Check Point Certified Security Expert for R71 (CCSE)

Check Point Security Expert is a five-day instructor-led hands-on course, delivering the advanced concepts and skills to optimise the R71 Check Point Software Blade architecture. This course is designed to help maximise the performance of your Check Point security deployment with real-world scenarios including advanced routing, load balancing and high availability. During the course you will setup multiple security gateway clusters, analyse network intrusion alerts and generate advanced network traffic reports.


Persons attending this course should have Check Point Security Administrator training or certification and a working knowledge of networking concepts, Windows Server and/or UNIX, and experience with TCP/IP and the Internet.

Who Should Attend

Technical persons who support, install, deploy or administer Check Point Software Blades should attend this course. This can include the following: Systems Administrators, System Engineers, Security Managers and Network Managers, Technical support personnel, Channel Partners who want channel program benefits Check Point Certified Security Administrators (CCSA) who want to achieve advanced certification.

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training
156-315.71 CCSE: Checkpoint Certified Security Expert


  Course Outline

  • Configure Administrative access to the Security Management server
  • Process a change request based on an organisation's infrastructure
  • Implement Provisioning
  • Modify remote gateways properties
  • Configure applications for SSL VPN remote access
  • Verify traffic is enhanced using SecureXL
  • Deploy New Mode HA
  • Configure ClusterXL in a corporate network
  • Configure VPN in a clustered environment
  • Configure and test VPN Tunnel Interfaces (VTIs)
  • Configure and test Load Sharing Unicast and Multicast modes
  • Setup and verify a QoS configuration
  • Implement customised profiles to designated Gateways
  • Manage profiles related to IPS rules
  • Configure DLP Data Types
  • Monitor and adjust DLP Policies
  • Modify the IPS Policy to improve system bandwidth and protections
  • Lab Exercises Include
  • Build the management server and gateways and establish SIC
  • Create a new Administrator
  • Configure SmartWorkflow
  • Install user databases and policies
  • Enable SmartProvisioning
  • Modify and push policy to gateways
  • Install and enable SSL VPN in SmartDashboard
  • Configure global properties
  • Enable and configure SecureXL on the gateway and open connections
  • Configure ClusterXL properties
  • Modify the Rule Base
  • Pass traffic through clusters
  • View FTP connections with and without sticky decision
  • Create Check Point QoS rules, install and test the policy
  • Create a new IPS profile
  • Generate and analyse an attack
  • Install and configure the Data Loss Prevention software blade

  Topics Covered

  • R71 Management Portal
  • Advanced Networking QoS
  • IPS R71
  • DLP-R71
  • SmartEvent R71
  • SmartReporter R71
  • SmartWorkflow R71
  • Smart Provisioning R71
  • SSL VPN R71
  • Acceleration
  • High Availability and clustering
  • Advanced networking and routing
  • Load balancing
  • Troubleshooting and debugging

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CCNP | CCNA Security | CCNP Security | CCIE R&S | CCIE Security