Sophos Endpoint Administrator Course Overview

Sophos Endpoint Administrator Course Overview

The Sophos Endpoint Administrator course is designed to provide IT professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to deploy and manage Sophos Enduser Protection in various environments. Through the course's ten modules, learners will explore different deployment scenarios, including single and multi-site setups, air-gapped networks, and solutions for roaming users. Additionally, the course covers the deployment of the Sophos Enterprise Console (SEC), highlighting key considerations like management server requirements, database design, and high availability.

Participants will gain hands-on experience in deploying Enduser Protection, managing updates through AutoUpdate and Update Managers, and understanding the Remote Management System. They'll tackle threat protection, delving into anti-virus, HIPS, and Sophos's Live Protection service, as well as learn advanced device and data control policies. The course also focuses on advanced firewall configuration, auditing, reporting, and server management, including upgrades and troubleshooting. By the end of the course, learners will be well-equipped to select and implement the right Sophos solutions for their customers' requirements.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure a successful learning experience in the Sophos Endpoint Administrator course, participants should meet the following minimum prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of networking concepts, including LAN, WAN, and Internet connections.
  • Familiarity with common network infrastructure, such as routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Experience with Windows operating systems, including installation, configuration, and management.
  • Knowledge of general IT security principles and best practices.
  • Ability to navigate and perform basic tasks on Windows Server platforms.
  • Fundamental comprehension of endpoint security concepts and the importance of antivirus solutions.
  • Previous exposure to or experience with any endpoint management software is beneficial but not mandatory.

Please note, while these prerequisites are aimed at ensuring a smooth learning curve, the course is designed to be accessible even for those who may not have extensive experience in all the above areas. A willingness to learn and engage with the course material is equally important.

Target Audience for Sophos Endpoint Administrator

The Sophos Endpoint Administrator course offers advanced training in deploying and managing Sophos security solutions for IT professionals.

  • IT Security Administrators
  • System Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Technical Support Specialists
  • Cybersecurity Consultants
  • IT Managers
  • Infrastructure Architects
  • Endpoint Security Specialists
  • Managed Service Providers (MSPs)
  • IT Professionals looking to specialize in Sophos products
  • IT Personnel at organizations using or planning to use Sophos security solutions

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Sophos Endpoint Administrator?

Introduction to Learning Outcomes

Gain proficiency in deploying and managing Sophos Endpoint Protection through a comprehensive course, covering design considerations, implementation, and advanced security strategies for various environments.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

  • Understand the features and components of Sophos Enduser Protection and their deployment scenarios, including single and multi-site, air-gapped networks, and roaming users.
  • Learn to design and deploy Sophos Enterprise Console (SEC) while considering server requirements, database design, remote access, firewall configurations, and high availability.
  • Master the planning and execution of Enduser Protection deployment across supported platforms, including removal of other endpoint products and automated protection strategies.
  • Develop skills to configure update managers and AutoUpdate, manage software subscriptions, and troubleshoot updating issues.
  • Grasp the architecture and troubleshooting methods for Sophos' Remote Management System (RMS) and message relays.
  • Gain knowledge of threat protection mechanisms such as anti-virus, HIPS, Live Protection, Sophos Extensible List (SXL), and Malicious Traffic Detection (MTD).
  • Acquire the ability to configure advanced device and data control policies, manage exclusions, and create custom Content Control Lists (CCLs).
  • Learn to review and configure the Sophos Client Firewall (SCF), including understanding firewall rule types, processing order, and log management.
  • Become proficient in auditing and reporting with tools like the Sophos Reporting Interface and Sophos Log Writer, and setting up email alerting for events.
  • Learn to manage server backups, database migrations, server upgrades, and utilize the diagnose tool for troubleshooting server-related issues.