Three-day course covers everything you need to start-up, configure and manage daily operations of Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades systems on the GAiA operating system.
General knowledge of TCP/IPWorking knowledge of Windows and/or UNIX, network technology and the Internet6 months to 1 year of experience with Check Point products recommended
Technical professionals who support, install, deploy, or administer Check Point Software Blades.
Provide an understanding of basic concepts and skills necessary to configure Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades. Interpret the concept of a Firewall and understand the mechanisms used for controlling network traffic. Describe the key elements of Check Point's unified Security Management Architecture. Recognize SmartConsole features, functions, and tools. Understand Check Point deployment options. Describe the basic functions of Gaia. Describe the essential elements of a Security Policy. Understand how traffic inspection takes place in a unified Security Policy. Summarize how administration roles and permissions assist in managing policy. Recall how to implement backup techniques. Understand the Check Point policy layer concept. Recognize Check Point security solutions and products and how they work to protect your network. Understand licensing and contract requirements for Check Point security products. Identify tools designed to monitor data, determine threats and recognize performance improvements. Identify tools designed to respond quickly and efficiently to changes in gateways, tunnels, remote users, traffic flow patterns, and other activities. Understand Site-to-Site and Remote Access VPN deployments and communities. Understand how to analyze and interpret VPN traffic. Recognize how to define users and user groups. Understand how to manage user access for internal and external users. Understand the basic concepts of ClusterXL technology and its advantages. Understand how to perform periodic administrator tasks as specified in administrator job descriptions.