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Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) R81.20

This Advanced three-day course teaches how to build, modify, deploy and troubleshoot the R81.20 Check Point Security Systems on the GAiA operating system. Hands-on lab exercises teach how to debug firewall processes, optimize VPN performance and upgrade Management Servers.

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  • 12
    Jun
    3 days, Wed, Thu & Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
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    Session 1
    Wed 12 Jun 09:00 - Wed 12 Jun 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Thu 13 Jun 09:00 - Thu 13 Jun 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 3
    Fri 14 Jun 09:00 - Fri 14 Jun 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $3,500.00 excl. GST
    • GUARANTEED TO RUN
  • 08
    Jul
    3 days, Mon, Tue & Wed 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
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    Session 1
    Mon 08 Jul 09:00 - Mon 08 Jul 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Tue 09 Jul 09:00 - Tue 09 Jul 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 3
    Wed 10 Jul 09:00 - Wed 10 Jul 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $3,500.00 excl. GST
  • 12
    Aug
    3 days, Mon, Tue & Wed 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
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    Session 1
    Mon 12 Aug 09:00 - Mon 12 Aug 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Tue 13 Aug 09:00 - Tue 13 Aug 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 3
    Wed 14 Aug 09:00 - Wed 14 Aug 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $3,500.00 excl. GST
  • 16
    Sep
    3 days, Mon, Tue & Wed 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
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    Session 1
    Mon 16 Sep 09:00 - Mon 16 Sep 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Tue 17 Sep 09:00 - Tue 17 Sep 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 3
    Wed 18 Sep 09:00 - Wed 18 Sep 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $3,500.00 excl. GST
  • 09
    Oct
    3 days, Wed, Thu & Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
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    Session 1
    Wed 09 Oct 09:00 - Wed 09 Oct 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Thu 10 Oct 09:00 - Thu 10 Oct 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 3
    Fri 11 Oct 09:00 - Fri 11 Oct 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $3,500.00 excl. GST
  • 13
    Nov
    3 days, Wed, Thu & Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
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    Sessions
    Session 1
    Wed 13 Nov 09:00 - Wed 13 Nov 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Thu 14 Nov 09:00 - Thu 14 Nov 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 3
    Fri 15 Nov 09:00 - Fri 15 Nov 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $3,500.00 excl. GST
  • 09
    Dec
    3 days, Mon, Tue & Wed 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Virtual - AUS
    Session information
    Sessions
    Session 1
    Mon 09 Dec 09:00 - Mon 09 Dec 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 2
    Tue 10 Dec 09:00 - Tue 10 Dec 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    Session 3
    Wed 11 Dec 09:00 - Wed 11 Dec 17:00
    Virtual - AUS
    • $3,500.00 excl. GST

Description

 Course Overview

 New – Validate your understanding and skills necessary to configure and optimally manage Check Point Next Generation Firewalls.

In this course, you will learn how to effectively build, modify, deploy, and troubleshoot Check Point Security systems on the GAiA OS. We will study firewall processes and examine user and kernel processing and stateful inspection. Labs include configuring security gateways, implementing VPNs, and performing advanced troubleshooting tasks on the firewall.

 Note: Supported versions R81.20 and above

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Objectives

  • Provide an overview of the upgrade service and options available.
  • Explain how to perform management upgrade and migration.
  • Articulate the process using CPUSE features.
  • Articulate the purpose and function of Management High Availability.
  • Explain Primary vs Secondary, Active vs Standby and Synchronization.
  • Explain disaster recovery steps in case the primary management server becomes unavailable.
  • Provide overview of Central Deployment in Smart Console.
  • Articulate an understanding of Security Gateway cluster upgrade methods.
  • Explain about Multi Version Cluster (MVC) upgrades.
  • Discuss Gaia Commands and how they are used.
  • Explain the main processes on s and s.
  • Describe how to work with scripts and Smart Tasks to configure automatic actions.
  • Explain the Management Data Plane Separation (MDPS)
  • Explain kernel operations and traffic flow.
  • Articulate Dynamic and Updatable Objects in Security Gateways
  • Explain the policy installation flow and files used.
  • Describe the use of policy installation history.
  • Explain concurrent and accelerated install policy.
  • Describe an overview of APIs and ways to use and authenticate.
  • Explain how to make changes in GAIA and management configuration.
  • Explain how to install policy using API.
  • Explain how the Secure XL acceleration technology enhances and optimizes Security Gateway performance.
  • Describe how the Core XL acceleration technology enhances and improves Security Gateway performance.
  • Articulate how utilizing multiple traffic queues can make traffic handling more efficient.
  • Discuss Site-to-Site VPN basics, deployment and communities.
  • Describe how to analyse and interpret VPN tunnel traffic.
  • Explain Link Selection and ISP Redundancy options.
  • Explain tunnel management features.
  • Discuss Check Point Remote Access solutions and how they differ from each other.
  • Describe how client security can be provided by Remote Access.
  • Explain authentication methods including machine authentication.
  • Explain Multiple Entry Point (MEP).
  • Discuss the Mobile Access Software Blade and how it secures communication and data exchange during remote connections.
  • Describe Mobile Access deployment options.
  • Discuss various features in Mobile Access like Portals, Link Translation, running Native Applications, Reverse Proxy and more.
  • Explain basic concepts of Clustering and Cluster XL.
  • Explain about Cluster Control Protocol (CCP) and synchronization.
  • Describe advanced Cluster XL functions and modes like Load Sharing, Active-Active, VMAC mode etc.
  • Discuss Cluster Correction Layer (CCL) to provide connection stickyness.
  • Advanced Logs and Monitoring
  • Explain how to determine if the configuration is compliant with the best practices.
  • Explain how to set action items to meet the compliance.
  • Discuss how Smart Event functions to identify critical security issues
  • Describe the components of Smart Event and their deployment options.
  • Discuss how Smart Event can assist in reporting security threats.
  • Explain how to customize event definitions and set an Event Policy.

Who Should Attend?

Expert users and resellers who need to perform advanced deployment configurations of a security gateway, which includes:

  • System administrators
  • Support analysts
  • Network engineers
  • Anyone seeking CCSE certification.

What You'll Learn

Upon completion of this course, students are able to:

  • System Management
  • Automation and Orchestration
  • Redundancy
  • Acceleration
  • SmartEvent
  • Mobile and Remote Access
  • Threat Prevention

Prerequisites

  • Security Administration Course or CCSA certification (R80 Not R77)
  • Windows Server, UNIX and networking skills and TCP/IP experience
  • Certificate management and system administration

 Related Certifications

This course helps prepare for CCSE exam, which is available at VUE test centres www.vue.com/checkpoint. It contains 90 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions. A passing score is 70% or higher in 120 minutes. The exam is based on 80% course materials and 20% hands-on experience with Check Point products. Students must have a valid CCSA certification before taking the CCSE exam.

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