PAN-EDU-214 - Firewall: Optimizing Firewall Threat Prevention (EDU-214)

Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls are architected to safely enable applications and prevent modern
threats. Their approach identifies all network traffic based on applications, users, content and devices, and lets you
express your business policies in the form of easy-to-understand security rules.
Flexible deployment options and native integration with their next-generation security platform extend the policy
enforcement and cyberthreat prevention to everywhere your users and data are located: in your network, on your
endpoints and in the cloud.

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Detailed Class Syllabus


Participants must complete the Firewall 9.0 Essentials: Configuration and Management course, or have equivalent
experience. Students must have a basic familiarity with networking concepts including routing, switching, and IP


This class is comprised of the following modules focusing on equipping the student to configure, manage and monitor
the threat prevention features of Palo Alto Networks® next-generation firewalls.
Module 1: The Cyber-Attack Lifecycle
Module 2: Blocking Packet- and Protocol-Based Attacks
Module 3: Blocking Threats from Known-Bad Sources
Module 4: Blocking Threats Using App-IDTM
Module 5: Blocking Threats Using Custom Applications
Module 6: Creating Custom Threat Signatures
Module 7: Blocking Threats in Encrypted Traffic
Module 8: Blocking Threats in Allowed Traffic
Module 9: Blocking Threats from Stolen Credentials
Module 10: Viewing Threat and Traffic Information