Cortex XDR: Prevention and Deployment (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. It concludes by discussing basic troubleshooting of the agent, the on-premises Broker VM component, and Cortex XDR deployment.

Retail Price: $2,995.00

Next Date: 08/26/2024

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, including reporting
  • 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

Who should attend

  • Cybersecurity Analysts
  • Cybersecurity Engineers
  • Security Operations Specialists


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


Course Modules

  • 1 - Cortex XDR Introduction
  • 2 - Cortex XDR Main Components
  • 3 - Cortex XDR Management Console
  • 4 – Profiles and Policies
  • 5 - Malware Protection
  • 6 - Exploit Protection
  • 7 - Cortex XDR Alerts
  • 8 – Exclusions and Exceptions
  • 9 - Response Actions
  • 10 - Basic Troubleshooting
  • 11 - Broker VM Overview
  • 12 - Deployment Considerations
Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
8/26/2024 - 8/28/2024 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Virtual Enroll
11/18/2024 - 11/20/2024 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Virtual Enroll