Course Details
$2,625 16 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Dec 19, 8:00am - Dec 21, 4:00pm Mountain Time (3 sessions)

Real-ILT (Live Virtual Classroom)
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8
System Requirements:

You will need an Internet connection and administrator access on your computer or laptop.

Class Delivery:

Additional information on how to log into the online environment will be provided after purchasing the class.

What you'll learn in this more network class:

Course Overview

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.

Target Audience

Networking and security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organizations' networks.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, the successful student should be able to:

  • Deploy the appropriate operation mode for your network.
  • Use the GUI and CLI for administration.
  • 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 encryption 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 from leaving your private network.
  • Offer an SSL VPN for secure access to your private network.
  • Implement a dial-up IPsec VPN tunnel between FortiGate and FortiClient.
  • Collect and interpret log entries.

Course Outline

  • Module 1. Introduction to FortiGate and the Security Fabric
  • Module 2. Firewall Policies
  • Module 3. Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Module 4. Firewall Authentication
  • Module 5. Logging and Monitoring
  • Module 6. Certificate Operations
  • Module 7. Web Filtering
  • Module 8. Application Control
  • Module 9. Antivirus
  • Module 10. Intrusion Prevention and Denial of Service
  • Module 11. SSL VPN
  • Module 12. Dial-Up IPsec VPN
  • Module 13. Data Leak Prevention (DLP)


    Before attending this course, the student should have:

    • Knowledge of network protocols
    • Basic understanding of firewall concepts

    Participants should have a thorough understanding of all the topics covered in the FortiGate Security course before attending the FortiGate Infrastructure course.

    Is a certificate of completion available to students after completing their class? 


    Remote Learning

    This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

    Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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    Refund Policy

    There is no charge for rescheduling or canceling your class 10 business days before the class start date. A charge of $75.00 or 10% of the retail class price (whichever is greater) will be assessed for rescheduling your class if done less than 10 days before the class start date.

    There is no charge for cancelling your class 10 business days before the class start date. If you cancel with less than 10 business days prior to your class, you are not entitled to a refund. A charge of $75.00 or 10% of the retail class price (whichever is greater) will also be assessed for rescheduling your class if done less than 10 business days before the class start date.

    If there is a possibility that you may miss your training class, please contact the school.

    Start Dates (1)
    Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
    8:00am - 4:00pm Mountain Time TBD 3 $2,625
    This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
    Tue, Dec 20 8:00am - 4:00pm Mountain Time TBD
    Wed, Dec 21 8:00am - 4:00pm Mountain Time TBD

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