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 Palo Alto Networks Accredited Configuration engineer (ACE) Certification.

National Code 0008CS401
Study Areas Certifications
Cyber Security
Study Level Short Course
Campuses NEL
Fee $1190
Concession Fee $1190


Start End Fee Description  
15/Jul/2019 19/Aug/2019 $1190, $1190 Concession INFCS40103N - 6 Sessions - Mon - 6-10pm - 15 Jul to 19 Aug 2019
14/Oct/2019 25/Nov/2019 $1190, $1190 Concession INFCS40104N - 6 Sessions - Mon - 6-10pm - 14 Oct to 25 Nov 2019

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.

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

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 Palo Alto Networks Accredited Configuration engineer (ACE) Certification.

Students attending this introductory-level class will gain an in-depth knowledge of how to install, configure, and manage their firewall. They will also learn the configuration steps for the security, networking, threat prevention, logging, and reporting features of the Palo Alto Networks PAN-OS® operating system.

You have the option to complete the assessment for the nationally recognised unit of competency ICTNWK509 Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks and to receive a Statement of Attainment. Alternatively, students who do not wish to complete the assessment can receive an ungraded participation mark.

Last updated: June 14, 2019 03:32pm