File Content Security Deployment

This entry-level course covers deployment options, basic administration and core functionality for FireEye File Content Security (FX). Hands-on activities include appliance administration, reviewing analysis results for file shares and identifying incidents.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Deploy, install and configure FireEye File Content Security appliances
  • Administer File Content Security appliances
  • Configure a file share for remote scan
  • Schedule recurring file share scans
  • Review the results of a network file share scan

Who Should Attend

Network security professionals, incident responders and FireEye administrators and analysts who must set up or work with FireEye File Content Security appliances.


A working understanding of networking and network security, the Windows operating system, file system, registry and use of the command line interface (CLI).


1 day

Instructor-Led Training Instructor-Led Training

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Course Outline

Instructor-led sessions are typically a blend of lecture and hands-on lab activities.

  1. FireEye Core Technology
    • Malware infection cycle
    • Multi-vector Virtual Execution (MVX) engine
    • Appliance analysis phases
  2. Appliance Administration
    • Appliance updates
    • Role-based access and user accounts
    • Malware event notifications
    • System notifications
    • Reporting
    • Back-ups
  1. Content Security
    • Deployment
    • Initial appliance configuration
    • FireEye FX Web UI and dashboard
    • Setting up file shares for analysis
    • Running on-demand or scheduled analysis on a network file share
    • Reviewing analysis results