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Palo Alto Cyber Security Academy

Cyber security skills have never been in higher demand. This is an instructor led class which will enhance your understanding of cyber security issues and improve your employability by becoming a certified on Palo Alto software and managing Palo Alto's next generation firewalls. 
 

As a Palo Alto Networks Authorised Partner, we are able to give you hands on experience configuring, managing and monitoring a firewall in lab environment. This qualification will give you highly specialised skills in a practical environment with expert teachers and is ideal for IT professionals looking to develop a career as a Security Administrator. 
 
Course Essentials 
Professional Qualification: Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA)
 
Prerequisites: Students must have a basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, and IP addressing. Students also should be familiar with basic security concepts. Experience with other security technologies (IPS, proxy, and content filtering) is a plus.
 
Duration: 12 weeks (1 class per week) 
 
Location: blended online learning and lab work where safe 
 
Assessment: there is one online exam which takes place at the end of the teaching
 
Funding 
This is a professional course and must therefore be privately funded. Please call 0208 808 6660 to speak with an advisor about your options. 
 
Progression 
Upon completing this qualification you will be included in a select few IT technicians who have the skills to become a Palo Alto Security Administrator who are often reponsible for managing and operating the network security suite. Career development could also take you towards: 
  • Security engineers
  • Security administrators
  • Security operations specialists
  • Security analysts and support staff
Palo Alto Cybersecurity Academy offers various levels of modular based academic and technical courses that meets the cybersecurity industry demands. Academy curriculum is aligned to meet demands and strengthen the security of networks, endpoints and cloud to get more out of cybersecurity investment and increased organisation’s ability to prevent successful cyberattacks.
 
  1. Security Platform and Architecture
  2. Initial Configuration
  3. Interface Configuration
  4. Security and NAT Policies
  5. App-ID
  6. Content-ID
  7. URL Filtering 8
  8. Decryption
  9. WildFire
  10. User-ID
  11. GlobalProtect
  12. Site-to-Site VPN
  13. Monitoring and Reporting
  14. Active/Passive High Availability
  15. Next-Generation Security Practices

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