About the course

About the course

Designed for existing engineers and technicians responsible for overseeing the cyber security of an existing computer network, this instructor-led training course will allow you to install, configure, and manage the essential features of Palo Alto Networks® next-generation firewalls.

Using genuine Palo Alto equipment with real-world practical exercises, our cyber security course will prepare you to sit for the external The Palo Alto Networks Certified Cybersecurity Entry-level Technician (PCCET).

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Course Details


Fees & Schedule


  Full Fee Concession
Course Fee $1190 $1190
Tuition Fee
Service Fee
Core Skills Support Fee
Material Fee
Retain Course Items
Total Course Estimate
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Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

Course Content

Mod 1: Platforms and Architecture

  • Single-Pass Architecture
  • Flow Logic

Mod 2: Initial Configuration

  • Initial Access to the System
  • Configuration Management
  • Licensing and Software Updates
  • Account Administration

Mod 3: Basic Interface Configuration

  • Security Zones
  • Layer 2, Layer 3, Virtual Wire, and Tap
  • Subinterfaces
  • DHCP
  • Virtual Routers

Mod 4: Security and NAT Policies

  • Security Policy Configuration
  • Policy Administration
  • NAT (source and destination)

Mod 5: Basic App-ID™

  • App-ID Overview
  • Application Groups and Filters

Mod 6: Basic Content-ID™

  • Antivirus
  • Anti-spyware
  • Vulnerability
  • URL Filtering

Mod 7: File Blocking and WildFire™

  • File Blocking
  • WildFire

Mod 8: Decryption

  • Certificate Management
  • Outbound SSL Decryption
  • Inbound SSL Decryption

Mod 9: Basic User-ID™

  • Enumerating Users
  • Mapping Users to IP Addresses
  • User-ID Agent

Mod 10: Site-to-Site VPNs

  • IPSec Tunnels

Mod 11: Management and Reporting

  • Dashboard
  • Basic Logging
  • Basic Reports
  • Panorama

Mod 12: Active/Passive High Availability

  • Configuring Active/Passive HA


You should have the following skills and knowledge:

  • Basic PC skills such as typing, mouse, and desktop navigation skills
  • Basic Internet navigation skills
  • CCNA-level networking concepts and skills

You are encouraged to complete the CCNA course to acquire the fundamental CCNA-level routing and switching skills needed for success in this course.

Materials Required for class

Palo Alto Networks course materials and hands on labs are available to all participants.

Target Audience

This course is designed for existing engineers and technicians responsible for the overseeing the security of an existing computer network.

Palo Alto’s technology makes this a current sought after program that effectively deals with instances of cyber-crime.

The course prepares a participant to sit for the external The Palo Alto Networks Certified Cybersecurity Entry-level Technician (PCCET).

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