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Intermediate Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

GATEWAY II: MODULE 1 - COURSE INFORMATION

1 hour to complete
5 readings
5 readings
Gateway II Course Information - Textbook and Work Roles10m
Cybersecurity Gateway II Syllabus10m
Gateway II Student Project Guidelines10m
IMPORTANT: NDG LAB SETUP AND ENROLLMENT10m
NDG LAB: Performing Labs with NDG10m
5 hours to complete

Gateway II: Module 2 - Cybersecurity Landscape and Threats

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 102 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
3 videos
Video: Cybersecurity Best Practices Part 143m
Video: Cybersecurity Best Practices Part 250m
1 reading
Reading: Cybersecurity Landscape and Threats10m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Self Check30m
Module 2 Quiz2m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Gateway II: Module 3 - Cloud, Virtualization and Storage Security

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 19 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
2 videos
Video: IaaS and SaaS11m
4 readings
Reading: Cloud, Virtualization and Storage Security10m
Cloud Computing Investigation10m
Intel IT Center - Virtualization and Cloud Computing33m
RAID details and a Free Online RAID Calculator10m
2 practice exercises
Module 3 Self Check30m
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Gateway II: Module 4 - Networking Concepts and Principles

6 hours to complete
9 readings
9 readings
Reading: Networking Concepts and Principles10m
Network+ Definitions and Terms - Comprehensive!10m
Network Documentation Tools and Diagrams10m
Network Baselines10m
Troubleshooting Using the OSI Model10m
Windows Users and Groups10m
Linux File System10m
Data and Network Appliance Backups10m
Gateway II Student Project Guidelines10m
2 practice exercises
Module 4 Self Check30m
Module 4 Quiz30m

About the Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Specialization

The Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Specialization prepares students for entry level careers in cybersecurity, with an emphasis on administering the Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewall. All courses also map learning objectives to the U.S. NIST/NICE framework and cybersecurity work roles. The Specialization project requires that students demonstrate fundamental networking and skills learned in configuring the Palo Alto Networks firewall including but not limited to the following: create and analyze packet captures using Wireshark; initially configure firewall interfaces and zones; creating a firewall zero-trust environment with zones, security policies, and NAT; and decrypting SSH traffic through decryption policies....
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