NSE 6: FortiWeb

Course Description

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

Instruction will explain key concepts of web application security, and lead a lab exercise in which you will explore protection and performance features. In the lab, you will experience traffic and attack stimulations that use real web applications. You will work with those stimulations to learn how to distribute the load from virtual servers to real servers, while enforcing logical parameters, inspecting flow, and securing HTTP session cookies.

Target Audience

Networking and security professionals involved in the administration and support of FortiWeb.

Course Outline

  • Understand application-layer threats
  • Fight defacement & DoS
  • Prevent zero-day attacks without disrupting live traffic
  • Make apps retroactively compliant with OWASP Top 10 for 2013 and PCI DSS 0
  • Discover vulnerabilities in your servers & hosted web apps for tailored, efficient protection
  • Configure FortiGate together with FortiWeb for stronger HTTP and XML application security
  • Prevent accidental scan circumvention, while allowing FTP and SSH
  • Configure blocking & reporting for an external FortiADC or FortiGate, and FortiAnalyze
  • Choose the right operating mode
  • Balance load among a pool of servers
  • Enforce SSL/TLS, authentication, & sophisticated access control for “naked” apps
  • Train FortiWeb to defend your specific
  • Blacklist suspected hackers, DDoS participants, and content scrapers
  • Troubleshoot traffic flow, including flow for FTP/SSH.
  • Diagnose false positives & customize signatures
  • Optimize performance

Pre-requisites

  • Knowledge of OSI layers and the HTTP protocol
  • Basic experience with HTML, JavaScript, and a server-side dynamic page language such as PHP
  • Basic experience using FortiGate port forwarding

Certification

  • This course prepares you for the FortiWeb 5.6.0 Specialist
  • This is one of the courses which prepares you to take the NSE 6 certification

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