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  • 3 Days Course
    Network Security

    Classroom + Online

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    Course Details

    This FortiGate Security course is a three-day instructor-led training, where you will learn how to use basic FortiGate Security features, including security profiles.

    In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, security fabric, user authentication, SSL VPN, dial-up IPsec VPN, and how to protect your network using security profiles such as IPS, antivirus, web filtering, application control, and more. These administration fundamentals will provide you with a solid understanding of how to implement basic network security.

     

    Product Versions

    • FortiOS 6.0
    • FortiOS 6.2 (Available soon)

     

    This course and the FortiGate Infrastructure course are intended to help participants prepare for the NSE 4 certification exam.

    Objectives

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Deploy the appropriate operation mode for your network
    • Use the GUI and CLI for administration
    • Identify the characteristics of the Fortinet Security Fabric
    • Control network access to configured networks using firewall policies
    • Apply port forwarding, source NAT, and destination NAT
    • Authenticate users using firewall policies
    • Understand encryption functions and certificates
    • Inspect SSL/TLS-secured traffic to prevent encryption used to bypass security policies
    • Configure security profiles to neutralize threats and misuse, including viruses, torrents, and inappropriate websites
    • Apply application control techniques to monitor and control network applications that might use standard or non-standard protocols and ports
    • Fight hacking and denial of service (DoS)
    • Offer an SSL VPN for secure access to your private network
    • Implement a dialup IPsec VPN tunnel between FortiGate and FortiClient
    • Collect and interpret log entries

    Outline

    1. Introduction and Initial Configuration
    2. Security Fabric
    3. Firewall Policies
    4. Network Address Translation (NAT)
    5. Firewall Authentication
    6. Logging and Monitoring
    7. Certificate Operations
    8. Web Filtering
    9. Application Control
    10. Antivirus
    11. Intrusion Prevention and Denial of Service
    12. SSL VPN
    13. Dialup IPsec VPN

    Target Audience

    Networking and security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organisations’ networks should attend this course.

     

    Participants should have a thorough understanding of all the topics covered in the FortiGate Security course before attending the FortiGate Infrastructure course.

    Prerequisites

    • Knowledge of network protocols
    • Basic understanding of firewall concepts