Software Vulnerability Operations and Administration

Course Overview

The two-day, instructor led Software Vulnerability Operations and Administration class provides you with the information you need to effectively plan, build, and maintain your Corporate Software Inspector or Software Vulnerability Manager environment. This class takes you through the design, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of the core features of Corporate Software Inspector including integration with Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and the System Center Plugin. At the end of the course, attendees will have a solid understanding of the design options, product features, and troubleshooting techniques.

During this class attendees will:

  • Learn to plan, design, and prepare the environment for the Corporate Software Inspector implementation
  • Overview of Cloud and On-Premise Solutions
  • Learn to navigate the user interface
  • Learn to configure the Corporate Software Inspector application
  • Get hands on experience in scanning, patching and validation
  • Learn to administer Corporate Software Inspector
  • Learn about our new Software Vulnerability Manager product

Course Agenda

Introduction to Corporate Software Inspector and Software Vulnerability Manager

  • Class Introduction
  • Overview of Security Scanning, Vulnerabilities and Patches
    • Vulnerability Management Lifecycle
    • Patch Management Process
    • What You Are Up Against
  • Introduction to Corporate Software Inspector
    • Corporate Software Inspector Cloud Solution
    • Software Vulnerability Manager Cloud Solution
    • Corporate Software Inspector On-Premises Solutions

Core Configuration and Usage

  • Administration
    • Adding Users
    • Defining Roles
    • Partitioning
    • Other Settings
  • Scanning
    • Available Scanning Methods
    • Corporate Software Inspector Daemon
  • Analyzing Vulnerabilities
    • The Assess Process
    • Working with Scans
    • Sites & Smart Groups
    • Dashboard
    • Reports
    • Smart Group Notifications
  • Patching Vulnerabilities
    • Overview of Microsoft Patch Technologies
    • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Integration
    • System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Integration
    • Patch Creation and Publishing via Corporate Software Inspector

Additional Topics

  • Working with the Software Vulnerability Manager Cloud Product
    • Working with Software Vulnerability Manager Assessment
    • Working with Software Vulnerability Manager Patching
  • Working in High Volume Environments
  • Troubleshooting Corporate Software Inspector