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Palo Alto Networks Network Security Fundamentals
Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks Network Security Fundamentals

This course is part of Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Professional Certificate

Taught in English

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James Dalton

Instructor: James Dalton

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(132 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

This course provides the student with an understanding of the fundamental tenants of network security and covers the general concepts involved in maintaining a secure network computing environment. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to examine, describe general network security fundamentals and implement basic network security configuration techniques.

What's included

1 video3 readings

The Connected Globe learning module examines network infrastructures, including device identity management and device configurations employed across a wide range of networks - from local area wireless to the Internet.

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5 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

The Physical, Logical and Virtual Addressing module evaluates the IP addressing and protocol standards used with local area networks and also to interconnect through the Internet.

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz

The Packet Encapsulation and Lifecycle module examines the data packet lifecycle. It focuses on different packet constructions and how transport layer protocols encapsulate data into frames for transmission across different network infrastructures. Wireshark is used to analyze packet captures.

What's included

9 videos1 reading1 quiz

The Network and Endpoint Security Technologies module evaluates Network and Endpoint security technologies including encryption, certificate management and hashing.

What's included

6 videos4 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

The Networking and Security Principles module explains the core security features included in a Next-Generation Firewall - NGFW. It explains the utilization of network baselines as a way of analyzing network performance.

What's included

2 videos7 readings2 quizzes

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4.4 (25 ratings)
James Dalton
Palo Alto Networks
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