Check Point Hands-On IPS Configuration and Testing

Objective

This course is designed to provide the best possible five-day intensive hands-on training in the installation, configuration, upgrading and debugging of Check Point Firewall-1/VPN and associated products.

Students completing this course will be able to:

  • Understand the underlying technology in the Check Point IPS Software Blade.
  • Understand all four types of protections, in detail.
  • Intelligently balance security and performance goals while configuring protections.
  • Configure IPS profiles and apply them to Security Gateways.
  • Validate IPS configurations using Nmap and Nessus.
  • Configure network exceptions.
  • Update IPS protections on an ongoing basis.

This course is designed to provide the best possible two-day intensive hands-on training in the configuration, upgrading and debugging of the Check Point Firewall-1 IPS software blade.

Content:

  • IPS Technology Overview
  • Four Types of Protection
  • Balancing Security and Performance While Configuring Protections
  • IPS Profiles and Gateways
  • IPS Validation Through Nmap and Nessus
  • Network Exceptions
  • Software Blade Licensing
  • Updating IPS Protections
  • Advanced Configuration and Validation Lab/Workshop

We use a custom-built lab configuration. Each student gets two computers:

  • Security Management Workstation (a physical machine, Windows 7 32-bit Ultimate)
  • Network DMZ/Network Monitoring Workstation with web server, ftp server, mail server, telnet server, ping server and sophisticated network monitoring software (a physical machine, Windows 7 32-bit Ultimate)
  • Primary Check Point Security Management Server with full Enterprise license enabling all features (on SecurePlatform in a VM)
  • Check Point Security Gateway (on SecurePlatform in a VM)
  • Second Check Point Security Gateway for clustering (on SecurePlatform in a VM)

The student should be comfortable with configuring a Check Point Firewall-1 firewall.

While this course is not specifically designed to prepare you to pass the Check Point CCSA and CCSE certification exams, it provides a solid foundation for further study leading to these industry-recognized certifications.

Duration: 2 Days
Cost: 1 800,00 € (Including course, hand-outs & lunch, excl. VAT)

   
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