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Familiarity with basic networking concepts such as

  • IP addressing
  • Subnetting
  • The TCP/IP protocol suites

About this course

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Small and medium businesses account for 58% of data breaches with an average loss of $200,000 per incident.

Don't allow your business to suffer catastrophic financial losses. Learn about Check Point's exclusive cost-effective network security solution for small and medium sized businesses in this course.

Become proficient in:

  • Initial configuration
  • Network deployment
  • Security Policy
  • Monitoring user and network activity
  • Identifying and mitigating security events

Check Point's Small and Medium Business (SMB) Appliances are high performance, integrated devices offering optional WiFi and LTE support. Standard Check Point Network Security features such as Firewall, VPN, Anti-Virus, Application Control, URL Filtering, Email Security, and SandBlast Zero-Day Protection are supported.

What you'll learn

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This course includes these modules:

  1. Introductions
  2. What's new with the Small/Medium Business (SMB) solution
  3. Standalone deployment procedures
  4. Managing logging and monitoring
  5. SMB product features and functionality
  6. Clustering for high availability
  7. Deploying HTTPS-SSL inspection to secure Web transactions
  8. Implementing central management of SMB deployments
  9. Advanced zero-day malware protection using threat emulation
  10. Remote administration via the Security Management Portal (SMP)
  11. Simplify deployment and management using Zero Touch and Reach My Device
  12. Managing VPN connections and certificate authentication
  13. Using the Watchtower mobile app with your SMB deployment
  14. Enabling and securing VoIP communications
  15. Mitigating Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks
  16. Leveraging Check Point cloud services and SD-WAN
  17. Automation using the Application Programming Interface (API)
  18. How to diagnose and troubleshoot errors and other issues

Meet your instructors

Daniel Niazov
Technical Trainer
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd

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