Network Security Deployment

This entry-level course covers deployment options, basic administration and core functionality for FireEye Network Security (NX). Hands-on activities include appliance administration, how to read alerts generated by the FireEye Network Security appliance and how to identify systems infected with malware.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Deploy, install and configure a FireEye Network Security appliance
  • Administer FireEye Network Security appliances
  • Identify potentially compromised hosts

Who Should Attend

Network security professionals, incident responders and FireEye administrators and analysts who must set up or work with a FireEye Network Security appliance.


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. NX Series Deployment
    • Correct NX network positioning
    • Deployment modes
    • Initial NX configuration
  3. Appliance Administration
    • Appliance updates
    • Role-based access and user accounts
    • Malware event notifications
    • System notifications
    • Reporting
    • Back-ups
  4. Threat Management
    • Primary functions NX platform
    • Event types
    • Web UI and Dashboard
    • Managing alerts
  5. IPS Deployment and Administration
    • Product Features
    • Deployment
    • Configuration
    • Event Administration