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Palo Alto Networks: Firewall 10.0 Improving Security Posture and Hardening PAN OS-Firewalls

Successful completion of this three-day, instructor-led course will assist the student in being able to manage and maintain an existing Palo Alto Networks Firewall protected environment. The student will learn how to improve non-greenfield environments and will be better equipped at ensuring configurations match security best practice. The student will also be able to develop their own operational strategy to maintain a high level of compliance.

Target Audience

Security Engineers, Security Administrators, Security Operations Specialists, Security Analysts, and Support staff.

Training from Palo Alto Networks and Palo Alto Networks Authorized Training Partners delivers knowledge and expertise that prepare you to protect our digital way of life. Our trusted certifications validate your knowledge of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform and your ability to help prevent successful cyberattacks and safely enable applications

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Learning Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Determine the efficacy of your current security policies
  • Develop workflows for managing your security posture
  • Identify rule usage across security policy sets
  • Modify your existing policy set to implement Security Best Practices
  • Monitor network traffic using the interactive web interface and firewall reports
  • Utilize tools such as the BPA tool to further understand your environment



Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Complete the Firewall 10.0 Essentials: Configuration and Management course or have equivalent experience.
  • A basic familiarity with routing, switching, and IP addressing.

Recommended prerequisites:

  • Palo Alto Networks: Firewall 10.0 Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210)

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction

Module 2: Security Profile Revision

Module 3: Daily Operations and Maintenance

Module 4: Establish Initial Baseline Visibility

Module 5: Analyze and Update Security Rules Passing Traffic

Module 6: Inbound Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis

Module 7: Outbound Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis

Module 8: Internal Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis

Module 9: Administratively Hardening PAN-OS

Module 10: Reducing Policy set and Simplification

Exams & Certification

There are no exams aligned to this course.

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