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Advanced IPS


Advanced IPS
Learn advanced configuration and management skills for Intrusion Prevention

2-day course teaches advanced skills to configure and manage Check Point IPS. You will create and monitor a client profile, monitor an attack, customize a protection and learn basic troubleshooting techniques.          >> See table of contents.

Learn how to

  • Analyze your data to reduce your risks
  • Discover abnormal events, attacks, viruses and worms
  • Properly configure DNS, web and mail servers for ongoing protection

Suggested Prerequisites

  • Introduction to Check Point IPS Software Blade training
  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or Unix
  • Basic networking knowledge
  • Experience with TCP/IP and the internet

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify the best IPS deployment strategy for your environment
  • Discuss how security policies affect network processes
  • Identify your top security events and protections
  • Leverage our 5 proven IT security best practices
  • Be able to distinguish false positivies
  • Know how to apply zero-day threat prevention


Advanced IPS
Prove you have the advanced skills to manage today's security threats

Contact a local Authorized Training Center for course availability.

What you need to know

  • Check Point IPS deployment methods
  • The layers of the IPS engine
  • The unique capabilities of Check Point IPS
  • Monitoring IPS in SmartDashboard
  • Configuring the IPS software blade
  • Testing IPS functionality
  • Where to find the latest available protections
  • Downloading, installing and modifying IPS protections
  • Configuring protection engine settings
  • Identifying top events and protections
  • Debugging the logging mechanism
  • Using IPS follow-up protection review process
  • Assessing the performance impact of protections
  • How to create and define IPS profiles
  • Predefined IPS profiles
  • IPS protection types and severity levels
  • Automatically activating and tracking protections
  • Scheduling IPS updates
  • Identifying the source of attacks
  • The major components of IPS Event Analysis
  • The role of the passive streaming library and Protocol Parsers
  • How to gather IPS statistics
  • SmartView Tracker modes

Suggested Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or Unix
  • Basic networking knowledge
  • Experience with TCP/IP and the internet
  • Check Point User Center account
  • CCSE or equivalent knowledge
  • Introduction to IPS Software Blade course or exam

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn basic troubleshooting techniques
  • Prove you have the advanced skills to protect enterprise environments against today's threats
  • Earn continuing education credits towards Check Point re-certificaiton