Traps 4.0: Install, Configure, and Manage (EDU-281)


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Palo Alto Networks Traps Advanced Endpoint Protection prevents sophisticated vulnerability exploits and unknown malware-driven attacks. Traps accomplishes this through a highly scalable, lightweight agent that uses an innovative new approach for defeating attacks without requiring any prior knowledge of the threat itself.

Target Audience

  • Security Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • Technical Support Engineers


Students must have Windows system administration skills and familiarity with enterprise security concepts.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Learn how Traps protects against exploits and malware-driven attacks
  • Install and configure the Endpoint Security Manager (ESM) and Traps endpoint components; build rules; enable and disable process protections
  • Integrate Traps with Palo Alto Networks WildFire, which provides prevention and detection of zeroday malware

Full Course Outline

  • Module 0: Course Introduction
  • Module 1: Traps Overview
  • Module 2: Installing Traps
  • Module 3: Malicious Software Overview
  • Module 4: Consoles Overview
  • Module 5: Traps Protection against Exploits
  • Module 6: Traps Protection against Malware
  • Module 7: Prevention Event Exceptions
  • Module 8: Managing Traps
  • Module 9: Traps Forensics
  • Module 10: Basic Traps Troubleshooting
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