Course ObjectivesSuccessful completion of this three-day, instructor-led course will assist the student in being able to manage and maintain an existing Palo Alto Networks Firewall protected environment. The student will learn how to improve non-greenfield environments and will be better equipped at ensuring configurations match security best practice. The student will also be able to develop their own operational strategy to maintain a high level of compliance.
Scope Course level: Intermediate
Course duration: 3 days
Course format: Combines lecture and hands-on labs
Platform support: Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls running PAN-OS® operating system version 10.0
Target AudienceSecurity Engineers, Security Administrators, Security Operations Specialists, Security Analysts and Support Staff
Prerequisites & Audience
Students must have completed the “Firewall Essentials: Configuration and Management” course.
Students also should be familiar with basic security concepts.Experience with other security technologies (IPS, proxy, and content filtering) is an advantage.
1 – Introduction
2 – Security Profile Revision
3 – Daily Operations and Maintenance
4 – Establish Initial Baseline Visibility
5 – Analyze and Update Security Rules Passing Traffic
6 – Inbound Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis
7 – Outbound Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis
8 – Internal Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis
9 – Administratively Hardening PAN-OS
10 – Reducing Policy set and Simplification