Check Point Cyber Security Expert (CCSE) – R80.40

This advanced three-day course teaches how to build, modify, deploy and troubleshoot Check Point Security Systems on the GAiA operating system. Hands-on lab exercises teach how to debug firewall processes, optimize VPN performance and upgrade Management Servers. This course is also the recommended training for CCSE certification.

Important notice!

The course in October will be held in English language (5 - 7 October)



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Experienced users who need to perform advanced deployment configurations of Check Point Software Blades


To attend this course you should have:

  • Knowledge and experience with Check Point administration, equal to the CCSA training course
  • Windows Server, UNIX and networking skills and TCP/IP experience
  • Certificate management and system adminstration

Om instruktøren Thomas Norbeck

Thomas Norbeck er uten tvil Norges ledende instruktør på opplæring innen Check Points produkter, og gjennomfører både sertifiseringskurs og bedriftsintern kurs på Check Point versjoner og produkter.

Thomas sin nøkkelkompetanse ligger innen Check Point spesielt, men også nettverksteknologi og sikkerhet generelt. I tillegg har han vært involvert i flere IT- og infrastruktur-prosjekter både som teknisk ressurs og som prosjektleder. I ulike perioder har Thomas jobbet som konsulent parallelt med at han har opparbeidet lang erfaring med utvikling, tilpasning og gjennomføring av skreddersydde kurs for bedrifter innen ulike sektorer. Blant annet har han laget og gjennomført nettverkskurs på fire ulike kontinenter. 

Thomas Norbeck har 24 års erfaring med nettverk og sikkerhet både som instruktør og konsulent hos bl.a Azlan, A-Team, Ajourit og Curriculum før han begynte i Glasspaper i 2004. Han jobber i dag som Senior konsulent og instruktør for Glasspaper, samt at han er IT sjef og konsulentleder.


Course objectives

  • Identify advanced CLI commands.
  • Understand system management procedures, including how to perform system upgrades and apply patches and hotfixes.
  • Describe the Check Point Firewall infrastructure. 
  • Describe advanced methods of gathering important gateway data using CPView and CPInfo. 
  • Recognize how Check Point’s flexible API architecture supports automation and orchestration. 
  • Discuss advanced ClusterXL functions.
  • Describe VRRP network redundancy advantages.
  • Understand how SecureXL acceleration technology is used to enhance and improve performance. 
  • Understand how CoreXL acceleration technology is used to enhance and improve performance.
  • Identify the SmartEvent components that store network activity logs and identify events
  • Discuss the SmartEvent process that determines which network activities may lead to security issues. 
  • Understand how SmartEvent can assist in detecting, remediating, and preventing security threats. 
  • Discuss the Mobile Access Software Blace and how it secures communication and data. 
  • Understand Mobile Access deployment options.
  • Recognize Check Point Remote Access solutions. 
  • Discuss Check Point Capsule components and how they protect mobile devices and business documents. 
  • Discuss different Check Point Solutions for attacks such as zero-day and Advanced Persistent Threats. 
  • Understand how SandBlast, Threat Emulation, and Threat Extraction prevent security incidents. 
  • Identify how Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention can help protect data accessed on company-issued smartphones and tablets.


This course is recommended preparation for exam 156-315.80. 

If you pass this exam (and have passed CCSA previously) you will receive the CCSE certification.

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