Fortinet Trainings

FO-FortiGate Security

FortiGate Security

South Africa:
USD 2,700.00

Duration: 3 Days

Who Should Attend

Network and security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organizations' networks . 
Participants should have a thorough understanding of all the topics covered in FortiGate Security before attending the FortiGate Infrastructure course. 

International dates
Middle East


Network Security Expert 4 (NSE4)

  • Knowledge of network protocols 
  • Basic understanding of firewall concepts
Course Content

In this three day 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. 

Course Objectives

After completing these courses, you will be able to:

  • Deploy the appropriate operation mode for your network 
  • Use the GUI and CLI for adminitstration
  • Identify the characteristics of the Fortinet security fabric 
  • Control network access to configured networks using firewall policies 
  • Apply port forwarding, source NAT, and destination NAT 
  • Authenticate users using firewall policies
  • Understand excryption 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) 
  • Defend against data leaks by identifying files with sensitive data, and block them for leaving your private network
  • Offer an SSL VPN for secure access to your private network 
  • Implement a dialup IPsec VPN tunnel between FortiGate and FortiClient 
  • Collect and interpret log entries 
Course Outline
  • Introduction to FortiGate and the Security Fabric 
  • Firewall policies 
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Firewall Authentication 
  • Logging and Monitoring 
  • Certificate Operations  
  • Web Filtering
  • Application Control
  • Antivirus
  • Intrusion Prevention and Denial of Service 
  • Dialup IPsec VPN 
  • Data Leak Prevention (DLP) 
Further information

If you would like to know more about this course please contact us