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Fortinet NSE 4: Fortigate Security and Infrastructure

Know how to use Fortigate features including security profiles, advanced networking and security

Course description

Fortinet NSE 4: Fortigate Security and Infrastructure

In first two-days, you will learn how to use advanced FortiGate networking and security.

Topics include features commonly applied in complex or larger enterprise or MSSP networks, such as advanced routing, transparent mode, redundant infrastructure, site-to-site IPsec VPN, SSO, web proxy, and diagnostics.

On last three-days course, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features, including security profiles. In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, user authentication, SSL VPN, dial-up IPsec 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.

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Key Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Implement a meshed or partially redundant VPN.

  • Diagnose failed IKE exchanges.

  • Offer Fortinet Single Sign On (FSSO) access to network services, integrated with Microsoft Active Directory.

  • Deploy FortiGate devices as an HA cluster for fault tolerance and high performance.

  • Deploy implicit and explicit proxy with firewall policies, authentication, and caching.

  • 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).

  • Defend against data leaks by identifying files with sensitive data, and block them from leaving your private network.

  • Offer an SSL VPN for secure access to your private network.

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Who is this for?

Networking and security professionals involved in the design, implementation, and administration of a network infrastructure using FortiGate appliances. Also involved in management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organizations' networks.

Fortinet Eligibility criteria

Eligibility Criteria

  • Knowledge of OSI layers

  • Knowledge of firewalling concepts in an IPv4 network

  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of FortiGate

  • Knowledge of network protocols

  • Basic understanding of firewall concepts

Become Certified

Become a certified professional with Fortinet your exam is NSE4_FGT-6.0 . Register your exam online via PearsonVue and  pass your exam at our testing center. 

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