Kaspersky Security Center. Vulnerability and Patch Management (009.12)


Who should attend

The course is aimed at Microsoft Windows system administrators, security experts and administrators, technical support, and presale engineers.


  • Basic understanding of networking technologies: TCP/IP, DNS, email, web.
  • Basic Windows administrator skills.
  • Basic knowledge of information security principles

Course Objectives

Kaspersky Vulnerability and Patch Management (previously known as Kaspersky Systems Management) covers a large number of varied tools necessary for monitoring, management and troubleshooting. The theoretical part of the course and hands-on labs provide students with knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Manage vulnerabilities and software updates on the network computers
  • Capture, reconfigure and install operating system images
  • Work with the hardware and software registries, manage the licenses of third-party applications, and configure integration with SIEM systems

Course Content

1. Introduction
  • 1.1. Vulnerability and Patch Management in Kaspersky Security Center
  • 1.2. Licensing
  • 1.3. Access to the Vulnerability and Patch Management functionality in the Kaspersky Security Center interface
2. Vulnerability and patch management
  • 2.1. Problem statement
  • 2.2. Search for vulnerabilities and required updates
  • 2.3. Windows Update synchronization
    • Lab 1. How to prepare Kaspersky Security Center for the WSUS server role
  • 2.4. Installing required updates and fixing vulnerabilities
    • Lab 2. How to scan for vulnerabilities and required updates
    • Lab 3. How to install critical Windows updates on workstations
    • Lab 4. How to fix the vulnerability exploited by the WannaCry malware
  • 2.5. Installing software using the Kaspersky database of third-party applications
    • Lab 5. How to install only approved updates for third-party software in a group of computers
    • Lab 6. How to automatically update all browsers on the client computers
    • Lab 7. How to fix vulnerabilities in all programs, except, for example, Java
    • Lab 8. how to install all available third-party updates in a group of computers
    • Lab 9. How to install a third-party application using the Kaspersky database
  • 2.6. Monitoring
3. Capturing and deploying computer images
  • 3.1. Problem statement
  • 3.2. Preparation
  • 3.3. How to create an operating system image
  • 3.4. How to customize an operating system image
  • 3.5. How to deploy an operating system image
  • 3.6. Image deployment using a PXE server
    • Lab 10. How to capture an operating system image
    • Lab 11. How to deploy an operating system image on a managed computer
    • Lab 12. How to deploy an operating system image on a bare metal computer

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

1 day

  • on request
Classroom Training

1 day

  • on request

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St. Petersburg
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.