Check Point Security Master R80.20 (CCSM)

Check Point Certified Security Master (CCSM) R80.20 course provide an understanding of advanced concepts and skills necessary to manage virtualized security in high-end networks and advanced security optimization techniques.

About the instructor, Eric Anderson

Eric Anderson is Senior Engineer at Atlantic Data Security and has been working with Check Point products as a VAR for almost 20 years, and as a Check Point certified instructor for 18 years. 
Eric is one of the featured speakers at CPX360 in Las Vegas in February 2019.

Audience:

This course is for customers and partners who want to learn the advanced skills to troubleshoot and configure Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades:

  • System Administrators
  • Security Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • CCSEs seeking higher certification

Course objectives and topics include:

  • Firewall-1 administration and infrastructure review
  • How policy changes impact chain module behavior
  • Identify management issues and problems with commands
  • Use commands to troubleshoot NAT stages
  • Configure Manual NAT to define specific rules
  • Use commands to review and clear connections table
  • Modify files to allow traffic through a specific cluster member
  • Locate the source of encryption failures using commands
  • Use commands to verify VPN connectivity
  • Identify any potentially mis-configured VPNs
  • Tune NIC performance
  • Increase size and improve hardware performance
  • Improve load capacity
  • Tune the firewall rule base
  • Reduce load on Rule Base application
  • Improve network performance
  • Improve logging efficiency
  • Use IPS Bypass to manage performance
  • Deploy IPv6 in a local envrionment
  • Identify differences between VPNs
  • Configure VPN Tunnel Interface (VTI)
  • Configure Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Identify the wire mode function by testing a VPN failover

Prerequisites

  • CCSE or equivalent knowledge
  • Windows Server, UNIX and networking skills and TCP/IP experience
  • Working knowledge of network and internet Technology

Certification

The participants will obtain certificates signed by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (course completion). This course additionally helps prepare for CCSM exam #156-115.80 at Pearson VUE.

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