Overview

Learn the best of Check Point Technology and validate your ability to install, configure, and manage Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blade systems on the GAiA operating system

  • 75+ Lessons aligned to latest Check Point CCSA Curriculum.

  • Get familiar with deployment, configuration and basic troubleshooting.

  • Work with multiple concurrent administrators and define permission profiles

  • Configure a Virtual Private Network and work with Check Point clustering

  • Perform periodic administrator tasks as specified in administrator job descriptions

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Introduction to CheckPoint Technology

    • Firewall Concept

    • CheckPoint Three-Tier Architecture

    • Introduction to Gaia OS

    • Installation of Gaia OS

    • First Time Configuration Wizard - Lab

    • Working with Gaia Portal - Lab

    • CheckPoint Certifications

    • Introduction to Check Point SmartConsole

    • Installation of Smart Console - Lab

    • Touring Smart Console - Lab

    • Deployment Platform

    • CheckPoint Software Blades

    • Assessment for Introduction to CheckPoint Technology

  • 3

    Security Policy Management

    • Introduction to Objects

    • Creating and modifying Objects - Lab

    • Creation and Integration of Gateway Objects - Lab

    • Security Zones

    • Anti-Spoofing

    • Anti-Spoofing Configuration - Lab

    • Firewall Rules Part 1

    • Firewall Rules Part 2

    • Creation and Modification of Rule Base - Lab

    • Global Properties

    • Policy Package

    • Creation and Reviewing of Security Policy Package Settings

    • Network Address Translation (NAT)

    • Configuring Hide NAT - Lab

    • Configuring Static NAT - Lab

    • Assessment for Security Policy Management

  • 4

    Policy Layers

    • Policy Layer Concept - Part 1

    • Policy Layer Concept - Part 2

    • Assigning layers to existing Security Policy - Lab

    • Specifying the installation targets - Lab

    • Sharing a Policy Layer - Lab

    • Managing Application Control Layer

    • Creating an Application & URL rule and reviewing the traffic - Lab

    • Assessment for Policy Layers

  • 5

    CheckPoint Security Solution and Licensing

    • Check Point Software Blade Architecture

    • Licensing Overview

    • SmartUpdate

    • Working with licenses & contracts - Lab

    • Assessment for CheckPoint Security Solution and Licensing

  • 6

    Traffic Visibility

    • Log Analysis

    • Viewing logs and search results - Lab

    • Monitoring traffic and connections

    • Assessment for Traffic Visibility

  • 7

    Basic Concepts of VPN

    • Introduction to VPN

    • VPN Deployment

    • VPN Communities

    • Access Control for VPN connections

    • Tunnel Management and Monitoring

    • Configuring a Site-to-Site VPN - Lab (Part 2)

    • Configuring a Site-to-Site VPN - Lab (Part 1)

    • Assessment for Basic Concepts of VPN

  • 8

    Managing User Access

    • Overview of User Management Components

    • Managing Users

    • Authenticating Users

    • Managing user access

    • Active Directory integration - Lab

    • Defining the User Access Role and Security Policy for Identity Awareness - Lab

    • Configuring Browser-based Authentication - Lab

    • Assessment for Managing User Access

  • 9

    Working with ClusterXL

    • Overview of Cluster XL

    • Cluster XL deployment

    • Fail overs and synchronizing cluster connections

    • Monitoring a cluster

    • Configuring Cluster High-Availability (HA) and Testing - Lab

    • Assessment for Working with ClusterXL

  • 10

    Administrative Task Implementation

    • Compliance Software Blade

    • Identifying an inactive object and reviewing a Compliance Scan Report - Lab

    • CPView Utility

    • Reviewing CPView statistics and changing the Refresh Rate - Lab

    • Viewing historical data in CPView and saving statistics to a file - Lab

    • Assessment for Administrative Task Implementation

Student Ratings

5 star rating

Excellent course.

Huda Makthar

Very nice presentation.

Very nice presentation.

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Meet Your Instructor

Checkpoint SME at QOS Technology

Kiran Naidu J

Kiran's passion for cybersecurity can easily be reflected in his significant rundown of certifications that he has earned while working as security consultant at QOS Technology. He has 5+ years of experience teaching multiple security subjects around Check Point Technologies.
He is a CCSA, CCSE, CCSBA, CCSVA, TCSE, CloudGuard, and CCSM certified engineer.

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