Fortinet FortiGate 5.3 Firewall Training

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New Video Update: In this video update we will show you how you can setup protection against the CryptoLocker malware virus on the FortiGate appliance. This will include talking about what the CryptoLocker threat is about. This will be configured using FortiOS version 5.2 (and later).

The videos in this series is applicable for FortiGate using FortiOS versions 5.2 and 5.3.

Do you want to learn how to block certain applications within Facebook like writing posts or chatting? Do you want to learn how to decrypt a secure web page a user may access to inspect it further? Do you want to learn how to block certain files uploaded towards the Internet? In this video series you will learn how to do many of these things and much more. Fortinet’s FortiGate security appliance is a Next-Generation Firewall that is focused on application inspection where you can control what a user can access within a specific application. We have a range of basic to advanced topics that will show you how to deploy the FortiGate appliance step-by-step in a simple and practical implementation. This video series will be released in video modules providing numerous updates to this series. Below are some of the video topics that are available and what topics are already being scheduled to be released soon:

Video Series: ~419 minutes

  1. Overview and Design
  2. Initial Access to FortiGate
  3. Overview of Interfaces and Features
  4. Internal (LAN) Interface
  5. External (WAN) Interface and Default Gateway
  6. General Settings
  7. OSPF Routing
  8. Confirm Basic Internet Access
  9. Upgrading Firmware
  10. Filtering based on Network and Services
  11. Filtering based on URL (Part 1)
  12. SSL Decryption (or SSL Inspection)
  13. Safe Search with URL Filtering
  14. Filtering based on URL (Part 2)
  15. Anti-Virus Blocking
  16. Traffic Shaping (per-IP)
  17. Filtering based on Applications
  18. LDAP using Active Directory
  19. Filtering based on User Identity (Active)
  20. Filtering based on User Identity (Passive) using FSSO
  21. Static NAT (New IP Address) and Policy
  22. Static NAT Port Forwarding and Policy
  23. Remote Access using SSL VPN
  24. Site VPN Tunnel to Cisco IOS Router
  25. Two-Factor Authentication using FortiToken
  26. Remote Access using IPSec
  27. VLAN Tagging and Zone (for Guest & BYOD Networks)
  28. DHCP Services (for Guest Network)
  29. Guest Services using Captive Portal
  30. Policies to Internet for Guest Network
  31. Intrusion Prevention (IPS)
  32. BGP Routing 
  33. Filtering based on Devices (BYOD)
  34. Endpoint Control
  35. Data Leak Prevention (DLP)
  36. High Availability (Active-Passive, Active-Active)
  37. Virtual Domains (VDOM)
  38. Installing Public SSL Certificates
  39. FortiCloud
  40. Interface VPN (IPSec VTI) and OSPF
  41. Protection against CryptoLocker — NEW!!!

Video Series (MP4) – ~419 minutes

IMG_7397Michel Thomatis, CCIE #6778 (15 year) – Chief Network Architect & Lead Trainer

Michel has spent the last 18 years as a network engineer/architect.  As a 15-year CCIE, Michel loves the opportunity to provide training in a wide-array of network technologies. He formerly worked at Cisco, as well as in government, banking, and non-profit organizations. He has published the “Network Design Cookbook” and a science fiction novel called “The Dark End”.  He has also published various iOS applications (virtual Network Engineer, Circlefalls) that can be found on Apple’s iOS App Store.  Other software development experience includes python and SDN.  Currently, Michel is the owner, Chief Network Architect and Lead Trainer at RouteHub Group, LLC.