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Check Point Security Admin NGX I

  • Price £1,695.00
  • Duration 3 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


Check Point Security Administration NGX I (R65) is a foundation course for Check Point's flagship product, VPN-1 NGX. This course covers configuring VPN-1 NGX, and provides hands-on training managing a VPN-1 NGX installation.

Target Group: Systems administrators, security managers, or network engineers who manage VPN-1/FireWall-1 gateway deployments and those who want to earn Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) NGX certification.

This course meets the requirements for the CCSA NGX certification. A separate examination (not part of the course) is available for delegates who wish to have formal certification.

Please note: Prior to taking Check Point examinations, Check Point recommend delegates attend the authorised training course(s), study the official manual (provided only on authorised courses) and have 6 months experience using the technology.


Basic networking knowledge, knowledge of Windows Server and/or UNIX, and experience with TCP/IP and the Internet.


Show how VPN-1 NGX components and Check Point's Secure Virtual Network Architecture protect critical information assets
Create rules and modify the Security Policy's properties
Install, configure and maintain R65 SecurePlatform (SPLAT)
Back up critical files and directories, for availability and timely recovery of Security Gateways and SmartCenter Servers
Use advanced NGX features to minimize the information-security management burden, when working with objects and rules
Use NAT private IP-address allocation and unregistered internal addressing schemes, to overcome IP addressing limitations
Understand how to configure NGX R65 to allow VoIP traffic
Use monitoring tools to track, monitor and account for all connections logged
Protect organizations from known network attacks and entire categories of emerging or unknown attacks, using SmartDefense
Given a variety of Check Point QoS configurations, determine how to allocate bandwidth
Identify situations where Low Latency Queuing and Differentiated Services are an appropriate part of a QoS solution
Verify the identity of users logging in using NGX authentication schemes
Implement LDAP, and integrate it with NGX SmartCenter Server
Distribute content security to Security Gateways, screen URLs, block suspicious Web data, and enable Antivirus checks

Course Content

VPN-1/FireWall-1 architecture
VPN-1/FireWall-1 component deployment
Introduction to the NGX R65 SecurePlatform (SPLAT)
How to protect your network with backups
How to define a Security Policy using SmartDashboard
How to administer and troubleshoot VPN-1/FireWall-1 Security Policies
How to configure NGX R65 for VoIP traffic
How to implement Network Address Translation
How to monitor traffic and block intruder connections
How to set up User Authentication in a VPN-1/FireWall-1 environment
Using LDAP authentication with NGX R65
How to configure QOS
How to enable SmartDefense and Content Inspection mechanisms
Using NGX R65 Antivirus

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