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Fortinet NSE 1: Network Security Associate

Information Security Awareness is the entry level course in the Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) program. This course outlines today’s cyberthreats and advises how you can secure your information.

This course also provides the foundation for the NSE 2 level, where you learn about Fortinet solutions.

Fortinet Sales and Pre-Sales associates, and Fortinet Partner Sales and Pre-Sales associates are required to complete this course before progressing to the next level of the program.

Who Should Attend?

This course is open to anyone who wants to learn about the threat landscape and information security.

All Fortinet employees and partners are encouraged to obtain NSE 1, NSE 2, and NSE 3 certifications.

Program Requirements

You must successfully complete all five mandatory lessons and pass all quizzes within the Information Security Awareness course.


NSE 1 is part of the Fortinet NSE Associate designation. Candidates must pass NSE 1, NSE 2, and NSE 3 to be a Fortinet NSE Associate. The NSE 1 certification is valid for two years from the date of completion.


You can renew your certification by taking the current NSE 1 course in the NSE Training Institute.

How to Enroll in Fortinet NSE 1 Training?

The NSE 1 course is available on the NSE Training Institute at

  • If you are a customer or a public user, you must first create an account on the NSE Training Institute. You must use your company email address to register.
  • If you are a partner, you must first create an account on the Partner Portal. You must use your company email address to register.
After creating an account, log in to the NSE Training Institute and enroll in the NSE 1 Information Security Awareness course.

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