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Symantec Web Security Service Core Administration R1

Course Details
Code: WSSCA-R1
Tuition (USD): $1,800.00 • Classroom (2 days)

The Web Security Service Core Administration course is intended for IT professionals who will be installing, configuring or administering the Symantec Web Security Service (WSS).

Skills Gained

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

  • Describe the architecture, components and process flow of WSS.
  • Identify installation, configuration and administration of the core features and products of WSS.

Who Can Benefit

This course is for professionals who deal with installing and administration of Web Security Service.


  • Working knowledge of cloud based solutions
  • Knowledge of internet traffic protocols
  • Basic understanding of principles of authentication

Course Details

Hands-On Labs

This course contains 17 hands-on labs including:

  • WSS Portal Lab
  • Unified Agent with Bypass List Lab
  • WSS – SEP Integration Lab
  • PAC File Management Lab
  • Auth Connector Lab
  • SAML with Auth Connector Lab
  • SAML with ADFS Lab
  • Captive Portal Lab
  • Roaming Captive Portal Lab
  • Policies Lab
  • Customization of Error Messages Lab
  • Threat Protection Lab
  • SSL Lab
  • Malware Analysis – Standard Lab
  • Reports Lab
  • Forensic Reporting Lab

Course Outline

Cloud Security

  • Functionality and scope of cloud security

Web Security Service Components and Architecture

  • WSS overall picture

Enable Remote Users Access to WSS

  • WSS Agent
  • WSS Traffic Redirection (SEP Integration)
  • PAC File Management
  • SD Cloud Connector Solution

Authenticate Users

  • Auth Connector
  • SAML
  • Captive Portal
  • Roaming Captive Portal
  • SCIM

Configuring Policies for Employee Web Usage

  • Policies
  • Universal Policy Enforcement

Configuring Threat Protection Against Malware

  • Threat Protection
  • Configuring Threat Protection Exemptions

Enable SSL Traffic Inspection

  • SSL

Prevent Malware Infections

  • Malware Analysis
  • Malware Analysis – Standard
  • Malware Analysis – Advanced

Enable Corporate Access to WSS

  • Firewall (IPsec) Access Method
  • Proxy Forwarding Access Method
  • Explicit Proxy over IPsec Access Method

Identify web usage and security statistics with reports

  • Reports
  • Elastic Analytics Reporting (EA&R)

Enable Mobile User Access to WSS

  • SEP Mobile Access Method
  • Mobile Phone Access Method
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