Exam ID HP0-A100
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Exam length 60 questions
Passing score 65%
Delivery languages English
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Exam description

This exam tests your skills on the ArcSight security solution, including addressing major security risks associated with a digital environment and designing a security solution, using ArcSight products, to combat those risks. Additionally, exam will test your ability to gather business requirements for the ArcSight solution.

Who should take this exam?

New candidates who want to acquire the HP ATP - ArcSight Security V1 certification.

Exam contents

This exam has 60 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)

Tips for taking this exam

This exam assesses whether you have the knowledge and skills to navigate and utilize ArcSight Security products as a security solution in a business development and production environment.

Take the time to read the entire question and consider all of the options carefully before you answer. If the question indicates that it features an exhibit, study the exhibit and reread the question. Make sure to select the answer that correctly responds to the question that is asked — not simply an answer that includes some correct information. If the question asks for more than one answer, remember to select each correct answer. You will not receive partial credit for a partially correct answer.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

ArcSight Technology Overview

  • List common Business risks faced by organizations
  • Describe How ArcSight Technologies address these risks
  • List ESM Resources


ArcSight Event Schema

  • List ArcSight Event Schema Group
  • Describe ArcSight Event Schema Definitions


ArcSight Event Lifecycle

  • Lifecycle Overview
  • Describe Data Collection and Event Processing
  • Describe Priority Evaluation and Network Model Lookup
  • Describe Correlation of the Event Stream
  • Describe Monitoring and Investigation process
  • Describe Workflow
  • Describe Reporting and Incident Analysis


What is Enterprise Security Manager (ESM)?

  • List problems solved by ESM
  • List the benefits of using ESM


What is ArcSight Express?

  • List problems solved by ArcSight Express
  • List The benefits of using ArcSight Express


What are SmartConnectors and the Connector Appliance?

  • List problems solved by SmartConnectors
  • List the benefits of using SmartConnectors
  • List the benefits of using a Connector Appliance


What is Logger?

  • List problems solved by Logger
  • List the benefits of using Logger


What are Compliance Insight Packages (CIPs)?

  • Describe CIPs
  • List the benefits of using CIPs


What is IdentityView?

  • Describe IdentityView
  • Describe the benefits of using IdentityView

Sample questions

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