IBM Security Master Skills University

May 13-17, 2019

Orlando, FL

IBM BigFix

The BigFix track at Master Skills University offers experienced BigFix users a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn from the teams who build, deploy, and support BigFix every day. This week-long deep-dive education experience includes the latest product updates, hands-on labs, interactive discussions on best practices and advanced workflows, and more. Join us to advance your BigFix skills even further and gain the insights you need to achieve your 2019 security operations goals.

Who Should Attend

    Attendees should possess at least two years experience in BigFix administration, including a few core skills from the list below:
  • Platform configuration and maintenance
  • Tuning for agent performance
  • Content manipulation (Action Script, Relevance)
  • Creation of custom content
  • Integration of BigFix with other platforms (API use)
  • Previous BigFix MSU attendees
  • Attendees of previous BigFix POTs, trainings or those that attended POTs and trainings and wanted more in depth, hands-on instruction

System Requirements

  • Personal or business-owned laptop for use with hands-on labs


  • BigFix Escape Room elective session
  • Roadmap and direct feedback to product management
  • BigFix WebUI
  • Technician Dashboards (Client UI)
  • Relevance use cases from hell
  • Parsing XML with Relevance
  • Security settings 101/201
  • Ask Us Anything
  • 9.5.x Deep Dive
  • Linux and RHEL Patching best practices
  • Excel Connector to Custom Reports – Cheater’s Guide
  • More Dashboards!