Network Security Expert

NSE 1

Develop a foundational understanding of the ever-increasing threat landscape and of general network security concepts. Pass all courses to earn your NSE 1 certificate.

NSE 1 The Threat Landscape

Develop a foundational understanding of the Threat Landscape and perspectives from key executive roles.  Also learn how individuals can be safer on the Internet with Personal Security Awareness.

NSE 2

Learn about the Fortinet solutions that address the threat landscape and security concerns discussed in NSE 1. Pass five courses to earn your NSE 2 certificate.

NSE 2: Unified Threat Management (UTM) Solution

After completing this lesson you will be equipped to effectively sell the Unified Threat Management (UTM) Solution.

NSE 2 Fortinet Security Fabric

After completing this lesson, you should be able to: describe the evolution of the digital economy and how technology is being leveraged as a strategic imperative, articulate Fortinet’s position of Security without Compromise, provide an overview of the Fortinet Security Fabric, Fortinet’s vision for accomplishing Security...

NSE 2: Enterprise Firewall Solution

After completing this lesson you will be equipped to effectively sell the Enterprise Firewall Solution.

NSE 2: Data Center Application Security Solution

After completing this lesson you will be equipped to effectively sell the Application Security Solution.

NSE 2: Advanced Threat Protection Solution

After completing this course, you will be able to articulate what the ATP Solution is along with how to effectively sell the ATP solution.

NSE 2: Data Center SDN Security Solution

After completing this course, you will be able to articulate what the Data Center SDN Security Solution is along with how to effectively sell that solution.

NSE 2: Secure Access Solution

After completing this lesson, you will be able to articulate what the Fortinet Secure Access solution is, along with how to effectively communicate about it to customers.

NSE 2 Cloud Security Solution

After completing this lesson you will be equipped to effectively explain the Cloud Security Solution.

NSE 2: FortiCare Services

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to describe the various FortiCare services to your Customers.

NSE 2: Palo Alto Networks Competitive Training

After this lesson, you will be able to effectively sell competitively against Palo Alto Networks products.

NSE 2: Cyber Threat Assessment Program

After completing this lesson, will be able to describe the value of the Cyber Threat Assessment Program (CTAP) to Fortinet’s Partners, explain the value of the CTAP to those Partners’ Customers, and describe (in general) the CTAP process.

NSE 3

Build the understanding necessary to describe how the capabilities of key Fortinet products are used to create the solutions discussed at the NSE 2 level. Pass four courses to earn your NSE 3 certificate.

NSE 3: FortiGate Firewall Entry-Level Products

This product training lesson will assist you in selling the FortiGate entry-level products.

NSE 3: FortiGate Firewall Mid-Range Products

After completing this lesson, you should be able to: identify the business drivers and security challenges customers currently face, describe the FortiGate midrange firewall product key features, and identify the sales strategies and competitive advantages of FortiGate midrange firewalls.

NSE 3: FortiGate Firewall High-End Products

This course will teach you how to position and sell Fortinet's High-End Firewall products. You will be able to: * Identify the business drivers and security challenges customers currently face. * Describe the key features of FortiGate High-End Firewalls. * Identify the sales strategies for, and the competitive advantages of...

NSE 3: FortiGate Firewall Chassis Products

After completing this lesson, you should be able to: Identify the business drivers and security challenges customers currently face, describe the key features of FortiGate chassis Firewalls, and identify the sales strategies for, and the competitive advantages of, FortiGate chassis Firewalls.

NSE 3: FortiManager

After completing this lesson, you should be able to: Identify the business drivers and security challenges customers currently face, describe the FortiManager product key features, and identify the sales strategies and competitive advantages of FortiManager.

NSE 3: FortiAnalyzer

After completing this lesson, you should be able to: identify the business drivers and security challenges customers currently face, describe the FortiAnalyzer product key features, and identify the sales strategies and competitive advantages of FortiAnalyzer.

NSE 3: FortiMail

This product training lesson will assist you in being able to sell the FortiMail product.

NSE 3: FortiClient

This product training lesson will assist you in being able to sell the FortiClient product.

NSE 3: FortiDDoS

NSE 3 FortiDDoS product training

NSE 3: Wireless Infrastructure Products

This self-paced course provides the knowledge you will need to sell Fortinet's Wireless Infrastructure products.

NSE 3: FortiADC

After completing this lesson, you should be able to: Identify the business drivers and security challenges customers currently face, describe the FortiADC product key features, and identify the sales strategies and competitive advantages of FortiADC.

NSE 3: Introduction to the Price List and Bill of Materials

This lesson provides an introduction to the Fortinet price list and how it is used to build a bill of materials that can be input into the Salesforce system to generate a quote.

NSE 3: FortiSwitch

NSE 3 FortiSwitch product training.

NSE 3: FortiCloud

After completing this lesson, you should be able to: identify the business drivers and security challenges customers currently face, describe the FortiCloud product key features, and identify the sales strategies and competitive advantages of FortiCloud.

NSE 3: Public Cloud

After completing this lesson, you should be able to: identify the business drivers and security challenges customers currently face in the cloud, describe the enterprise security solutions for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, and identify the sales strategies and competitive advantages of our security solution...

NSE 4

Develop the knowledge and skills of how to configure and maintain a FortiGate Enterprise Firewall. Pass the NSE 4 exam to earn your NSE 4 certificate.

FortiGate I 5.4.1 Self-Paced

This interactive presentation, together with the corresponding Facilitated Lab, will give you part of the knowledge and hand-on skills required to pass the NSE 4 certification exam.

FortiGate II 5.4.1 Self-Paced

This interactive presentation, together with the corresponding Facilitated Lab, will give you part of the knowledge and hand-on skills required to pass the NSE 4 certification exam.

NSE 4 5.4 Practice Exam

The course offers a series of practice quizzes for candidates that are planning to take the NSE 4 5.4 exam.

There is one practice quiz for each of the lessons in the FortiGate I and II courses.

FortiGate I 5.4.1 CLASSROOM Sophia France - October 16-17

In this two-day class, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals will provide you with a...

FortiGate II 5.4.1 CLASSROOM Sophia France - October 18-20

This instructor-led course prepares you for the NSE 4 Exam. The Administration, Content Inspection and SSL VPN course provides an introduction to the configuration and administration of FortiGate Unified Threat Management appliances.

FortiGate I Herndon, VA October 23-24

This instructor-led course prepares you for the NSE 4. The Administration, Content Inspection and SSL VPN course provides an introduction to the configuration and administration of FortiGate Unified Threat Management appliances.

FortiGate II Herndon, VA October 25-27

This instructor-led course prepares you for the NSE 4 Exam. The Administration, Content Inspection and SSL VPN course provides an introduction to the configuration and administration of FortiGate Enterprise Firewall appliances.

FortiGate I 5.4.1 Singapore October 23-24

In this two-day class, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals will provide you with a...

FortiGate II 5.4.1 Singapore October 25-27

In this three-day class, you will learn how to use advanced FortiGate networking and security.

Topics include...

FortiGate I Sunnyvale, CA Oct 30-31

This instructor-led course prepares you for the NSE 4. The Administration, Content Inspection and SSL VPN course provides an introduction to the configuration and administration of FortiGate Unified Threat Management appliances.

FortiGate II Sunnyvale, CA November 1-3

This instructor-led course prepares you for the NSE 4 Exam. The Administration, Content Inspection and SSL VPN course provides an introduction to the configuration and administration of FortiGate Enterprise Firewall appliances.

FortiGate I 5.4.1 Sri Lanka INDIA November 6 -7

In this two-day class, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals will provide you with...

FortiGate II 5.4.1 Sri Lanka INDIA November 8 - 10

In this three-day class, you will learn how to use advanced FortiGate networking and security. Topics include features commonly applied in complex or larger enterprise or MSSP networks, such as advanced routing, transparent mode, redundant infrastructure, advanced IPsec VPN, IPS, SSO, data leak prevention, and diagnostics.

FortiGate I 5.4.1 Manila PHILIPPINES November 20 - 21

In this two-day classroom training, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals will...

FortiGate II 5.4.1 Manila PHILIPPINES November 22 - 24

In this three-day classroom, you will learn how to use advanced FortiGate networking and security.

Topics include features commonly applied in complex or larger enterprise or MSSP networks, such as advanced routing, transparent mode, redundant infrastructure, advanced IPsec VPN, IPS, SSO, data leak prevention,...

FortiGate I 5.4.1 Kuala Lumpur MALAYSIA November 20- 21

In this two-day class, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals will provide you with a...

FortiGate II 5.4.1 Kuala Lumpur MALAYSIA November 22 -24

In this three-day class, you will learn how to use advanced FortiGate networking and security.

Topics include features commonly applied in complex or larger enterprise or MSSP networks, such as advanced routing, transparent mode, redundant infrastructure, advanced IPsec VPN, IPS, SSO, data leak prevention, and...

FortiGate I 5.4.1 Bangalore INDIA December 4 - 5

In this two-day classroom training, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals...

FortiGate I 5.4.1 Classroom New York, NY December 4-5, 2017

In this two-day class, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals will provide you with...

FortiGate II 5.4.1 Bangalore INDIA December 6 - 8

In this three-day classroom training, you will learn how to use advanced FortiGate networking and security. Topics include features commonly applied in complex or larger enterprise or MSSP networks, such as advanced routing, transparent mode, redundant infrastructure, advanced IPsec VPN, IPS, SSO, data leak prevention, and...

FortiGate II 5.4.1 Classroom New York, NY December 6-8, 2017

In this three-day class, you will learn how to use advanced FortiGate networking and security.

Topics include

FortiGate I 5.4.1 CLASSROOM Reading, UK - December 4-5

In this two-day class, you will learn how to use basic FortiGate features.

In interactive labs, you will explore firewall policies, basic VPNs, antivirus, web filtering, application control, user authentication, and more. These administrative fundamentals will provide you with...

FortiGate II 5.4.1 CLASSROOM Reading, UK - December 6-8

This instructor-led course prepares you for the NSE 4 Exam. The Administration, Content Inspection and SSL VPN course provides an introduction to the configuration and administration of FortiGate Unified Threat Management appliances.

NSE 5

Develop a detailed understanding of how to implement network security management and analytics. Pass the NSE 5 exam to earn your NSE 5 certificate.

FortiManager 5.4.2 Self-Paced

In this self-paced class, you will learn the fundamentals of using FortiManager for centralized network administration of many FortiGate devices.

 In interactive labs, you will explore deployment strategies which include single or multiple ADOMs, device...

FortiAnalyzer 5.4.2 Self-Paced

In this self-paced class, students will learn the fundamentals of using FortiAnalyzer 5.4.2 for centralized logging and reporting. Students will learn how to configure and deploy FortiAnalyzer, and identify threats and attack patterns through logging, analysis, and reporting. Finally, students will examine some...

FortiSIEM 4.7 Self-Paced

In this three-day course, you will learn how to use FortiSIEM, and how to integrate FortiSIEM into your network awareness infrastructure.

You will learn about initial configurations, architecture, and the discovery of devices on the network. You will also learn how to collect...

FortiSIEM Advanced Parser Training Self-paced

This is recorded training for FortiSIEM Advanced Parser (formerly AccelOps). This is provided as information only - there are no course materials available.

FortiAnalyzer 5.4.2 Singapore November 6

In this 1-day class, students will learn the fundamentals of using FortiAnalyzer 5.4.2 for centralized logging and reporting. Students will learn how to configure and deploy FortiAnalyzer, and identify threats and attack patterns through logging, analysis, and reporting. Finally, students will examine some helpful...

FortiManager 5.4.2 Singapore November 7 -8

In this two-day classroom, you will learn the fundamentals of using FortiManager for centralized network administration of many FortiGate devices.

In interactive labs, you will explore deployment strategies which include single or multiple ADOMs,...

FortiManager 5.4.2 Manila PHILIPPINES December 5- 6

In this two-day classroom, you will learn the fundamentals of using FortiManager for centralized network administration of many FortiGate devices.

In interactive labs, you will explore deployment strategies which include single or multiple ADOMs,...

FortiAnalyzer 5.4.2 Manila PHILIPPINES December 4

In this 1-day classroom training, students will learn the fundamentals of using FortiAnalyzer 5.4.2 for centralized logging and reporting. Students will learn how to configure and deploy FortiAnalyzer, and identify threats and attack patterns through logging, analysis, and reporting. Finally, students will examine some...

FortiSIEM 4.7 Online class- US Mountain time-February 19-21, 2018

In this three-day course, you will learn how to use FortiSIEM, and how to integrate FortiSIEM into your network awareness infrastructure.

You will learn about initial configurations, architecture, and the discovery of devices on the network. You will also learn how to collect...

FortiManager 5.4.2 Online US Eastern February 28-March 1, 2018

In this two-day class, you will learn the fundamentals of using FortiManager for centralized network administration of many FortiGate devices.

In interactive labs, you will explore deployment strategies which include single or multiple ADOMs,...

FortiAnalyzer 5.4.2 Online US Eastern March 2, 2018

In this 1-day class, students will learn the fundamentals of using FortiAnalyzer 5.4.2 for centralized logging and reporting. Students will learn how to configure and deploy FortiAnalyzer, and identify threats and attack patterns through logging, analysis, and reporting. Finally, students will examine some helpful...

NSE 6

Develop an understanding of advanced security technologies beyond the firewall. Acquire 4 Specialist certificates to earn your NSE 6 certificate

FortiADC 4.4 Self-Paced

In this self-paced class, you will learn how to configure and administer the most commonly used features of FortiADC. You will explore Layer 4 and Layer 7 server load balancing, link load balancing, global load balancing, high availability, firewall policies, advanced routing, and more.These administrative fundamentals will...

FortiAuthenticator 4.0 Self-Paced

In this self-paced class, you will learn how to use FortiAuthenticator for secure authentication.You will explore how to authenticate users, with FortiAuthenticator acting as a RADIUS, LDAP, or 802.1X EAP server, a certificate authority (CA), and logon event collector that uses — and extends — the Fortinet Single Sign-On...

FortiConnect Fundamentals Self-Paced

This self-paced training will give you the knowledge and skills to effectively design, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot the FortiConnect appliance.

FortiMail 5.3.8 Self-paced

In this self-paced class, you will learn how to use FortiMail to protect your network from existing email-borne threats, as well as use FortiSandbox to detect and block emerging threats.

You will explore FortiMail's role as a specialized device, and how its features extend beyond FortiGate email filtering to provide both...

FortiSandbox 2.0.3 Self-Paced

In this self-paced class, you will learn the basics of FortiSandbox — how malware works, how virus writers try to avoid detection, and how you can regain the advantage in the battle to secure your network from zero-day threats.

You will explore how to deploy FortiSandbox in integration with other Fortinet devices, and how...

FortiWeb 5.6 Self-paced

In this self-paced class, you will learn how to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Fortinet's web application firewall: FortiWeb.

FortiWLM: Network Administration. Self-Paced

This FortiWLM: Network Administration self-paced class is targeted to administrators of a multi-controller wireless environment.

These lessons provide detailed instructions on how to administer (monitor, maintain, optimize, and troubleshoot) a wireless network using the FortiWLM Network Manager software.

FortiWLC 7.x: Administration. Self-Paced

This self-paced class is targeted to administrators of a single-controller wireless environment.

These lessons provide an introduction wireless network management as well as detailed instruction on how to administer (monitor, maintain, optimize, and troubleshoot) a wireless network using Fortinet's System Director operating...

FortiWLC 7.x: Implementation. Self-Paced

This class is targeted to individuals that will install, integrate, and configure the FortiWLC. These lessons provide instruction on how to interpret and implement a wireless design specification.

FortiWLC 7.x: Solution Design Self-Paced

The FortiWLC Solution Design class is targeted to Resellers that will be designing Wireless Networks.

These lessons provide instruction on FortiWLC architecture, wireless network design considerations, and the solution design process.

By the end of the lessons participants will be able to collect, analyze, and map...

FortiWeb 5.6 Online US Eastern time zone November 6-8, 2017

In this three-day class, you will learn how to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Fortinet's web application firewall: FortiWeb.

Instructors will explain key concepts of web application security, and lead lab exercises in which you will explore protection and performance features. In the lab, you will experience traffic and...

FortiWeb 5.6 Kuala Lumpur MALAYSIA November 27 -29, 2017

In this three-day classroom, you will learn how to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Fortinet's web application firewall: FortiWeb.

Instructors will explain key concepts of web application security, and lead lab exercises in which you will explore protection and performance features. In the lab, you will experience traffic...

FortiWeb 5.6 SINGAPORE December 11-13, 2017

In this three-day classroom, you will learn how to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Fortinet's web application firewall: FortiWeb.

Instructors will explain key concepts of web application security, and lead lab exercises in which you will explore protection and performance features. In the lab, you will experience traffic...

FortiWeb 5.6 Online December 4-6, 2017 9am-5pm Pacific Time zone

In this three-day class, you will learn how to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Fortinet's web application firewall: FortiWeb.

Instructors will explain key concepts of web application security, and lead lab exercises in which you will explore protection and performance features. In the lab, you will experience traffic and...

FortiMail 5.3.8 Online December 6-8, 2017 9am-5pm US Central time zone

In this three-day class, you will learn how to use FortiMail to protect your network from existing email-borne threats, as well as use FortiSandbox to detect and block emerging threats.

In interactive labs, you will explore FortiMail's role as a specialized device, and how its features extend beyond FortiGate email filtering...

FortiAuthenticator 4.0 Online US Eastern February 26-27, 2018

In this 1-day class, you will learn how to use FortiAuthenticator for secure authentication. In interactive labs, you will explore how to authenticate users, with FortiAuthenticator acting as a RADIUS, LDAP, or 802.1X EAP server, a certificate authority (CA), and logon event collector that uses — and extends — the Fortinet...

NSE 7

Demonstrate ability to deploy, administer and troubleshoot security solutions based on Fortinet products. Pass any of the NSE 7 exams to earn your certificate.


Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Self-Paced

This interactive presentation, together with the corresponding Facilitated Lab, will give you part of the knowledge and hand-on skills required to pass the NSE 7 Enteprise Firewall certification exam.

NSE 7 Enterprise Firewall 5.4 Practice Exam

The course offers a practice exam for candidates planning to take the NSE 7 Enterprise Firewall 5.4 exam.


Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Online US Mountain time zone - October 16-18

This course prepares you for the NSE 7 certification exam.In this 3-day instructor-led class, you will learn common configuration mistakes and troubleshoot UTM and Next Generation Firewall deployments.

Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Kuala Lumpur MALAYSIA October 23-25

In this three-day class, students will learn how to implement, troubleshoot, and centrally manage an enterprise security infrastructure composed of multiple FortiGate devices.

Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Manila PHILIPPINES November 8- 10

In this three-day class, students will learn how to implement, troubleshoot, and centrally manage an enterprise security infrastructure composed of multiple FortiGate devices.

Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Online US Central time zone - November 13-15

This course prepares you for the NSE 7 certification exam.In this 3-day instructor-led class, you will learn common configuration mistakes and troubleshoot UTM and Next Generation Firewall deployments.

Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Online US Pacific time zone - November 27-29

This course prepares you for the NSE 7 certification exam.In this 3-day instructor-led class, you will learn common configuration mistakes and troubleshoot UTM and Next Generation Firewall deployments.

Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Online US Eastern time zone - December 11-13

This course prepares you for the NSE 7 certification exam.In this 3-day instructor-led class, you will learn common configuration mistakes and troubleshoot UTM and Next Generation Firewall deployments.

Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Melbourne AUSTRALIA December 12 - 14

In this three-day classroom training, students will learn how to implement, troubleshoot, and centrally manage an enterprise security infrastructure composed of multiple FortiGate devices.

Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1Online US Mountain January 29-31, 2018

In this three-day class, students will learn how to implement, troubleshoot, and centrally manage an enterprise security infrastructure composed of multiple FortiGate devices.

Enterprise Firewall 5.4.1 Online US Central March 27-29, 2018

In this three-day class, students will learn how to implement, troubleshoot, and centrally manage an enterprise security infrastructure composed of multiple FortiGate devices.

NSE 8

Demonstrate ability to design, configure, install, and troubleshoot a comprehensive network security solution in a live environment. Pass the NSE 8 written exam and a NSE 8 practical exam to become a Fortinet Certified Network Security Expert.

NSE 8 Practice Exam

This course contains a practice exam to help you prepare for Fortinet's NSE 8 Written Exam, part of the NSE certification program. The NSE 8 proctored written exam is available at Pearson Vue testing sites world-wide: http://pearsonvue.com/fortinet/