Check Point Course

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This 2-day course provides an understanding of the advanced concepts and skills necessary to deploy and manage CloudGuard Network and Cloud Security Posture Management security solution within Azure security environment.

Course Topics:

•  Advanced Cloud Security

•  Cloud Management

•  Cloud Policy Design

•  Advance Cloud Automation 

•  Scaling Solutions

•  Clustering

•  Use Cases

•  Troubleshooting


Cloud Architects, Security Experts, and Network Administrators requiring in depth knowledge on CloudGuard Network Security products.

Skills Gained

• Discuss Azure Platform Components and their relationship to Check Point CloudGuard Network Security. 

• Explain how to maintain a secure, efficient, and stable cloud environment. 

• Describe the components and constraints of a hub and spoke cloud security environment. 

• Describe the function of the Cloud Management Extension 

• Explain the purpose of identity and access controls and constraints in different cloud platforms. 

• Explain the steps required to configure Identity and Access controls in Azure. 

• Describe the purpose and function of the CloudGuard Controller, its processes, and how it is tied to the Identity Awareness feature. 

• Explain how to design and configure Cloud Adaptive Policies. 

• Discuss the purpose and function of Data Center Objects. 

• Describe the function and advantages of Cloud Service Provider (CSP) automation templates for instance and resource deployments.

• Explain how CSP templates can be used for maintenance tasks in the cloud environment.

• Discuss Third-Party Automation tools, how they can simplify deployment and maintenance tasks, and the constraints associated with them.

• Discuss Scaling Solutions and Options for Cloud Environments. 

• Explain the Scaling Options in Azure. 

• Describe the workflow for configuring scaling solutions in Azure. 

• Discuss how ClusterXL operates and what elements work together to permit traffic failover. 

• Explain how ClusterXL functions differently in a Cloud Environment. 

• Describe how clusters are created and function in Azure. 

• Discuss the elements involved in Hybrid Data Center deployments, the advantages of them, and the constraints involved. 

• Explain the nature of a “Greenfield” deployment, the advantages of it, and the constraints involved. 

• Describe the components and constraint involved in deploying a Disaster 

• Recovery Site in the cloud. 

• Discuss the steps required for troubleshooting automation in Azure. 

• Explain the steps required for troubleshooting Scaling Solution issues in Azure. 

• Describe the steps required for troubleshooting clusters in Azure.


• Working knowledge of Unix and Windows operating systems, Certificate management, System administration, and Networking. 

• Completed CCSE Training or Certification.

• Completed CCCS Training or Certification. 


What is Check Point? Check Point are global providers of IT network and information security solutions, providing customers with robust protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership.

Best known for its FireWall-1 product, Check Point have hardware and software products covering all aspects of IT network, endpoint and data security including the popular NGX, Pointsec, VPN, VSX, R70 and R71 products.

Check Point training and certification courses ensure that IT professionals have up to date security skills, included within our training course portfolio are the Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) and the Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) certifications all designed to give delegates immediate recognition of their experience, knowledge and abilities within the security arena.

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