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FortiGate Security

4.6 out of 5 rating

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3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

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


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.


In this three-day course, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features, including security profiles.

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)
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans FortiGate Security 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 FortiGate Security 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.

Training Insurance Included!

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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