Catalogo corsi 2019

Sophos Architect Central Course (CENTRAL)

Course Description:

  • This course provides an in-depth study of Sophos Central, designed for experienced technical professionals who will be planning, installing, configuring and supporting deployments in production enviro
  • nments.
    • The course is available either online via the Partner Portal, or as an instructor-led classroom course. Please contact your CAM or CAE to find out more about the availability of classroom courses in your region.
    • It consists of presentations and practical lab exercises to reinforce the taught content, and electronic copies of the supporting documents for the course will be provided to each trainee through the~online portal.
    • The course is expected to take 3 days (24 hours) to complete, of which approximately 9 hours will be spent on the practical exercises.


  • Prior to taking this training you should:
  • Have completed and passed the Sophos Central Endpoint and Server Protection - Certified Engineer course
  • We recommend students have the following knowledge and experience:
    • Experience with Windows networking and the ability to troubleshoot issues
    • A good understanding of IT security
    • Experience using the Linux command line for common tasks
    • Experience configuring Active Directory Group Policies
    • Experience creating and managing virtual servers or desktops


  • On completion of this course, trainees will be able to:
    • Design and installation considering all variables
    • Undertake a multi-site installation appropriate for a customer environment
    • Explain the function of core components, how they work, and how to configure them
    • Track the source of infections and cleanup infected devices
    • Perform preliminary troubleshooting and basic support of customer environments


  • To become a Sophos Certified Architect, trainees must take and pass an online assessment. The assessment tests their knowledge of both the presented and practical content. The pass mark for the assessment is 80%, and is limited to 3 attempts.
  • Lab Environment
    • Each student will be provided with a pre-configured environment which simulates a company with two networks and a number of Windows and Linux computers.


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    • Module 1: Deployment Scenarios (60 mins)
    • Identify some of the common challenges when deploying Central
    • Deploy Update Caches
    • Set up Message Relays
    • Configure AD Sync Utility
    • Identify where Update Caches and Message Relays should be used
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    • Module 2: Client Deployment Methods (65 mins)
    • Identify the recommended steps for deploying Sophos Central
    • Explain the installation process, and identify the different types of installer
    • Automate deployment for Windows, Linux and Mac computers
    • Migrate endpoints from Enterprise Console
    • Locate installation log files
    • Remove third-party products as part of a deployment
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    • Module 3: Endpoint Protection Policies (80 mins)
    • Describe the function and operation of each of the components that make up an Endpoint Protection and Intercept X
    • Configure policies to meet a customer's requirements and follow best practice
    • Test and validate Endpoint Protection
    • Configure exclusions
    • Configure Data Loss Prevention
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    • Module 4: Server Protection Policies (30 mins)
    • Configure Server Protection Policies
    • Configure and Manage Server Lockdown
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    • Module 5: Protecting Virtual Servers (60 mins)
    • Connect AWS and Azure accounts to Sophos Central
    • Deploy Server Protection to AWS and Azure
    • Deploy and Manage Sophos for Virtual Environments
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    • Module 6: Logging and Reporting (45 mins)
    • Explain the types of alert in Sophos Central, and be able to read an RCA
    • Use the Sophos Central logs and reports to check the health of your estate
    • Export data from Sophos Central into a SIEM application
    • Locate client log files on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
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    • Module 7: Managing Infections (45 mins)
    • Identify the types of detection and their properties
    • Explain how computers might become infected
    • Identify and use the tools available to cleanup malware
    • Explain how the quarantine works and manage quarantined items
    • Cleanup malware on a Linux server
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    • Module 8: Management (65 mins)
    • Use the Controlled Updates policies appropriately
    • Enable multi-factor authentication
    • Use the Enterprise Dashboard to manage multiple sub-estates
    • Identify the benefits of the Partner Dashboard
    • Identify common licensing requirements

Calendar 2019:

  • dal 22 al 24 gennaio 2019 - Milano - Sophos Office
  • dal 19 al 21 marzo 2019 - Milano - Sophos Office
  • dal 21 al 23 maggio 2019 - Milano - Sophos Office
  • dal 09 al 11 luglio 2019 - Milano - Sophos Office
  • dal 10 al 12 settembre 2019 - Milano - Sophos Office
  • dal 05 al 07 novembre 2019 - Milano - Sophos Office
  • dal 10 al 12 dicembre 2019 - Milano - Sophos Office



€1125.00 (Iva esclusa)
€1372.50 (IVA inclusa)


3 Days