Cortex XDR 2: Prevention, Analysis, and Response (EDU-260)

This instructor-led training enables you to prevent attacks on your endpoints. After an overview of the Cortex XDR components, the training introduces the Cortex XDR management console and demonstrates how to install agents on your endpoints and how to create Security profiles and policies. The training enables you to perform and track response actions, tune profiles, and work with Cortex XDR alerts. The training concludes with discussions about basic troubleshooting of the agent, the on-premises Broker VM component, and Cortex XDR deployment.

Retail Price: $2,995.00

Next Date: 10/16/2023

Course Days: 3

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Course Objectives:

Successful completion of this instructor-led course with hands-on lab activities should enable you to:

  • Describe the architecture and components of the Cortex XDR family
  • Use the Cortex XDR management console
  • Create Cortex XDR agent installation packages, endpoint groups, and policies
  • Deploy Cortex XDR agents on endpoints
  • Create and manage exploit and malware prevention profiles
  • Investigate alerts and prioritize them using starring and exclusion policies
  • Tune Security profiles using Cortex XDR exceptions
  • Perform and track response actions in the Action Center
  • Perform basic troubleshooting related to Cortex XDR agents
  • Deploy a Broker VM and activate the Local Agents Settings applet
  • Understand Cortex XDR deployment concepts and activation requirements
  • Work with the Customer Support Portal and Cortex XDR Gateway for authentication and authorization

Target Audience:

Cybersecurity analysts and engineers and security operations specialists, as well as administrators and product deployers.



Participants must be familiar with enterprise product deployment, networking, and security concepts.

Course Outline:

This class is comprised of the following modules:

  • Module 1 – Cortex XDR Family Overview
  • Module 2 – Cortex XDR Main Components
  • Module 3 – Cortex XDR Main Components
  • Module 4 – Profiles and Policy Rules
  • Module 5 – Malware Protection
  • Module 6 – Exploit Protection
  • Module 7 – Cortex XDR Alerts
  • Module 8 – Tuning Policies using Exceptions
  • Module 9 – – Response Actions
  • Module 10 – Basic Agent Troubleshooting
  • Module 11 – Broker VM Overview
  • Module 12 – Deployment Considerations
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
10/16/2023 - 10/18/2023 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Virtual Enroll
12/18/2023 - 12/20/2023 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll