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PaloAlto Firewall 8.1: Optimizing Firewall Threat Prevention (EDU-214)

 

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. Successful completion of this 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.

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 log information to make better configuration decisions
  • Configure the firewall to detect, block, and record threats

Scope

  • Course level: Intermediate
  • Course format: Combines lecture and hands-on labs
  • Platform support: Palo Alto Networks® nextgeneration enterprise firewalls running the PAN-OS® operating system

Target Audience

Security Engineers, Security Administrators, Security Operations Specialists, Security Analysts, Network Engineers, and Support Staff

Prerequisites

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

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 AppID™

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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