In this three-day course, you will learn how to use the most common FortiGate features, including security profiles. In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, the Fortinet Security Fabric, user authentication, 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.
* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
After completing this course, the successful student should be able to:
Deploy the appropriate operation mode for your network
Use the GUI and CLI for administration
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)
Collect and interpret log entries
Identify the characteristics of the Fortinet Security Fabric