Technical professionals who support, install, deploy or administer Check Point Software Blades.
General knowledge of TCP/IP
Working knowledge of Windows and/or UNIX, network technology and the Internet
-Interpret the concept of a Firewall and understand the mechanisms used for controlling network traffic.
-Describe the key elements of Check Point’s unified Security Management Architecture.
-Recognize SmartConsole features, functions and tools.
-Understand Check Point deployment options.
-Describe the basic functions of Gaia.
-Describe the essential elements of a Security Policy.
-Understand how traffic inspection takes place in a unified Security Policy.
-Summarize how administration roles and permissions assist in managing policy.
-Recall how to implement backup techniques.
-Understand the Check Point policy layer concept.
-Recognize Check Point security solutions and products and how they work to protect your network.
-Understand licensing and contract requirements for Check Point security products.
-Identify tools designed to monitor data, determine threats and recognize performance improvements.
-Identify tools designed to respond quickly and efficiently to changes in gateways, tunnels, remote users, traffic flow patterns, and other activities.
-Understand Site-to -Site and Remote Access VPN deployments and communities.
-Understand how to analyze and interpret VPN traffic.
-Recognize how to define users and user groups.
-Understand how to manage user access for internal and external users.
-Understand the basic concepts of ClusterXL technology and its advantages.
-Understand how to perform periodic administrator tasks as specified in administrator job descriptions.