Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) NGX Certification

Computer certification programs are setting the standards for the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. Although most careers in the IT and communications fields are lucrative and lead to rapid advancement, you can move ahead even more rapidly if you have been certified. In fact, you often can earn a salary increase of 20% or more once you become certified. Nowadays, having a degree in computer science just isn't enough. Companies are demanding that their IT professionals be certified as a way to measure their skills as well as to guarantee that they can perform their jobs successfully. In short, certification will help a computer professional get a good job and stay competitive in what is now a highly demanding IT environment.

This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as: Network Security Specialist, Network Security Administrator, Senior Security Technician or a Chief Security Officer.

The foundation of Check Point certifications, CCSA NGX certification validates a Security Administrator's ability to maintain day-to-day operation of Check Point security solutions and ensure secure access to information across the network. Proficiencies include creating and installing security policies, using logging and reporting features, and managing anti-spoofing, Network Address Translation (NAT), and OPSEC applications.

Check Point Security Administration I NGX (R65) is a foundation course for Check Point's, VPN-1 (NGX R65). This course provides an understanding of basic concepts and skills necessary to configure VPN-1. During this course, students will configure a Security Policy, and learn about managing and monitoring a secure network.

Exam #156-215.1

  • Architecture, Operation and Installation
  • Security Policies
  • Network Address Translation and Traffic Monitoring
  • SmartDefense and Content Security
  • Authentication and LDAP User Management
  • VPN Configuration and Disaster Recovery

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