Firewall: Firewall Improving Security Posture and Hardening PAN-OS Firewalls (EDU-214)

Course Overview

Firewall 10.0: Improving Security Posture and Hardening PAN-OS (EDU-214) course is three days of instructor-led training that will help you to:

  • Ÿ Determine the efficacy of your current security policies
  • Ÿ Develop workflows for managing your security posture
  • Ÿ Identify rule usage across security policy sets
  • Ÿ Modify your existing policy set to implement Security Best Practices
  • Ÿ Monitor network traffic using the interactive web interface and firewall reports
  • Ÿ Utilize tools such as the BPA tool to further understand your environment
3 days
  • Successful 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.

  • Course Modules
    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

  • 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.

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