WatchGuard Training by TNS

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Trusted Network Solutions is a Certified WatchGuard Training Partner located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Our training facility provides a comfortable environment for learning and our training lab is powered by a virtual WatchGuard environment.  Our goal is to get you trained on the latest WatchGuard Fireware version in preparation for taking the WatchGuard Certified Professional (WCP) exam.  By the end of the course you will have the knowledge and skills needed to manage your WatchGuard firewalls efficiently.


This course covers a core set of skills and knowledge required to set up and manage a Firebox.  The content and exercises in this course are designed to help you learn how to:

  • Set up a new Firebox with default security settings
  • Configure network, policy, and security service settings to protect your network
  • Configure logging and reporting
  • Use management tools to monitor network activity
  • Configure site-to-site and mobile user VPNs

Cost:  $2100
Duration:  4 Days
Pre-Requisites:  Fireware Essentials is intended for moderately experienced network administrators. A basic understanding of TCP/IP
networking is required. No previous experience with network security, WatchGuard System Manager, or WatchGuard
hardware devices is required.

Course Content:

  • Administration
  • Network Settings
  • Set Up Logging & Servers (Dimension)
  • Monitor Your Firewall
  • NAT
  • Threat Protection
  • Policies
  • Proxy Policies
  • Email Proxies and Blocking Spam
  • Web Traffic
  • Signature Services & APT Blocker
  • Authentication
  • Logging & Reporting
  • Branch Office VPN
  • Mobile VPN
  • Fireware Web UI

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We will provide pastries and juice each morning and lunch each day of the course.

The WatchGuard Certified Professional (WCP) exam is based on this material.  WCP Exams must now be taken at Kryterion: