Network Forensics Deployment(WBT)

This entry-level online course covers deployment options, basic administration and core functionality for FireEye Network Forensics (PX) appliances.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the FireEye Network Forensics appliance
  • Illustrate how Network Forensics appliances are deployed in a typical network
  • Search and filter connection and session data using Network Forensics appliances
  • Reconstruct session data for a malicious breach using Network Forensics appliances

Who Should Attend

Network security professionals and incident responders who must work with FireEye Network Forensics to process large amounts of high-speed packet data.


A working understanding of networking and network security, the Windows operating system, file system, registry and use of the command line interface (CLI).


2.5-3 hours

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Course Outline

Instructor-led sessions are typically a blend of lecture and hands-on lab activities.

  1. PX Platform Introduction
    • Overview : purpose and benefits
    • PX in the malware attack lifecycle
    • Common use cases for PX
  2. PX Series Deployment Options
    • Ingress/egress
    • Network core
    • Pivot with NX
    • With NX inline mode
    • With IA
    • With Helix
    • With FireEye iSight
  3. PX Series System Readiness
    • System Readiness checks
    • Access management interfaces
    • CLI and system checks
    • Web UI checks
  4. Common Administration Tasks
    • Administration duties
    • Configuring the authentication
    • Role assignment
    • Managing users
    • Restarting PX system and processes
    • System and configuration backup and restore
    • Event-based Capture (EBC)