administrator

  • Tuition USD $1,440 List Price $1,800
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3224 Ratings
  • Course Code SYM-SEC-7-2-x-ADM
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

The Symantec Security Analytics Administrator course is intended for IT professionals who want to master the fundamentals of the Symantec Security Analytics solution. The Symantec Security Analytics Administrator course covers:

  • Security Analytics Product Introduction
  • Solution Design
  • Installation and Setup
  • Security Analytics Web-based User Interface
  • Reports – What Do They Tell Me?
  • Using the Filter Bar
  • Using Advanced Filters
  • Indicators
  • Management, Monitoring, and Maintenance

Skills Gained

  • Install, preconfigure, and license new instances of Security Analytics
  • Identify and evaluate reference scenarios and deployment options based on organizational needs, network configurations, and storage capacity
  • Select network locations for data capture and describe the potential implications
  • Explain the options for, limitations of, and differences among the use of taps, mirror/SPAN ports, and virtual infrastructure for capturing packet data
  • Identify the options and requirements for load distribution and the capabilities, benefits, and limitations of load-distributed configurations
  • Identify hardware specifications and requirements for physical appliances and storage modules, including the correct identification of the cabling requirements for connecting storage modules to 2G and 10G appliances
  • Navigate the GUI, identify the main functional areas of the GUI, and understand how tokens in the path bar, time-frame values, and other factors determine the information displayed
  • Create custom dashboards and widgets
  • Use the path bar to filter out noise and narrow your focus on relevant data

Who Can Benefit

IT network or security professionals who wish to master the fundamentals of Symantec + Blue Coat products, with a focus on network security, and who may have not taken any previous Symantec and Blue Coat training courses.


Participants should be familiar with network administration in distributed, enterprise-class LAN/WAN topologies, including basic Unix/Linux administration and have some experience with using proxies, firewalls, routers, and switches to implement networksecurity policies. Basic to advanced knowledge of best practices for incident response and continuous monitoring is a plus.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

It was a good overview, but I feel like I need a lot more studying to be able to pass the test

Great resources to follow along with the instructor and the virtual facilitation worked very well.

This training was a nice experience and I learned a lot about cloud computing.

I am impressed with the level of attention and swift support from ExitCertified. Great work

Each part of the course comes with labs which is very useful. The instructions were very clear and easy to follow.

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