FortiGate Security

Course Overview

In this three-day course, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features, including security profiles. In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, security fabric, user authentication, SSL VPN, and how to protect your network using security profiles such as IPS, antivirus, web filtering, application control, and more. These administration fundamentals will provide you with a solid understanding of how to implement basic network security

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to: 

• Deploy the appropriate operation mode for your network
• Use the GUI and CLI for administration
• Identify the characteristics of the Fortinet Security Fabric
• Control network access to configured networks using firewall policies 
• Apply port forwarding, source NAT, and destination NAT 
• Authenticate users using firewall policies
• Understand encryption functions and certificates 
• Inspect SSL/TLS-secured traffic to prevent encryption used to bypass security policies 
• Configure security profiles to neutralize threats and misuse, including viruses, torrents, and inappropriate websites 
• Apply application control techniques to monitor and control network applications that might use standard or non-standard protocols and ports 
• Fight hacking and denial of service (DoS) l Offer an SSL VPN for secure access to your private network
• Collect and interpret log entries


• Knowledge of network protocols
• Basic understanding of firewall concepts

Who Should Attend

Networking and security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organizations' networks should attend this course.

Participants should have a thorough understanding of all the topics covered in the FortiGate Security course before attending the FortiGate Infrastructure course. 

Related Certification Exam

This course and the FortiGate Infrastructure course are intended to help participants prepare for the NSE 4 certification exam

Course Modules

1. Introduction and Initial Configuration
2. Security Fabric
3. Firewall Policies
4. Network Address Translation (NAT)
5. Firewall Authentication
6. Logging and Monitoring
7. Certificate Operations
8. Web Filtering
9. Application Control
10. Antivirus
11. Intrusion Prevention and Denial of Service

Course Schedule

Start: 08/01/2022 | End: 08/03/2022

Start: 10/10/2022 | End: 10/12/2022


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