Security Academy Program

The Security Academy Program provides academic institutions (Secondary Schools, Colleges & Universities, and Non-profits/NGO’s focused on career readiness), with the resources required to facilitate Fortinet's industry-recognized certification curriculum. Fortinet enables institutions to offer their students the opportunity to become part of an elite group of cybersecurity professionals.

Academy Curriculum

The Fortinet NSE certification curriculum prepares your students for a career in cybersecurity.

Hands-on Practice

Students earn Fortinet certification through lectures and hands-on practical application. Academies have access to the VM licenses necessary for students to perform lab exercises.

Industry Recognition

Fortinet provides student with Pearson Vue exam vouchers that they can redeem to achieve an industry-recognized network security certification.

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Develop Cybersecurity Skills

Fortinet offers free self-paced learning to help communities of individuals looking to upskill, reskill, or simply educate themselves in cybersecurity. The free courses are available to anyone who is interested in educating themselves about potential cybersecurity threats and how to manage them.

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Military Service Programs

Through the Fortinet Veterans Program, Authorized Security Academies, with a focus on supporting military service members, veterans, and their spouses are able provide their students/members with mentorship and career advisement, in addition to direct access to self-paced certification learning.

Fortinet strives to be an industry leader in talent creation. Learn more about our military/veteran program opportunities.

Fortinet Veterans Program

The Fortinet Veterans Program provides veteran non-profits organizations with the resources, career mentorship, and technical training needed to transition in to a career in network security.

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Academy Locations

Check your region for an FNSA near you. Note: Hover over the red pin on the map below to view academies list.

Instructor Community

Fortinet’s Fuse Communities are a great place to ask or answer questions, share ideas & feedback and connect with peers. The Fortinet Network Security Academy Community Group is dedicated to instructors looking to share best practices and commune among their peers.

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Apply to become an Academy

Note: This form is for primary and secondary educational institutions, or non-profit organizations focused on career readiness.

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Contact Us

If you have further questions about the Security Academy Program please contact your regional training team:

The Americas
Asia, Pacific, India
Europe, Middle East, Africa