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The goal of this course is to provide an understanding of basic concepts and skills necessary to configure Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades.

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Overview:

The goal of this course is to learn basic concepts and develop skills necessary to administer IT security fundamental tasks.

Prerequisite(s):

Prior to taking this course, it is recommended that learners possess the following:

  • General knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or UNIX
  • Working knowledge of network technology
  • Working knowledge of the Internet

Audience:

This course is recommended for technical professionals who support, install deploy or administer Check Point products.

Outline:

Course Outline

  • Know how to perform periodic administrator tasks.
  • Describe the basic functions of the Gaia operating system.
  • Recognize SmartConsole features, functions, and tools.
  • Understand how SmartConsole is used by administrators to give user access.
  • Learn how Check Point security solutions and products work and how they protect networks.
  • Understand licensing and contract requirements for Check Point security products.
  • Describe the essential elements of a Security Policy.
  • Understand the Check Point policy layer concept.
  • Understand how to enable the Application Control and URL Filtering software.
  • Blades to block access to various applications.
  • Describe how to configure manual and automatic NAT.
  • Identify tools designed to monitor data, determine threats and recognize opportunities for performance improvements.
  • Describe different Check Point Threat Prevention solutions for network attacks.
  • Articulate how the Intrusion Prevention System is configured, maintained and tuned.
  • Understand the Infinity Threat Prevention system.
  • Knowledge about Check Point’s IoT Protect.

Lab Exercises Include:

  • Configure the Security Management Server.
  • Use the WebUI to run the First Time Wizard.
  • Install the Smart Console.
  • Install the Alpha Gateway using the network detailed in the course topology.
  • Demonstrate how the Security Management Server and Gateway communicate.
  • Test SIC Status.
  • Create multiple administrators and apply different roles and permissions for simultaneous administration.
  • Validate existing licenses for products installed on the network.
  • Create and configure host, network and group objects.
  • Create a simplified Security Policy.
  • Demonstrate how to use Security Zones in policy.
  • Demonstrate how to share a layer between Security Polices.
  • Configure Network Address Translation for server and network objects.
  • Enable Identity Awareness.
  • Deploy user access roles for more granular control of the security Policy.
  • Generate network Traffic and use traffic visibility tools to monitor the data.
  • Use SmartConsole and SmartView Monitor to view status, alerts, and block suspicious traffic.

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Length

3 days

Guaranteed to run

No

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