Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle Training (R80.20 GAiA)

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Introduction

Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle Training (R80.20 GAiA) Course with Hands-on Labs (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

Learn how to configure Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades, as well as how to build, modify, deploy, and troubleshoot Check Point Security systems on the GAiA OS.

In this five-day Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle Training (R80.20 GAiA) course, you will learn the basic concepts and skills necessary to configure Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades, as well as how to effectively build, modify, deploy, and troubleshoot Check Point Security systems on the GAiA OS.

You will configure a Security Policy and learn about managing and monitoring a secure network. In addition, you will learn how to upgrade and configure a Security Gateway and implement a virtual private network (VPN). We will examine firewall processes and as well as user and kernel processing and stateful inspections. Labs include configuring security gateways, implementing VPNs, and performing advanced troubleshooting tasks on the firewall.

Duration: 5 days

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  • We can adapt this Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle Training (R80.20 GAiA) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle Training (R80.20 GAiA) around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle Training (R80.20 GAiA) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group

Technical persons who support, install, deploy, or administer Check Point Software Blades, which includes:

  • System administrators
  • Support analysts
  • Security managers
  • Network engineers
  • Anyone seeking CCSA certification and CCSE certification

Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Training Bundle course are:

  • General knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Working knowledge of Windows, UNIX, network technology, and the internet
  • Understanding Networking Fundamentals Training
  • TCP/IP Networking Training Overview
Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle - Objectives:

Upon completing this training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Introduction to Check Point Technology
  • Security Policy Management
  • Policy Layers
  • Check Point Security Solutions and Licensing
  • Traffic Visibility
  • Basic Concepts of VPN
  • Managing User Access
  • Working with ClusterXL
  • Administrator Task Implementation
  • System Management
  • Automation and Orchestration
  • Redundancy
  • Acceleration
  • SmartEvent
  • Mobile and Remote Access
  • Threat Prevention
Check Point Security Administration and Security Engineering Bundle - Course Content:

CCSA Course Outline

  • Interpret the concept of a Firewall and understand the mechanisms used for controlling network traffic.
  • Describe the key elements of Check Point?s unified Security Management Architecture.
  • Recognize SmartConsole features, functions and tools.
  • Understand Check Point deployment options.
  • Describe the basic functions of Gaia.
  • Describe the essential elements of a Security Policy.
  • Understand how traffic inspection takes place in a unified Security Policy.
  • Summarize how administration roles and permissions assist in managing policy.
  • Recall how to implement backup techniques.
  • Understand the Check Point policy layer concept.
  • Recognize Check Point security solutions and products and how they work to protect your network.
  • Understand licensing and contract requirements for Check Point security products.
  • Identify tools designed to monitor data, determine threats and recognize performance improvements.
  • Identify tools designed to respond quickly and efficiently to changes in gateways, tunnels, remote users, traffic flow patterns, and other activities.
  • Understand Site-to-Site and Remote Access VPN deployments and communities.
  • Understand how to analyze and interpret VPN traffic.
  • Recognize how to define users and user groups.
  • Understand how to manage user access for internal and external users.
  • Understand the basic concepts of ClusterXL technology and its advantages.
  • Understand how to perform periodic administrator tasks as specified in administrator job descriptions.

CCSE Course Outline

  • Identify advanced CLI commands.
  • Understand system management procedures, including how to perform system upgrades and apply patches and hotfixes.
  • Describe the Check Point Firewall infrastructure.
  • Describe advanced methods of gathering important gateway data using CPView and CPInfo.
  • Recognize how Check Point?s flexible API architecture supports automation and orchestration.
  • Discuss advanced ClusterXL functions.
  • Describe VRRP network redundancy advantages.
  • Understand how SecureXL acceleration technology is used to enhance and improve performance.
  • Understand how CoreXL acceleration technology is used to enhance and improve performance.
  • Identify the SmartEvent components that store network activity logs and identify events.
  • Discuss the SmartEvent process that determines which network activities may lead to security issues.
  • Understand how SmartEvent can assist in detecting, remediating, and preventing security threats.
  • Discuss the Mobile Access Software Blace and how it secures communication and data.
  • Understand Mobile Access deployment options.
  • Recognize Check Point Remote Access solutions.
  • Discuss Check Point Capsule components and how they protect mobile devices and business documents.
  • Discuss different Check Point Solutions for attacks such as zero-day and Advanced Persistent Threats.
  • Understand how SandBlast, Threat Emulation, and Threat Extraction prevent security incidents.
  • Identify how Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention can help protect data accessed on company-issued smartphones and tablets.

Labs:

CCSA Lab Exercises Include:

Lab 1: Working with Gaia Portal
Lab 2: Modifying an Existing Security Policy
Lab 3: Configuring Hide and Static NAT
Lab 4: Managing Administrator Access
Lab 5: Installing and Managing a Remote Security Gateway
Lab 6: Managing Backups
Lab 7: Defining Access Control Policy Layers Defining and Sharing Security Policy Layers
Lab 8: Working with Licenses and Contracts
Lab 9: Working with Check Point Logs
Lab 10: Maintaining Check Point Logs
Lab 11: Configuring a Site-to-Site VPN
Lab 12: Providing User Access
Lab 13: Working with Cluster XL
Lab 14: Verifying Network Compliance
Lab 15: Working with CP View

CCSE Lab Exercises Include:

Lab 16: Upgrading a Security Management Server to R80.10
Lab 17: Applying Check Point Hotfixes
Lab 18: Configuring a New Security Gateway Cluster
Lab 19: Core CLI Elements of Firewall Administration
Lab 20: Configuring Manual Network Address Translation
Lab 21: Managing Objects Using the Check Point API
Lab 22: Enabling Check Point VRRP
Lab 23: Deploying a Secondary Security Management Server
Lab 24: Viewing the Chain Modules
Lab 25: Working with SecureXL
Lab 26: Working with CoreXL
Lab 27: Evaluating Threats with SmartEvent
Lab 28: Managing Mobile Access
Lab 29: Understanding IPS Protections
Lab 30: Deploying IPS Geo Protection
Lab 31: Reviewing Threat Prevention Settings and Protections
Lab 32: Deploying Threat Emulation and Threat Extraction

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