instructor-led training

(EDU-262) Cortex XDR: Investigation and Response

2 Days
Instructor-Led Training
Supported Platforms
Cortex XDR

(EDU-262) Cortex XDR - Investigation and Response helps you to:

  • Learn how to activate a Cortex XDR instance
  • Create agent-installation packages and Security policies and profiles to protect endpoints against multistage, fileless attacks built using malware and exploits.


Successful completion enables participants to:

  • Investigate attacks on the incidents page and score, assign, and close them
  • Investigate artifacts using the specialized views such as IP View and Hash View
  • Work with Cortex XDR Pro actions: the remote script execution and EDL service
  • Describe the Cortex XDR causality and analytics concepts
  • Analyze alerts using the Causality and Timeline Views
  • Create and manage on-demand and scheduled search queries in the Query Center
  • Create and manage the Cortex XDR rules BIOC and IOC
  • Work with the Cortex XDR’s external data ingestion support
  • Write XQL queries to search datasets and visualize the result sets
  • Create simple Correlation Rules and Parsing Rules using XQL

Target Audience

Cybersecurity analysts and engineers, and security operations specialists


Participants must have taken the course EDU-260 (Cortex XDR: Prevention and Deployment).

Training credit information

Palo Alto Networks Training Credits allow you a single point of purchase for training for use throughout the year. Training credits are redeemable by all employees within an organization for any Palo Alto Networks open enrollment, private on-site, or online course offered by our Authorized Training Partners (ATPs).

Course Modules

  1. Cortex XDR Incidents
  2. Causality and Analytics Concepts
  3. Causality Analysis of Alerts
  4. Advanced Response Actions
  5. Building Search Queries
  6. Building XDR Rules
  7. Investigation Views
  8. Introduction to XQL
  9. External Data Collection

Authorized Training Partners




Europe, Middle East, Africa

Secure Shield

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