Instructor-led Technical Training

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Instructor-led Training by Products

Instructor-Led / Virtual Instructor-Led / Onsite Training Courses

Proofpoint Technical Training offers:

  • WBT = Web Based Training – self paced online training. Free for all customers, partners, or employees. Level 1  Email and Information Protection courses are 90 minutes each. (3 hours for the suite) Click here for a current list of web-based training courses.
  • ILT = Instructor Led Training – live training delivered at a Proofpoint location (Sunnyvale/Belfast). Normally delivered in 8-hour day increments.
  • VILT= Virtual Instructor Led Training – live training delivered virtually. Normally delivered as 5-hours a day for 3 consecutive days.
  • OS = Onsite at a customer facility – live training delivered at the customer’s location. Normally delivered in 8-hour day increments.

Courses

Level 1

Level 1 — ObserveIt Analyst 

This course will introduce Analysts to the ObserveIT functionality and how it can be leveraged to provide deep contextual visibility into End Point User activities. Key points of focus will include understanding the various Diaries and how to interpret the data presented. Time will be spent reviewing the Alerting mechanisms with the goal of ensuring the Analyst can gain value from the reactive functions the tool provides.

Format: Offered as VILT, or ILT.
Duration: VILT - 1/2 day ILT - 1/2 day.
Suggested Pre-course work: Familiarity with concepts and terminology common to the themes of Insider Threat Management.

Click here for the Course Data Sheet

Level 2

Proofpoint instructor-led/classroom–based training courses are targeted at messaging and or security administrators of the Proofpoint products. The Level 2 instructor-led courses are 3 days (24 hours) long if delivered in a Proofpoint classroom or at a customer onsite facility. These can also be offered virtually via Zoom as four sessions of 6 hours each day. After completion of these courses, students have the option to take the online certification exam available through Proofpoint Level UP!. All Proofpoint instructor-led training class enrollment can only be confirmed with a valid purchase order (PO). Please contact your Proofpoint Sales Account Manager for pricing information. Contact Proofpoint Technical Training at training@proofpoint.com for details on training course enrollments.

Level 2 — Protection Server

This course provides detailed information about the services running on Proofpoint Protection Server (PPS) and the features found in the Email Protection and Information Protection modules. This course also provides a classroom lab environment for configuring these services and features.

Format: Offered as VILT, ILT, or OS.
Duration: VILT - 20 hours. ILT - 18 hours.
Suggested Pre-course workSuccessful completion of the Email Protection Level 1 and Information Protection Level 1 Exams is suggested.

Click here for the Course Data Sheet.

Level 2 — Intelligent Supervision for Administrators

This course explains how Proofpoint Intelligent Supervision works. It provides both instruction and hands-on experience. You will create and configure a compliance division; create violation and sampling rules; and create a policy and add monitored staff, rules, and review team members. You will also explore and configure different workflow options and use tools to improve review efficiency. And you will learn how to use reporting for monitoring and improving rule effectiveness. The course also shows administrators the tasks performed by reviewers via the Dashboard, Message Review, Past Review, and Search. This course is based on Proofpoint Enterprise Archive 4.0.131.

Format: Offered as VILT, ILT, or OS.
Duration: VILT - 2 days. ILT - 1.5 days. 
Suggested Pre-course work: Knowledge of compliance regulations such as FINRA, SEC, and IIROC.

Click here for the Course Data Sheet.

Level 2 — Archive: Intelligent Supervision for Reviewers

This course explains how Intelligent Supervision works. It provides instruction and hands-on experiences where you interpret Dashboard information, access messages for your review, and act on messages in your review queue. You will learn available message review options and take action on potential violations. You will also practice using available tools and techniques to improve your review efficiency. This includes how to expand your message queue to include messages not sampled and those already acted upon. The course also shows you how to run reviewer related reports and interpret their results. This Level Two course is based on Proofpoint Enterprise Archive 4.0.131.

Format: Offered as VILT, ILT, or OS.
Duration: VILT - .5 days. ILT - .5 days. 
Suggested Pre-course workKnowledge of compliance regulations such as FINRA, SEC, and IIROC.

Click here for the Course Data Sheet.

Level 2 — Archive: e-Discovery for Users

This course explains how Proofpoint eDiscovery interacts with the archive and where it fits in the electronic discovery reference model (EDRM). It provides instruction and hands-on experiences where you search the archive, save your search criteria, and store and export your search results. The course shows you how to refine your search with analytics. It teaches how to create and manage person based and ad hoc legal holds.

Format: Offered as VILT, ILT, or OS.
Duration: VILT - .5 days. ILT - .5 days.
Suggested Pre-course work: None

Click here for the Course Data Sheet.

Level 2 — ObserveIT Administration

An Instructor lead course tailored to the technical administrative audience who would be focused on the general configuration, administration, and optimization of the solution. Course lessons will be focused on comprehending these tasks.

Format: Offered as VILT, or ILT.
Duration: VILT - 1 day ILT - 1 day.
Suggested Pre-course work: A general understanding of the Insider Threat Risk paradigm and how to conduct investigations around User Activity. Student should be familiar with working with complex security solutions.

Click here for the Course Data Sheet

Level 3

Proofpoint instructor-led/classroom–based training courses are targeted at messaging and or security administrators of the Proofpoint products. The Level 3 instructor-led courses are 2.5 days (20 hours) long if delivered in a Proofpoint classroom or at a customer onsite facility. After completion of these courses, students have the option to take the online certification exam available through Proofpoint University and a grade of 75% or above is considered a successful pass. All Proofpoint instructor-led training class enrollment can only be confirmed with a valid purchase order (PO). Please contact your Proofpoint Sales Account Manager for pricing information. Contact Proofpoint Technical Training at training@proofpoint.com for details on training course enrollments. For a current list of instructor-led training courses, visit https://www.proofpoint.com/us/support/technical-training/instructor-led-courses

Level 3 — Protection Server

This course teaches you advanced settings, recommended configuration, and troubleshooting for PPS solutions. You’ll get in-depth knowledge of mail processing, PPS logs, TLS, firewall rules and troubleshooting, envelope splitting, and email authentication. This course is presented using an on-premises environment.

Format: Offered as ILT, or OS.
Duration:  ILT- 2.5 days.
Prerequisite: Proofpoint Certified
    - Level 2 — Email Protection certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience administering PPS
    - Experience using basic Unix at the command line and a Telnet client for SSH

Click here for the Course Data Sheet.

Level 3 — ObserveIT Advanced Administration

This course will build on lessons, knowledge, and experience provided by the 201 Level Administration course. Ideally focused for end users looking to extract every bit of relevant functionality from the solution to support their Insider Threat Management programs.

Format: Offered as VILT, or ILT.
Duration: VILT - 1 day ILT - 1 day.
Suggested Pre-course work: Familiarity with concepts and terminology common to the themes of Insider Threat Mgmt. Completion of the ObserveIT Administration Course (PP-TRN-ITM-201)

Click here for the Course Data Sheet