Watch Guard Network Security Essentials for Locally-Managed Fireboxes Training Class

As a WatchGuard Certified Training Provider we offer hands-on classes with certified instructors who tailor each class to fit the needs of the students in attendance, addressing your real-world challenges and improving your cybersecurity skills to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

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Classes Are Limited

If you are looking to know it all, this is the full class. We teach this over 4 days to get you all the information and put you on the road to a faster more secure network.

Duration: 4 Days


Network Security Essentials is intended for moderately experienced network administrators, a basic understanding of TCP/IP networking is required. No previous experience with network security, WatchGuard System Manager, or WatchGuard hardware devices is required.

Covered Curriculum

  • WatchGuard Firebox and XTM Configuration and Installation
  • WatchGuard System Manager and Web Interface Management
  • Firmware Upgrades and Device Backups
  • Feature Key Management
  • Device Licensing
  • Secured Firewall Management Access
  • Configuration Migration and Configuration Management
  • Network Configuration and Interface Setup
  • IPv6 Configuration
  • VLAN Configuration
  • Multi-WAN Methods - Round Robin, Failover, Routing Table and Interface Overflow
  • SD-WAN Setup and Configuration
  • Link Monitoring
  • Networking and NAT Methods (Network Address Translation)
  • Default Threat Protection
  • Firebox System Manager and Hostwatch
  • Traffic Monitoring Traffic Logging and Analysis
  • Policy Precedence
  • Packet Filter Policies
  • Proxy Policies - HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, SMTP, FTP and TCP-UDP
  • Deep Packet Inspection over HTTPS
  • Web Traffic and WebBlocker Policy Implementation
  • Subscription Services
  • Access Portal
  • Application Control
  • APT Blocker
  • AuthPoint MFA
  • Botnet Detection
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • DNSWatch
  • Gateway Antivirus (GAV)
  • Geolocation
  • IntelligentAV (Cylance)
  • Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS)
  • Network Discovery
  • Reputation Enabled Defense (RED)
  • spamBlocker
  • Threat Detection and Response (TDR)
  • Manual Branch Office VPN Configuration (BOVPN)
  • Virtual Branch Office VPN Configuration
  • Traffic Management
  • Mobile User VPNs - IKEv2, SSL, L2TP, IPsec
  • Firebox Authentication
  • Active Directory Authentication and Single-Sign On (SSO)
  • WatchGuard Dimension and Dimension Command
  • Cloud Visibility (Cloud Dimension)
  • High Availability/Cluster Configuration (Active/Active and Active/Passive)
  • WatchGuard Management Server (Centralized Management)
  • Dynamic Routing and Static Routes
  • Drag-and-Drop VPNs (Managed VPNs)
  • Support and Troubleshooting

Additional Available Discounts:

Register Two or More Students
Education, Government, Military, and Not-for-Profit
Custom Onsite Training Available

Classes are limited so register today.


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