IBM Security Network Protection Administration and Configuration

  • Network and security professionals who evaluate, implement, manage, or monitor the IBM Security Network Protection appliance


Basic knowledge of information security concepts
Familiarity with networking concepts, such as switching, routing, and firewalls, and tools, such as network sniffers and FTP clients
Solid knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol and IPv4 networking
Use the IBM Security SiteProtector console to manage agents.
Have attended IBM Security SiteProtector System: Basic Implementation and Administration (IS604G) or an equivalent course

Expected Duration
3 day


IBM Security Network Prevention is a next-generation intrusion prevention system. In this course, you will learn about the processes, procedures, and practices necessary to configure the Network Protection (XGS) appliance to protect your network. You will discover how to configure the appliance, configure management and protection policies, and block a variety of common attacks.


1.Introduction To IBM Security Network Protection
2.Setting Up The Appliance
3.Managing The Appliance
4.Configuring The Network Access Policy
5.Configuring The Intrusion Prevention Policy
6.Using Alerts And Events
7.Tuning Network Access Policy Rules And Intrusion Prevention Behavior
8.Capturing Network Traffic
9.Controlling User Access
10.Inspecting SSL-Encrypted Traffic
11.Implementing SNORT Rules
12.Configuring Advanced Threat Protection
13.Integrating With Qradar SIEM
14.Monitoring Event Data



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