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In this intermediate Check Point CCSA R80 training, Keith Barker prepares learners to configure and manage Check Point Security Gateway operations on the GAiA operating system.
An eye toward the future has benefited Check Point in the market. They currently control about 10 percent of the security appliance market, so you’ll likely run into one of their firewalls in your career. Check Point firewalls have a long list of integrated features, which you’ll need to know how to use. Follow along with Keith in dedicated virtual labs and learn how to install R80 management, configure security policies, and deploy VPNs.
For anyone who manages infrastructure training, this CCSA R80 training can be used to on-board new network administrators, or as part of a team training plan.
CCSA R80: What You Need to Know
This Check Point CCSA R80 training covers these topics:
- Defining and configuring users and roles
- Setting up secure internal communication
- Understanding policy types and working with policy packages
- Configuring management and stealth rules
- Defining general traffic rules - DNS, HTTP, and DMZ
- Configuring access control policies
- Implementing threat prevention policies
- Configuring backup for management and security gateways
Who Should Take CCSA R80 Training?
This CCSA R80 training is considered associate-level Check Point training, which means it was designed for network administrators. This 156-215.76 course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with infrastructure and experienced network administrators looking to validate their Check Point skills.
New or aspiring network administrators. For network administrators just starting out, this CCSA R80.x training can help prepare you in the event of encountering a Check Point security device in one of your future networks. With this training, you’ll develop the practical knowledge and expertise needed in a security administrator role to defend against network threats, assess current security policies, and monitor network activities.
Experienced network administrators. Although this CCSA R80.x training is designed for early-career IT professionals, it easily applies to more experienced network administrators who want to work with Check Point security solutions. Whether by accident or design, if you haven’t learned the fundamentals of Check Point devices in your career up to now, don’t sweat it — you can take this training to develop practical security expertise and position yourself for more senior infrastructure and network engineer positions.