Course Outline


  • Overview of Cortex XDR
  • Understanding Cortex XDR components

Getting Started with Cortex XDR

  • Setting up Cortex XDR
  • Understanding Cortex XDR management console
  • Understanding policy rules and profiles

Working with the Cortex Apps

  • Overview of the Cortex apps
  • Activating the Cortex XDR lab

Malware Protection

  • Overview of malware profiles and restrictions
  • Configuring and using malware protection modules

Exploit Protection

  • Preventing application exploit
  • Exploitation techniques and defense mechanisms
  • Using exploit protection modules and exploit Profiles

Exceptions and Response Actions

  • Understanding exceptions
  • Tuning policies using exceptions
  • Working with response actions

Behavioral Threat Analysis

  • Understanding detection and response use cases
  • Analyzing behavioral threats
  • Using an analytics engine

Incident Management

  • Using alerts
  • Handling incidents
  • Handling external alerts
  • Alert exclusion and policies


  • Methodologies and resources
  • Using troubleshooting tools

Summary and Next Steps


  • Knowledge of enterprise security concepts


  • Security professionals
  • Cybersecurity analysts
  • Administrators
  21 Hours

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