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Forcepoint Web Security System Engineer

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Duration
5 Days
Delivery
(Online and onsite)
Price
Price Upon Request
The Forcepoint Web Security System Engineer course is designed for people who will manage or lead system engineering development of Forcepoint Web Security that involves deployment planning, advanced configuration, troubleshooting, and debugging procedures. Instructors deliver this class with dialog with students, hands-on walkthroughs to build competencies and lab scenarios for students to independently demonstrate competencies.
  • Given a set of environmental, acceptable usage, and user requirements, deploy Web Security in various enterprise environments.
  • Configure Web Security options to tune and balance settings to respond to system needs.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting and debugging steps.

Module 1: Deployment

  • Identify which services and components to install.
  • Follow best practices to review installation prerequisites.
  • Describe the Forcepoint appliance architecture.
  • Complete a Web Security installation on a Windows host.
  • Find relevant logs if deployment issues arise.
  • Apply guidelines related to component placement, limits, ratios, and supported configurations.
  • Complete an initial appliance setup.
  • Identify features of Forcepoint appliances.
  • Define methods of traffic redirection using Content Gateway.
  • Identify explicit and transparent proxies.
  • Describe methods of configuring the proxy for high availability.
  • Explain deployment strategies for simple, medium, and advanced network deployments.
  • Utilize the recommended sizing guidelines and list deployment recommendations for small, medium, and large networks.
  • Identify supported Forcepoint solutions and third-party products for integration.
  • Describe hybrid deployment.
  • Explain policy migration from Web Security on-premises to Web Security Cloud.
  • List considerations and required components needed for disaster recovery.
  • Follow applicable disaster recovery guidelines.

Module 2: Configuration

  • Identify Web Security components and their interconnectivity.
  • Specify the components that support bare minimum deployments.
  • Explain key services and settings that support Web Security components.
  • Install and use Forcepoint Security Appliance Manager.
  • Identify and analyze filtering and policy enforcement components.
  • Articulate essential features and functions about the Content Gateway architecture.
  • Design and implement proxy authentication based on a customer’s network size and Directory Service options.
  • Implement user identification components in single and multi-domain environments.
  • Describe User Service.
  • Explain SIEM integration.

Module 3: Troubleshooting

  • Identify Web Security configuration files, diagnostic tools, tuning parameters, and verbose logging.
  • List general recommendations when troubleshooting issues and formulating workarounds.
  • Locate specific Web Security logs.
  • Follow steps to use Visual Diagnostic Tool.
  • Describe available options and tools when gathering diagnostic data for Web Security components.
  • Interpret debug.txt results.
  • Demonstrate appliance CLI commands and operations.
  • Channel partners: sales engineers, implementation specialists, deployment specialists, network architects, technical support
  • Customers: deployment specialists, implementation specialists, system engineers
  • Forcepoint: sales engineers, professional services, technical support
  • Completion of the Forcepoint Web Security Administrator Course and Certification
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking concepts (IP addresses, routing, URLs, proxies, gateways, firewalls)
  • User experience with platforms on which Web Security will be deployed
  • User experience with other Forcepoint products that support Web Security integration
The Forcepoint Web Security System Engineer course is designed for people who will manage or lead system engineering development of Forcepoint Web Security that involves deployment planning, advanced configuration, troubleshooting, and debugging procedures. Instructors deliver this class with dialog with students, hands-on walkthroughs to build competencies and lab scenarios for students to independently demonstrate competencies.
  • Given a set of environmental, acceptable usage, and user requirements, deploy Web Security in various enterprise environments.
  • Configure Web Security options to tune and balance settings to respond to system needs.
  • Demonstrate troubleshooting and debugging steps.

Module 1: Deployment

  • Identify which services and components to install.
  • Follow best practices to review installation prerequisites.
  • Describe the Forcepoint appliance architecture.
  • Complete a Web Security installation on a Windows host.
  • Find relevant logs if deployment issues arise.
  • Apply guidelines related to component placement, limits, ratios, and supported configurations.
  • Complete an initial appliance setup.
  • Identify features of Forcepoint appliances.
  • Define methods of traffic redirection using Content Gateway.
  • Identify explicit and transparent proxies.
  • Describe methods of configuring the proxy for high availability.
  • Explain deployment strategies for simple, medium, and advanced network deployments.
  • Utilize the recommended sizing guidelines and list deployment recommendations for small, medium, and large networks.
  • Identify supported Forcepoint solutions and third-party products for integration.
  • Describe hybrid deployment.
  • Explain policy migration from Web Security on-premises to Web Security Cloud.
  • List considerations and required components needed for disaster recovery.
  • Follow applicable disaster recovery guidelines.

Module 2: Configuration

  • Identify Web Security components and their interconnectivity.
  • Specify the components that support bare minimum deployments.
  • Explain key services and settings that support Web Security components.
  • Install and use Forcepoint Security Appliance Manager.
  • Identify and analyze filtering and policy enforcement components.
  • Articulate essential features and functions about the Content Gateway architecture.
  • Design and implement proxy authentication based on a customer’s network size and Directory Service options.
  • Implement user identification components in single and multi-domain environments.
  • Describe User Service.
  • Explain SIEM integration.

Module 3: Troubleshooting

  • Identify Web Security configuration files, diagnostic tools, tuning parameters, and verbose logging.
  • List general recommendations when troubleshooting issues and formulating workarounds.
  • Locate specific Web Security logs.
  • Follow steps to use Visual Diagnostic Tool.
  • Describe available options and tools when gathering diagnostic data for Web Security components.
  • Interpret debug.txt results.
  • Demonstrate appliance CLI commands and operations.
  • Channel partners: sales engineers, implementation specialists, deployment specialists, network architects, technical support
  • Customers: deployment specialists, implementation specialists, system engineers
  • Forcepoint: sales engineers, professional services, technical support
  • Completion of the Forcepoint Web Security Administrator Course and Certification
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking concepts (IP addresses, routing, URLs, proxies, gateways, firewalls)
  • User experience with platforms on which Web Security will be deployed
  • User experience with other Forcepoint products that support Web Security integration
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