FortiGate Security

Start Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

End Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

Student financing options are available.

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Course Description:

This online instructor led training course provides the foundational knowledge and skills to use basic FortiGate features, including security profiles.

In this course students will learn how to use the GUI and CLI for administration, apply port forwarding, source NAT, inspect SSL/TLS, configure security profiles, fight hacking and denial of service (DoS), and more! This course provides the underlying material required to prepare candidates for the NSE 4 – Network Security Professional certification exam.

Exam: Fortinet NSE 4 – FortiOS

Course Outline

Introduction to FortiGate
Security Fabric
Firewall Policies
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Firewall Authentication
Logging and Monitoring
Certificate Operations
Web Filtering
Application Control
Intrusion Prevention and Denial of Service
Dial-Up IPsec VPN
Data Leak Prevention (DLP)
Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN)
Virtual Domains
Layer 2 Switching
Site-to-Site IPsec VPN
Fortinet Single Sign-On (FSSO)
High Availability (HA)
Web Proxy

Skills Learned

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 dialup IPsec VPN tunnel between FortiGate and FortiClient
Collect and interpret log entries

Who Should Attend This Course

Individuals seeking the NSE 4 – Network Security Professional certification.
Networking and security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiGate devices used to secure their organizations’ networks.


None, but we recommend that students have a basic understanding of network fundamentals, protocols, and common firewall concepts.


  • Accessible 24x7x365 both from your PC and Mobile Device
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

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NOTE: These are our Partner Delivered eLearning.