Firewall: Optimizing Firewall Threat Prevention (EDU-214)

Overview

The Palo Alto Networks Firewall 8.1: Optimizing Firewall Threat Prevention (EDU-214) course is four days of instructor-led training that emphasizes the PAN-OS threat prevention capabilities. After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the cyber-attack lifecycle and recognize common forms of attack
  • Describe PAN-OS threat prevention capabilities
  • Use firewall logs and reports to make better configuration decisions
  • Configure the firewall to detect, block, and record threats

Target Audience

  • Security Engineers
  • Security Administrators
  • Security Operations Specialists
  • Security Analysts
  • Network Engineers
  • Support Staff

Prerequisites

Participants must complete the Firewall 8.1 Essentials: Configuration and Management course, or have equivalent experience. Students must have a basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, and IP addressing.

Course Objectives

Successful completion of this four-day, instructor-led course will enhance the student’s understanding of how to better configure, manage, and monitor PAN-OS threat prevention features. The student will get hands-on experience configuring, managing, and monitoring threat prevention features in a lab environment.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: The Cyber-Attack Lifecycle
  • Module 2: Blocking Packet-and Protocol-Based Attacks
  • Module 3: Blocking Threats from Known-Bad Sources
  • Module 4: Blocking Threats Using App-ID
  • Module 5: Blocking Threats Using Custom Signatures
  • Module 6: Creating Custom Threat Signatures
  • Module 7: Blocking Threats in Encrypted Traffic
  • Module 8: Blocking Threats in Allowed Traffic
  • Module 9: Authenticating Firewall User Accounts
  • Module 10: Blocking Threats from Phishing and Stolen Credentials
  • Module 11: Viewing Threat and Traffic Information

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