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Firewall Essentials: Configuration and Management

  • $4995
  • Course Dates: 11/1/2021Course Duration: 5 DAYS
  • Course Category: PaloAltoCourse Code: PA-EDU-210

Course Objectives

Successful completion of this five-day, instructor-led course should enhance the student’s understanding of how to configure and manage Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls. The course includes hands-on experience configuring, managing, and monitoring a firewall in a lab environment.


  • Module 1- Palo Alto Networks Portfolio and Architecture
  • Module 2- Connect to the Management Network
  • Module 3- Manage Firewall Configurations
  • Module 4- Manage Firewall Administrator Accounts
  • Module 5- Connect to Production Networks
  • Module 6- The Cyberattack Lifecycle
  • Module 7- Block Threats Using Security and NAT Policies
  • Module 8- Block Packet- and Protocol-Based Attacks
  • Module 9- Block Threats from Known Bad Sources
  • Module 10- Block Threats by Identifying Applications
  • Module 11- Maintain Application-Based Policies
  • Module 12- Block Threats Using Custom Applications
  • Module 13- Block Threats by Identifying Users
  • Module 14- Block Threats by Identifying Devices
  • Module 15- Block Unknown Threats
  • Module 16- Block Threats in Encrypted Traffic
  • Module 17- Prevent Use of Stolen Credentials
  • Module 18- Block Threats Using Security Profiles
  • Module 19- View Threat and Traffic Information
  • Module 20- Next Steps

Who should attend

  • Security Engineers
  • Security Administrators
  • Security Operations Specialists
  • Security Analysts
  • Network Engineers
  • Support Staff


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.

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