Sophos Training Overview

Sophos Online Training

Build your career in a top cybersecurity platform by enrolling in experts designed Sophos training offered by CourseDrill. Our highly qualified cybersecurity mentor will provide you end to end knowledge of Sophos XG Firewall administrator and endpoint administrator. In this Sophos course, you will gain expertise in essential areas like Sophos firewall basics, network protection, site-to-site connections, email & web protection, remote management, enterprise console deployment, threat protection,  device and data control policies, firewall configuration, server management and much more. Get the chance to learn from industry top minds by joining our Sophos Firewall certification course.

Why should You Learn Sophos?

Why CourseDrill?

CourseDrill is a leading IT training and certification provider in the market with world-class industry experts as its trainers. We have been the first choice for many Cybersecurity aspirants over the past 5 years and till today we have successfully trained 650+ candidates on this platform across the globe. Our unique features like real-time experienced instructors, cutting-edge course curriculum design, practical teaching approach, placement assistance, world-class support system, etc, have made us the best Sophos training & certification providers in the market. Enquire now to check the quality of our training and service!

Sophos Training Details:

Coursedrill offers you comprehensive Sophos online training and makes you a job-ready professional by covering all the essential areas. In this Sophos training and certification program, you will master the fundamentals of Sophos firewall basics, site-to-site connections, network protection, email & web protection, enterprise console deployment, remote management, threat protection, firewall configuration, device and data control policies, server management and much more.

In spite of delivering you the best Sophos certification training, you will also get access to many other extra learning resources which include, advanced material for Sophos interview questions, free recorded Sophos training videos, resume preparation, and access to the valuable Sophos Tutorials. Enquire now to know more about this Sophos online course.

In this Sophos architect course you will gain in-depth knowledge of the following two areas:

Sophos XG Firewall administrator concepts

    • XG Firewall overview
    • Network protection
    • Site-to-site connections
    • Authentication
    • Email protection
    • Application control and web protection
    • Email and wireless protection
    • Logging, Reporting, and troubleshooting.

Sophos endpoint administrator concepts

    • End-user protection
    • Enduser protection deployment
    • Deployment of Sophos enterprise console
    • Threat protection
    • Remote management
    • Data control and deceive policies
    • Advanced firewall configuration
    • Server management
    • Reporting and auditing

To learn Sophos UTM training one has to has basic knowledge of the below areas:

    • Windows server
    • Windows workstation
    • Windows Networking
    • Microsoft active directory

Following are the professional who can benefit from joining this Sophos XG firewall training:

    • Network administrators
    • IT administrators
    • Security administrators
    • Security engineers
    • Network engineers
    • System administrators
    • Security analysts
    • IT managers
    • Security consultants
    • Aspiring cybersecurity professionals
    • Network Security professionals aspirants
    • Freshers and candidates who wish to shift their domain

Quality never comes cheap! This is a universal fact, but with an aim to deliver high-quality Sophos training online to all, we offer this course at a very affordable cost. You can get quick details by calling or using WhatsApp at +91-9347384580 or write to us at

Yes, we offer customized Sophos corporate training to cater to the unique learning needs of organizations and help them in transforming their workforce with the latest Cybersecurity skills. Our certified trainers will design and deliver course content that fits your unique project requirements.

Sophos is a next-generation cloud-based endpoint security software tool used by a large number of companies ranging from small and medium to large global organizations to protect their systems from ever-evolving security attacks. Sophos develops and markets solutions for encryption, communication endpoint, email security, network security, unified threat management (UTI), and mobile security.

Sophos Course Content

At CourseDrill the Sophos course curriculum has been designed by the industry experts and updated regularly to provide you with fresh industry skills. Following are the Sophos syllabus modules that we are going to cover in this training program.

Sophos Firewall Training Modules:


    • Introduction to XG Firewall
    • XG Firewall deployment options
    • Add-on for central management
    • Sophos Central evaluation registration


    • Overview of XG Firewall
    • Manage objects
    • Navigate the WebAdmin
    • Overview of Zones and types
    • Basic network configuration
    • Manage device access
    • Configure static routing
    • Navigate the WebAdmin
    • Create Definitions and static routes
    • Import CA Certificates
    • Configuration backup


    • Types of firewalls
    • Creation of firewalls rules
    • Configuration of prevention policies
    • Configure DoS & Spoof
    • Install Sophos Central
    • Configure IPS Policies
    • Publishing servers
    • Enabling advanced threat protection
    • Security Heartbeat configuration


    • Introduction to site-to-site connections
    • Using the wizard to configure IPsec site-to-site VPN
    • Configuration of  SSL VPN, and REDs
    • Creation of IPsec site-to-site VPN
    • Creation of  SSL site-to-site VPN


    • Introduction to authentication sources and process to identify them
    • Types of users on the XG firewall
    • STAS for single sign-on
    • Creation of identity-based policies
    • One time password configuration
    • Creation of active directory server
    • The process to create user-based policies


    • Overview of web protection
    • Activities that control web traffic
    • Configure Traffic & surfing Quotas
    • Creation of keyword content filters
    • Custom web policy creation
    • Customization of user activities and categories
    • Application filter creation policy


    • Email protection using two deployment modes
    • Relay settings
    • SMTP policies configuration
    • SPX for encryption configuration
    • User Quarantine Management
    • Email Protection policy
    • policies for client protocols
    • Configure Quarantine Digests


    • Configure wireless networks
    • Different access points
    • Various security modes
    • Create a hotspot
    • Deploying wireless access points
    • Configuration of hotspots for wireless networks


    • Configuring remote access
    • Remote access configuration for mobiles
    • Clientless access configuration via


    • Reports customization
    • Running reports
    • Report scheduling
    • Log configuration
    • View Sandstorm Activity
    • Connection Table
    • Use SF Loader Tools
    • Dropped Packet Capture
    • Packet Capture

Sophos Endpoint Administrator Concepts:


    • Enduser protection components and features
    • Considering factors while designing solutions
    • Single and Multi-site developments
    • Roaming users
    • Air-gapped network


    • Factors to consider while designing the SEC deployments
    • Server requirements management
    • Remote console requirements
    • Database design considerations
    • High availability
    • Firewall configuration
    • Installation and troubleshooting issues


    • Requirement gathering for endpoint deployment
    • Planning deployment
    • Elimination of other endpoint products
    • Configuration of .exe command line parameters
    • Installation log files
    • Deployment packager
    • Linux deployment
    • Mac deployment


    • Overview of Autoupdate
    • Software subscriptions
    • SUM updating overview
    • HTTP Updating
    • AutoUpdate components
    • Additional SUMs Installing


    • Overview of Remote management
    • RMS troubleshooting
    • RMS component communication
    • Remote Management System (RMS)
    • Message relays
    • RMS troubleshooting


    • Introduction to Anti-virus and HIPS
    • Introduction to live protection
    • Configuring exclusions
    • Live protection architecture
    • Sophos Extensible List (SXL)
    • MTD components
    • Malicious Traffic Detection (MTD)
    • Web protection and control


    • Introduction to data policies
    • Unique device instance
    • Device control event viewer
    • Device exemptions
    • Data control exclusions


    • Introduction to f Sophos Client Firewall (SCF)
    • Rule processing order
    • Firewall rule types
    • Client firewall logs
    • LogViewer


    • Sophos Log Writer
    • Sophos Reporting Interface
    • Email alerting
    • Auditing configuration


    • Data backup
    • Upgrading servers
    • PurgeDB Database and
    • The diagnose tool

Modes of Training

Self-Paced Learning
Online Instructor LED
Corporate Solutions

Sophos Certification

This course aims at preparing you for clearing the  Sophos certified engineer exam. Clearing this certification demonstrates your skills and presents you with a good number of career opportunities.

Apart from gaining all industry demanded skills you will also receive a shareable electronic Sophos central training Course completion certificate. This certificate is well recognized across all companies and depicts you as a well-trained candidate.

Sophos Projects

To provide you with practical knowledge along with the theoretical concepts, we have included two live projects in this programme.  During this course, you will be executing all the concepts in real-time and gain hands-on experience.

FAQs On Sophos Training

With an aim to make the learning process simple and flexible, CourseDrill offers two different modes of training which are Instructor-led training and Self-paced training. Apart from this CourseDrill also offers corporate training to the organizations across the world for updating their workforce on the latest technologies. 

Yes, upon the successful completion of the course you will get all the assistance required to get into your dream job from our placement department. CourseDrill has partnered with 1000+ companies all around the globe and we share your resume with all these companies for exposing you to the right opportunities. Apart from this, you will also receive extra benefits from the expert team which includes interview preparation, resume building, etc.

At CourseDrill we follow a practical approach in designing all the online courses.  Each course consists of two latest and easy to understand projects. Working with projects during the training period will help you apply your theoretical knowledge into real-time applications. This process enhances your knowledge and skill-set to handle real-world projects.

Yes, absolutely. With an aim to provide the financial flexibility to the learners, CourseDrill offers two instalment options. When you sign up for the course you are requested to pay half of the course fee and remaining amount you can pay when half of the course finishes.

Yes! With an aim to eliminate the time barrier for learning we have created high-quality self-paced Sophos training videos. You can learn Sophos whenever you find free time and if you come across any doubts or questions our live support system will help you in resolving them.

Yes, CourseDrill offers you an option to attend the demo. If you are not satisfied with a trainer we will arrange a demo with another Sophos trainer.

No! Our job assistance program has been designed only to help you with the potential job opportunities that suit your profile. The hiring process completely depends on your performance during the interview and companies requirements.

Yes, each course offered by CourseDrill is associated with some specific discounts. When you make an enquiry for a course our coordinator will explain to you with a complete course fee structure along with discounts.


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