McAfee Web Gateway System Administration

Training to implement and customize an effective web security solution

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Type of Course: Classroom

This course provides in-depth training on how to set up and administer McAfee Web Gateway. Using both lectures and practical lab exercises, the course shows you how to integrate Web Gateway into a network and includes hands-on interaction with the product’s user interface.

What You'll Learn

At the end of this course, you will understand the benefits of key McAfee Web Gateway components and be capable of installing, configuring, and troubleshooting the product. This training will also teach you how to:

  • Create new web policy rules that perform web filtering
  • Break down the elements of a Web Gateway policy rule
  • Integrate Web Gateway into a network
  • Understand the three configuration modes and know when it is best when to use them
  • Perform configuration backups and restores
  • Understand how SSL decryption can be used to secure HTTPS traffic
  • Use Web Gateway in conjunction with McAfee Web Reporter to generate useable reports on web traffic

Who Should Take This Course

System and network administrators, security personnel, auditors, and/or consultants concerned with network and system security should take this course. You should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows administration, system administration concepts, a basic understanding of computer security concepts, a understanding of basic Unix commands, and a general understanding of viruses and antivirus technologies. You should also have working knowledge of Internet services, including DNS, Sendmail, FTP, and WWW services, as well as Internet protocols (TCP, UDP) and their usage routing and connectivity flow (LAN, WAN, Internet).