• Online, Instructor-Led
  • Online, Self-Paced
  • Classroom
Course Description

This course will provide students with a foundation in network defense and countermeasures with a primary emphasis on intrusion detection and firewall defense mechanisms that a network administrator would put in place to protect their business from further attacks. Students will gain foundational knowledge in network defense and countermeasures. Students will also be implementing firewall defense configuration and intrusion detection and access control lists. Upon successful completion, students will be able to apply essential security practices and methods along with deploying security tools using a security policy as a guideline.

Learning Objectives

Understand modern network security principles, including identifying users and management hardening. Introduce and configure Next Generation Palo Alto firewall features. Implement Palo Alto firewall's data-plane features. Implement Palo Alto firewalls VPN and Encryption technologies. Set up two firewalls in an HA Pair and Firewall Migration.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Cyber Defense Analysis