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CCSA PlusCCSE Check Point Certified Security Administrator and Expert Bundle

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5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

This course is recommended for technical professionals who support, install, deploy or administer Check Point products.
This course is recommended for technical professionals who perform advanced deployment configurations of Check Point products.


Know how to perform periodic administrator tasks.
Describe the basic functions of the Gaia operating system.
Recognize SmartConsole features, functions, and tools.
Understand how SmartConsole is used by administrators to give user access.
Learn how Check Point security solutions and products work and how they protect networks.
Understand licensing and contract requirements for Check Point security products.
Describe the essential elements of a Security Policy.
Understand the Check Point policy layer concept.
Understand how to enable the Application Control and URL Filtering software.
Blades to block access to various applications.
Describe how to configure manual and automatic NAT.
Identify tools designed to monitor data, determine threats and recognize opportunities for performance improvements.
Describe different Check Point Threat Prevention solutions for network attacks.
Articulate how the Intrusion Prevention System is configured, maintained and tuned.
Understand the Infinity Threat Prevention system.
Knowledge about Check Point’s IoT Protect.
Provide an overview of the upgrade service and options available.
Explain how to perform management upgrade and migration.
Articulate the process using CPUSE features.
Articulate the purpose and function of Management High Availability.
Explain Primary vs Secondary, Active vs Standby and Synchronization.
Explain disaster recovery steps in case the primary management server becomes unavailable.
Provide overview of Central Deployment in SmartConsole.
Articulate an understanding of Security Gateway cluster upgrade methods.
Explain about Multi Version Cluster (MVC) upgrades.
Discuss Gaia Commands and how they are used.
Explain the main processes on s and s.
Describe how to work with scripts and SmartTasks to configure automatic actions.
Explain the Management Data Plane Separation (MDPS)
Explain kernel operations and traffic flow
Articulate Dynamic and Updatable Objects in Security Gateways
Explain the policy installation flow and files used.
Describe the use of policy installation history.
Explain concurrent and accelerated install policy.
Describe an overview of APIs and ways to use and authenticate.
Explain how to make changes in GAIA and management configuration.
Explain how to install policy using API.
Explain how the SecureXL acceleration technology enhances and optimizes Security Gateway performance.


Learn basic concepts and develop skills necessary to administer IT security fundamental tasks.

CCSA Outline
  • Configure the Security Management Server.
  • Use the WebUI to run the First Time Wizard.
  • Install the Smart Console.
  • Install the Alpha Gateway using the network detailed in the course topology.
  • Demonstrate how the Security Management Server and Gateway communicate.
  • Test SIC Status.
  • Create multiple administrators and apply different roles and permissions for simultaneous administration.
  • Validate existing licenses for products installed on the network.
  • Create and configure host, network and group objects.
  • Create a simplified Security Policy.
  • Demonstrate how to use Security Zones in policy.
  • Demonstrate how to share a layer between Security Polices.
  • Configure Network Address Translation for server and network objects.
  • Enable Identity Awareness.
  • Deploy user access roles for more granular control of the security Policy.
  • Generate network Traffic and use traffic visibility tools to monitor the data.
  • Use SmartConsole and SmartView Monitor to view status, alerts, and block suspicious traffic.
CCSE Outline
  • Prepare for a Security Management Server Upgrade
  • Upgrade the Security Management Server
  • Deploy a Secondary Security Management Server
  • Configure a Distributed Log Server
  • Upgrade a Security Gateway from SmartConsole
  • Work with the Command Line
  • Use Scripts and SmartTasks
  • Configure Dynamic Objects
  • Monitor Traffic
  • Verify Policy Installation and Status
  • Work with Gaia and Management APIs
  • Work with Acceleration Features
  • Configure a Locally Managed Site to Site VPN
  • Configure a Site to Site VPN with an Interoperable Device
  • Configure Remote Access VPN
  • Configure Mobile Access VPN
  • Configure a High Availability Cluster
  • Work with ClusterXL
  • Configure Policy Compliance
  • Deploy SmartEvent
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans CCSA PlusCCSE Check Point Certified Security Administrator and Expert Bundle training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the CCSA PlusCCSE Check Point Certified Security Administrator and Expert Bundle course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

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When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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