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Course number H4C75S
Length 5 days
Delivery method* Instructor-led training (ILT)
Onsite dedicated training (OST)
Price USD $4,000
CAD $4,400
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Course overview

The Expert Technical Security Training Course is a hands-on, 5-day instructor-led course that teaches expert-level concepts and best practices necessary for implementation planning, installation, configuration, security management and system administration of the TippingPoint solution. Through interactive lectures and hands-on labs, students will learn to implement the Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and the Security Management System (SMS) using the standard interface modes. Students will also acquire in-depth expert knowledge of how to tune and configure a TippingPoint IPS for optimum performance on their network and learn advanced configuration management of multiple IPS's using the Security Management System.


  • TippingPoint Advanced Security Training or equivalent hands-on experience using the TippingPoint solution
  • Students must have an HP Learner ID prior to class if planning to take the certification exam at the end of the course
  • Register for the HP Learner ID (allow 3-5 business days prior to class start)


  • Network engineers, network administrators, network technicians, security administrators, systems engineers, system administrators, and network security strategies and planning architects

Certifications and Related Examinations

  • HP ASE - TippingPoint Security V1
  • HP0-M56 - Implementing HP TippingPoint Solutions

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Course objectives

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

  • Acquire knowledge of the TippingPoint solution including:
    • Fundamental security concepts
    • Intrusion Prevention System setup and configuration
    • Security Management System setup and configuration
    • Deployment Architecture and Scenarios
    • Administrative best practices

Course outline

Topics Covered
  • IPS Setup and Configuration
  • Digital Vaccine Labs
  • Basic Policy
  • Device Configuration
  • Advanced Policy
  • Digital Vaccine Toolkit
  • Command Line Interface (CLI) and the Local Security Manager (LSM) Management
  • SMS Management
  • Non-Digital Vaccine Filters
  • Advanced DDoS
  • IPS Quarantine
  • Advanced Deployments
  • Architecture and Performance Optimization
  • SMS Responder

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