Learn the best of CheckPoint technology and validate your ability to install, configure and manage CheckPoint Security Gateway and Management Software Blade systems on the Gaia operating system.

This program covers some of the basic technologies / concepts relevant to CheckPoint. After completing this level, you will be familiar with installation of R80 Management and Security Gateway in a distributed environment. You will be able to configure objects, rules and settings to define a security policy and work with multiple concurrent administrators and define permission profiles. Moreover, you will also learn how to configure a Virtual Private Network and work with CheckPoint clustering and conduct periodic administrative tasks as specified in administrator job descriptions.

Trainer name: Kiran Naidu
Designation: Checkpoint SME at QOS Technology
Certifications: CCSA, CCSE, TCSE, CCSM, CCSBA, CloudGuard and CCMSE-VSX Certified Engineer

Introduction to CheckPoint Technology
Firewall Concept
Check Point Three-Tier Architecture
Introduction to Gaia OS
Installation of Gaia OS - Lab
First Time Configuration Wizard - Lab
Working with Gaia Portal - Lab
Certification in Check Point
Introduction to Check Point SmartConsole
Installation of SmartConsole - Lab
Touring SmartConsole - Lab
Deployment platform
Check Point software blades
Security Policy Management
Introduction to Objects
Creating & Modifying Objects - Lab
Creation and Integration of Gateway Objects - Lab
Security Zones
Anti-Spoofing
Anti-Spoofing Configuration - Lab
Firewall Rules
Creation and Modification of Rule Base - Lab
Global Properties
Policy Package
Creation and Reviewing of Security Policy Package Settings
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Configuring Hide NAT - Lab
Configuring Static NAT - Lab
Policy Layers
Policy Layer Concept (Part One and Part Two)
Assigning layers to existing Security Policy - Lab
Specifying the installation targets - Lab
Sharing a Policy layer - Lab
Managing Application Control Layer
Creating an Application & URL rule and reviewing the traffic - Lab
CheckPoint Security Solution and Licensing
Check Point Software Blade Architecture
Licensing Overview
SmartUpdate
Working with licenses & contracts - Lab
Traffic Visibility
Log Analysis
Viewing logs and search results - Lab
Monitoring traffic and connections
Basic Concepts of VPN
Introduction to VPN
VPN Deployment
VPN Communities
Access Control for VPN connections
Tunnel Management and Monitoring
Configuring a Site-to-Site VPN - Lab (Part 1 and 2)
Managing User Access
Overview of User Management Components
Managing Users
Authenticating Users
Managing user access
Active Directory integration - Lab
Defining the User Access Role and Security Policy for Identity Awareness - Lab
Configuring Browser-based Authentication - Lab
Working with ClusterXL
Overview of Cluster XL
Cluster XL deployment
Fail overs and synchronizing cluster connections
Monitoring a cluster
Configuring Cluster High-Availability (HA) and Testing - Lab
Administrative Task Implementation
Compliance Software Blade
Identifying an inactive object and reviewing a Compliance Scan Report - Lab
CPView Utility
Reviewing CPView statistics and changing the Refresh Rate - Lab
Viewing historical data in CPView and saving statistics to a file - Lab