ESM320 – ArcSight ESM 7.6 Advanced Analyst with Certified Expert Exam

Course code: ESM320

This course provides you with the knowledge required to use advanced ArcSight ESM content to find and correlate event information, perform actions such as notifying stakeholders, graphically analyze event data, and report on security incidents. You will familiarize and/or reinforce your understanding of the advanced correlation capabilities within ArcSight ESM that provide a significant edge in detecting active attacks.

This course covers ArcSight security problem solving methodology using advanced ESM content to find, track, and re-mediate security incidents. During the training, you will use variables and correlation activities, customize report templates for dynamic content, and customize Dashboards to monitor incidents.

The last day of class offers a hands-on exam. Passing the exam awards you with Certified Expert badge..

3 860 EUR

4 671 EUR including VAT

The earliest date from 28.10.2024

Selection of dates
Do you have a question?
+420 731 175 867

and certified lecturers

recognized certifications

Wide range of technical
and soft skills courses

Great customer

Making courses
exactly to measure your needs

Course dates

Starting date: 28.10.2024

Type: Virtual

Course duration: 5 days

Language: en

Price without VAT: 3 860 EUR


Starting date: Upon request

Type: In-person/Virtual

Course duration: 5 days

Language: en/cz

Price without VAT: 3 860 EUR


Type Course
Language Price without VAT
28.10.2024 Virtual 5 days en 3 860 EUR Register
Upon request In-person/Virtual 5 days en/cz 3 860 EUR Register
G Guaranteed course

Didn't find a suitable date?

Write to us about listing an alternative tailor-made date.


Target group

This course is intended for analysts responsible for:

  • Defining their organization’s security objectives
  • Building or using advanced content to correlate, view and respond to those security objectives.

Course structure

Module 1: Introduction to ESM Components

  • Describe each of the ESM system components

Module 2: New Features

  • Describe the new product features introduced in ESM versions 2.x and 7.3.0

Module 3: ESM Distributed Components

  • Recognize where ESM fits within the ArcSight Architecture
  • Define each ESM operation modes,Compact and Distributed,and the issues ESM Distributed Mode comes to solve
  • Describe the ESM Distributed Mode components
  • Recognize the ArcSight Data Platform (ADP) and its components

Module 4: Installing ESM Distributed Mode

  • Plan System Hardware Requirements
  • Check Operating System Pre-Installation
  • Install
    • ESM Persistor Node
    • ESM Correlator Aggregator Node
  • Configure Integration of the Persistor Node
  • Add Correlator Aggregator Services
  • Configure
    • Message Bus Data and Control Instances from Persistor
    • Repository Instances from Persistor
    • Distributed Cache on Correlator Aggregators
  • Run Cert Admin Approveall
  • Start All Cluster Wide Services from Persistor Node

Module 5: Maintaining ESM Properties Files and Upgrades

  • Customize ArcSight ESM using Properties File
  • Prepare System for an Upgrade
  • Upgrade ESM
  • Upgrade the ESM Console

Module 6: Installing the ESM Console

  • Install the ESM Console
  • Customize the ESM Console
  • Describe Tools available in the ESM Console

Module 7: Installing SmartConnectors

  • Describe how Connectors collect,normalize,and cache events
  • Install and configure ArcSight SmartConnectors
  • Identify Connector Command Scripts
  • Describe how Connectors can be managed from an ESM Console,a Connector Appliance,or ArcSight Management Center

Module 8: Managing the Network Model

  • List Network Model resources
  • Describe Asset Model resources
  • Add the following modelling resources:
    • Assets
    • Asset Ranges
    • Zones
    • Network and attach it to a connector
  • Import Zone and Asset information with the Network Model wizard
  • Explain the use of the Asset Import Connector

Module 9: Configuring SmartConnector Destinations

  • Get SmartConnector Status
  • Set SmartConnector Flow-Control
  • Use SmartConnector Administrative Dashboards
  • Configure SmartConnectors for
    • Failover Destination
    • Dual Destinations

Module 10: Installing the ESM Super and Syslog Connectors

  • Install and configure a Forwarding Connector
  • Install and configure a Syslog connector

Module 11: SmartConnectors Configurations and Advanced Features

  • Configure SmartConnectors using advanced features such as turbo mode,map files,event filtering,network options and event aggregation
  • Construct advanced configuration settings for optimal performance and data enrichment

Module 12: Command Center

  • Log onto the ArcSight Command Center
  • Identify functions and navigate the User Interface
  • Use the ArcSight Command Center Help Facility
  • Configure
    • Authentication
    • Content
    • Storage
    • Appliances,
  • Identify stock content dashboards

Module 13: ESM Backup and Restore

  • Restore the ESM Manager’s configurations
  • Back up and restore ESM
  • Describe CORR-E Daily Job Archiving

Module 14: Certificate Management

  • Describe uses of SSL technology in ArcSight ESM
  • Describe SSL setup options
    • keytool/keytoolgui
    • certadmin
  • Identify the steps to deploy:
    • Self-signed Certificates
    • Approve/revoke distributed mode Certificates
    • CA (Certificate Authority)-signed Certificates


To be successful in this course, you should have the following prerequisites or knowledge:

  • Common security devices such as IDS and firewalls
  • Common network device functions, such as routers, switches, and hubs
  • TCP/IP functions such as CIDR blocks, subnets, addressing, and communications
  • Basic Windows operating system tasks and functions
  • Possible attack activities, such as scans, man in the middle, sniffing, DoS, and possible abnormal activities, such as worms, Trojans, and viruses
  • SIEM terminology, such as threat, vulnerability, risk, asset, exposure, and safeguards
  • Completed the ArcSight ESM Administrator and Analyst course or 6 months experience administering ArcSight ESM

Do you need advice or a tailor-made course?


product support

Follow-up courses

ESM180 – Building Security Use Cases with ArcSight ESM en/cz

Vendor: Micro Focus

Area: Security

Price from

2 412 EUR without VAT

ESM200 – ArcSight ESM Administrator and Analyst en en/cz

Vendor: Micro Focus

Area: Security / Software

Price from

3 860 EUR without VAT

Price from

2 400 EUR without VAT

ComGate payment gateway MasterCard Logo Visa logo