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Check Point (CCSA) Course Curriculum

Check Point Firewall Installation
  • Standalone installation
  • Distributed installation
  • Primary and Secondary installation
  • Rule base, Objects and Smart view tracker
Network Address Translation
  • Configuring Hide mode or Dynamic NAT
  • Configuring Static NAT
  • Configuring Manual NAT
Cryptography
  • Symmetric Key Cryptography
  • Asymmetric Key Cryptography
  • Public Key Infrastructure, Public and Private Keys
  • Encryption and Decryption Message Digest, Hashing Algorithm
  • Digital Signature
  • Authentication, Integrity and Non-repudiation
  • Diffie Helman Key exchange
Authentication
  • Kerberos
  • User Authentication
  • Client Authentication
  • Session Authentication
  • Partially automatic/ Fully automatic authentication
Check Point Smart Defense
  • Tracking and alerting
  • TCP/IP 3 way handshake
  • SYN Defender
  • SYN Relay
  • Passive SYN Defender
VPN
  • VPN Fundamentals
  • Creating VPN tunnels
  • Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
  • ISAKMP Phase 1 (SA Negotiation)
  • IPSec Phase 2 (SA Negotiation)
  • AH and ESP headers
  • Site to Site VPN using Pre-shared secret
  • Site to Site VPN using Certificate Authority
  • Site to Site VPN (Secure Remote)
Content Security
  • Security Servers on the Firewall
  • SMTP, HTTP and FTP traffic security
  • The Content Vectoring Protocol (CVP Server)
  • The URL Filtering Protocol (UFP Server)
  • Filtering with UFP Server
  • Filtering with CVP server

Check Point (CCSE) Course Curriculum

Upgrading, Backup and Restore Security Gateways and Management Servers
  • Snapshot management
  • Upgrade Tools
  • Backup Schedule Recommendations
  • Upgrade Tools
  • Performing Upgrades
  • Performing Upgrades
  • Support Contract
Upgrading Standalone Full High Availability

Lab 1: Upgrading to Check Point R77

  • Install Security Management Server
  • Migrating Management server Data
  • Importing the Check Point Database
  • Launch SmartDashboard
  • Upgrading the Security Gateway
Advanced Firewall - Check Point Firewall Infrastructure
  • Advanced Firewall - Check Point Firewall Infrastructure
  • Management
Advanced Firewall - Security Gateway
  • User and Kernel Mode Processes
  • CPC Core Process
  • FWM
  • FWD
  • CPWD
  • Inbound and Outbound Packet Flow
  • Inbound FW CTL Chain Modules
  • Outbound Chain Modules
  • Columns in a Chain
  • Stateful Inspection
Kernel Tables
  • Connections Table
  • Connections Table Format
Check Point Firewall Key Features
  • Packet Inspection Flow
  • Policy Installation Flow
  • Policy Installation Process
  • Policy Installation Process Flow
Network Address Translation
  • How NAT Works
  • How NAT Works
  • Security Servers
  • How a Security Server Works
  • Basic Firewall Administration
  • Common Commands
FW Monitor
  • What is FW Monitor
  • C2S Connections and S2C Packets
  • FW monitor
Lab 2: Core CLI Elements of Firewall Administration
  • Policy Management and Status
  • Verification from the CLI
  • Using cpinfo
  • Run cpinfo on the Security Management Server
  • Analyzing cpinfo in InfoView
  • Using FW ctl pstat
  • Using tcpdump
Clustering and Acceleration

VRRP

  • VRRP vs ClusterXL
  • Monitored Circuit VRRP
  • Troubleshooting VRRP

Clustering and Acceleration

  • Clustering Terms
  • ClusterXL
  • Cluster Synchronization
  • Synchronized-Cluster Restrictions
  • Securing the Sync Interface
  • To Synchronize or Not to Synchronize
ClusterXL: Load Sharing

VRRP

  • VRRP vs ClusterXL
  • Monitored Circuit VRRP
  • Troubleshooting VRRP

Clustering and Acceleration

  • Clustering Terms
  • ClusterXL
  • Cluster Synchronization
  • Synchronized-Cluster Restrictions
  • Securing the Sync Interface
  • To Synchronize or Not to Synchronize

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