Malware Analysis Deployment

This entry-level course covers deployment options, basic administration and core functionality for FireEye Malware Analysis (AX). Hands-on activities include appliance administration and how to submit malware samples to FireEye Malware Analysis for deep forensic analysis.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Deploy, install and configure a FireEye Malware Analysis appliance
  • Administer Malware Analysis appliances
  • Submit malware samples for deep inspection
  • Review the results of malware analysis

Who Should Attend

Network security professionals, incident responders and FireEye administrators and analysts who must set up or work with FireEye Malware Analysis 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
    • 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. Forensic Analysis
    • Primary functions of AX
    • AX deployment
    • Initial AX configuration
    • FireEye AX Web UI and dashboard
    • Setting up file shares and scheduling batch analysis
    • Submitting malware samples and specifying analysis parameters
    • Reviewing analysis results for submitted malware