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DSS – Forcepoint Triton AP Data Administrator


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  Feb 14 - Feb 16, 2022
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DSS – Forcepoint Triton AP Data Administrator
3 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Network Security

Course Details

The Forcepoint Triton AP Data Administrator (DSS) is a three-day training course, where you will learn how to test existing deployment, how to administer policies and reports, handle incidents and endpoints, upgrade and manage the AP-DATA system.

In this course, you will develop skills in creating data policies, building custom classifiers and using predefined policies, incident management, reporting, and system architecture and maintenance.


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Upon successful completion of this Triton AP Data training, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the deployment
  • Create and use custom classifiers
  • Use predefined classifiers, rules and policies
  • Control various channels – network, file discovery and endpoint agents
  • Review Incidents and Reports
  • Perform the backup and restore for logs and other data
  • Perform semi-automatic failover
  • Archive incidents and forensics


Day 1

  • 1) Intercepting with AP-WEB and AP-EMAIL
  • a) Checking the WCG configuration
  • b) Checking the AP-EMAIL configuration
  • c) Monitoring vs. blocking mode
  • d) Intercepting TLS traffic
  • 2) Intercepting traffic with Protector
  • a) Protector deployment types
  • b) ICAP mode
  • 3) Discovery with AP-DATA Servers
  • a) Classical discovery with crawler
  • b) Discovery with FCI Agent
  • c) OCR for image analysis
  • 4) Transaction Lifecycle
  • a) Processing order
  • b) Custom extractors and steganography
  • c) Traffic logs
  • 5) The methodology of DLP policy creation
  • a) Building AUP (Acceptable Use Policy)
  • b) Monitoring vs blocking
  • c) Classifiers, rules, c-logic, exception rules
  • 6) Simple classifiers
  • a) Keywords and phrases, dictionaries
  • b) Regular expressions
  • c) File properties

Day 2

  • 1) Scripts and predefined classifiers
  • a) Region-specific classifiers
  • b) Industry-specific classifiers
  • c) Data theft
  • 2) Fingerprinting and ML
  • a) Unstructured fingerprinting
  • b) Structured fingerprinting
  • c) Machine Learning
  • 3) Data Endpoint
  • a) Endpoints controlling applications and file discovery
  • b) Endpoint profiles, policies and alerts
  • 4) Incidents and reporting
  • a) Incident lifecycle
  • b) Incident reports
  • 5) Advanced incident workflow
  • a) Force-release feature
  • b) Email-based incident workflow
  • 6) Delegated Admins
  • a) Notifications data owners
  • b) Tiered Incident Management
  • c) Pseudonymization of source and destination data
  • d) Setting up incident response teams

Day 3

  • 1) Custom action plans
  • a) Deploying simple remediation scripts
  • b) SIEM Integration
  • 2) High Availability of AP-DATA Manager
  • a) Database partitions and file shares
  • b) Full backup and restore of an AP-DATA configuration
  • c) Semi-automatic failover
  • 3) Resource Management
  • a) Archiving old incidents and forensics
  • b) Distributing fingerprints, policies and AP-DATA resources
  • c) System health logs and dashboards
  • 4) Alerts, System Events
  • a) Configuring system alerts
  • b) Scheduling reporting and maintenance
  • 5) Upgrades
  • a) AP-DATA Manager and AP-DATA Server upgrades
  • b) Protector and Endpoint upgrades

Target Audience

  • End-User/Customers: System administrators, network security administrators, IT staff
  • Channel Partners: Sales Engineers, consultants, implementation specialists