Fortinet Certified Associate Cybersecurity

CERT - Occupational Certificate

This program uses Fortinet network security technologies to provide students with hands-on lab experiences, enabling them to apply their theoretical knowledge in practical settings. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of operating the most common FortiGate features. This practical experience helps students develop a deeper understanding of network security concepts and enhances their ability to address cybersecurity challenges. It prepares students for an associate-level credential.

Program Purpose

The program aims to provide individuals with the opportunity to acquire cybersecurity skills and knowledge that are in high demand in the industry. The program focuses explicitly on Fortinet network security technologies and offers training and certification courses related to the Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) certification.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe cybersecurity and the principles of information security and identify the types of bad actors, their methods, and countermeasures used against them.
  • Explain how secure network models and technologies like SD-WAN and SASE can enhance cybersecurity.
  • Configure the most common and high-level features on FortiGate devices.
  • Connect remote users to the corporate network securely using VPNs.
  • Restrict access to network resources and monitor essential indicators and logs on FortiGate devices.