VMware Carbon Black Course

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This one-day course teaches you how to use the VMware Carbon Black EDR product during incident response. Using the SANS PICERL framework, you will configure the server and perform an investigation on a possible incident. This course provides guidance on using Carbon Black EDR capabilities throughout an incident with an in-depth, hands-on, scenario-based lab.

Product Alignment

- VMware Carbon Black EDR


Security operations personnel, including analysts and incident responders

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Utilize Carbon Black EDR throughout an incident
  • Implement a baseline configuration for Carbon Black EDR
  • Determine if an alert is a true or false positive
  • Fully scope out an attack from moment of compromise
  • Describe Carbon Black EDR capabilities available to respond to an incident
  • Create addition detection controls to increase security


This course requires completion of the following course:

  • VMware Carbon Black EDR Administrator


1  Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2  VMware Carbon Black EDR & Incident Response

  • Framework identification and process

3  Preparation

  • Implement the Carbon Black EDR instance according to organizational requirements

4  Identification

  • Use initial detection mechanisms
  • Process alerts
  • Proactive threat hunting
  • Incident determination

5  Containment

  • Incident scoping
  • Artifact collection
  • Investigation

6  Eradication

  • Hash banning
  • Removing artifacts
  • Continuous monitoring

7  Recovery

  • Rebuilding endpoints
  • Getting to a more secure state

8  Lessons Learned

  • Tuning Carbon Black EDR
  • Incident close out

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