Overview of McAfee University

Registration for the McAfee University courses listed below is now closed.

Course Information


Each course is priced at $995 dollars.
Each course is a two-day session: Sunday September 29th - Monday, September 30th
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

A certification voucher will be included in the takeaways for each student.

Course Descriptions

Ultimate Hacking

Price: $995

Length: Two Days: Sunday September 29th - Monday, September 30th
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Description:

Leaving your network vulnerable to exploits can be catastrophic, but learning how hackers and malicious intruders analyze and target your assets can give you a serious advantage in today’s high-technology world. The Ultimate Hacking class from McAfee Foundstone will prepare you to better attack and/or defend networks and applications with new modules, new exploits, and new hacker techniques. In our highly acclaimed hands-on classroom environment, you’ll learn step-by-step procedures for executing attacks; conducting penetration tests; and blocking attacks on Internet and intranet networks and on host-level systems. By learning how to leverage these security techniques and methodologies, you can actively defend your critical internal and external assets against malevolent threats.

Highlights:
  • Learn how hackers and malicious intruders analyze and develop target vectors aimed at your critical assets
  • Understand the strategy behind finding weaknesses before they become a security risk
  • Learn the proven McAfee Foundstone Penetration Testing Methodology
  • Develop the mindset of a malicious attacker, and identify the true risk to your organization
  • Use the tools and methodologies hackers use efficiently, in a controlled and safe environment
  • Develop your own security toolkit from tried and tested tools


Ultimate Hacking: Human

Price: $995

Length: Two Days: Sunday September 29th - Monday, September 30th
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Description:

The amount and impact of social engineering attacks increases exponentially every year. As with any other attack vector, hackers are trying to attack the weakest link (people) to steal data and compromise business systems. This class provides the knowledge to think like an attacker and assess the security of your organization before they do. In a classroom setting, Ultimate Hacking: Human instructors will teach the students the skills needed through demonstration, labs and lecture.

Highlights:

Security considerations unique to the “people” aspects of risk
  • Setting up an environment to perform social engineering tests
  • Thorough knowledge of common and advanced human vulnerabilities, including trust and ego issues and psychological weaknesses
  • Discussion and/or usage of social engineering penetration testing tools such as the Social Engineer Toolkit (SET), Katana, Teensy and many more
  • Simple techniques to help educate management on the real risks of social engineering


McAfee ePO & Host Intrusion Prevention System Advanced Course

Price: $995

Length: Two Days: Sunday September 29th - Monday, September 30th
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Description:

The McAfee ePO & Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPs) Advanced course enables attendees to receive training on the advanced integration concepts of McAfee ePO and HIPs. This will enable administrators to fully understand the capabilities of their security solution and not only reduces the risks of misconfiguration, but also ensures that an organization gets the maximum protection from installation.

Highlights:

Security considerations unique to the “people” aspects of risk
  • ePO integration with McAfee HIPs
  • Working with Risk Advisor
  • Developing custom signatures to support your environment
  • Analysis of events and threats


McAfee Network Security Platform (NSP) Advanced Course

Price: $995

Length: Two Days: Sunday September 29th - Monday, September 30th
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Description:

The McAfee NSP Advanced course provides attendees with training on the advanced integration concepts of McAfee NSP with other McAfee products. Administrators will receive training on integration, which will assist in the configuration of the McAfee centralized management console with vulnerability scanners providing clear assessment of system and network threats, while simplifying alerting and reporting.

Highlights:

Security considerations unique to the “people” aspects of risk
  • ePO integration with McAfee NSP
  • Working with Risk Advisor
  • Integration with McAfee Vulnerability Manager (MVM)
  • Developing custom signatures to support your environment


McAfee Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) Administration Course

Price: $995

Length: Two Days: Sunday September 29th - Monday, September 30th
Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Description:

The McAfee SIEM Administration course from McAfee University provides attendees with hands-on training on the setup, configuration, communication flow and data source management of SIEM appliances. In addition, students will understand how to effectively implement the appliances in a complex Enterprise environment.

Highlights:

  • Enterprise Log Management configuration
  • Enterprise Security Management installation and configuration
  • Working with the Receiver & Advanced Correlation Engine
  • Adding Data sources
  • Working with the Policy Editor
  • Generating Alarms & Watch-lists and developing reports





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