Fortinet: Next-Generation Firewall

FortiGate is a next-generation firewall solution that provides automated threat protection. It is designed to protect organizations from both internal and external threats such as attacks, malware, and other vulnerabilities. FortiGate NGFWs are network firewalls powered by purpose-built security processing units (SPUs) including the latest NP (Network Processor). They enable security-driven networking and are ideal network firewalls for hybrid and hyper scale data centers


  • Knowledge of network protocols
  • Basic understanding of firewall concepts
  1. Introduction and Initial Configuration
  2. Firewall Policies
  3. Network Address Translation
  4. Firewall Authentication
  5. Logging and Monitoring
  6. Certificate Operations
  7. Web Filtering
  8. Application Control
  9. Antivirus
  10. Intrusion Prevention and Denial of Service
  11. Security Fabric

Course Outline:-

  • Introduction and Initial Configuration
  • Administration and Management
  • Device Registration and Communication
  • Deploy the appropriate operation mode for your networks
  • Use the GUI and CLI for administration
  • Device Level Configuration and Installations
  • Policy and Objects
  • Manager Panes
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Introduction to Fortinet Unified Threat Management
  • The Fortinet Solution
  • FortiGate Appliance Capabilities and Components
  • Control network access to configured networks using firewall policies
  • Apply port forwarding, source NAT, and destination NAT
  • Authenticate users using firewall policies
  • Device Administration (Firmware Upgrade, Downgrade)
  • Administrator Users
  • Initial Device Configuration (IPs, Gateway, DHCP, DNS)
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Firewall Policies
  • Local User Authentication
  • Inspect SSL/TLS-secured traffic to prevent encryption used to bypass security policies
  • IPSec VPN
  • Antivirus
  • Email Filtering
  • Web/URL Filtering
  • NAT
  • Firewall Authentication
  • Routing
  • VDOM
  • Transparent Mode and Layer 2 Switching
  • High Availability
  • Advanced IPSec
  • IPS and DOS
  • Web Filtering
  • Application Control
  • Data Leak Prevention
  • Diagnostics
  • Hardware Accelerations
  • IPv6