Fortinet NSE 4 Certification

Fortinet NSE 4 Certification

NSE 4 Network Security Professional

The FortiGate NSE 4 training will provide you with the details of all the essential Forti Gate features. You will learn about firewall policies, user authentication, IPsec VPN, SSL VPN, and how to protect the network using advanced features such as IPS, Antivirus, Web filtering, Application control, etc.

The Fortinet NSE 4—FortiOS 7.0 exam is intended for network and security professionals, who are responsible for the configuration and administration of firewall solutions in an enterprise network security infrastructure.

What you will learn on completion of the training:

  • Introduction to Forti Gate
  • Firewall Policies
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Certificate Operations
  • Web Filtering
  • Application Control
  • Antivirus
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Denial of Service
  • IPsec VPN
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

All Courses Idea

FortiGate deployment

  • Perform initial configuration
  • Implement the Fortinet Security Fabric
  • Configure log settings and diagnose problems using the logs
  • Describe and configure VDOMs to split a FortiGate into multiple virtual devices
  • Identify and configure different operation modes for an FGCP HA cluster
  • Diagnose resource and connectivity problems

Firewall and authentication

  • Identify and configure how firewall policy NAT and central NAT works
  • Identify and configure different methods of firewall authentication
  • Explain FSSO deployment and configuration

Content inspection

  • Describe and inspect encrypted traffic using certificates
  • Identify FortiGate inspection modes and configure web and DNS filtering
  • Configure application control to monitor and control network applications
  • Explain and configure antivirus scanning modes to neutralize malware threats
  • Configure IPS, DoS, and WAF to protect the network from hacking and DDoS attacks

Routing and Layer 2 switching

  • Configure and route packets using static and policy-based routes
  • Configure SD-WAN to load balance traffic between multiple WAN links effectively
  • Configure FortiGate interfaces or VDOMs to operate as Layer 2 devices


  • Configure and implement different SSL-VPN modes to provide secure access to the private network
  • Implement a meshed or partially redundant IPsec VPN
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP & OSI
  • Fundamental concepts of firewall