Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Check Point Advanced Intrusion Prevention Systems (AIPS)


LENGTH: 16 Hours (2 days)

PRICE: kr19 500,00


During this 2-day instructor-led course, you will learn advanced skills to configure and manage the Check Point IPS Software Blade. You will create, modify and monitor a client profile, monitor an attack, gather IPS statistics, customize a protection, and learn basic troubleshooting techniques.


• Understand how security policies affect network processes
• Learn how data is used to fine tune processes and reduce risk
• Incorporate 5 proven IT security best practices
• Discuss IPS deployment strategies
• Discuss the layers of the IPS engine
• Describe the unique capabilities of the Check Point IPS engine
• Create and apply profiles to groups of devices that need protection against certain attacks
• Discuss how IPS Mode determines detect or prevent default protections
• Describe how the severity of an attack is determined
• Learn how to schedule automatic updates for ongoing protection
• Use Geo Protection to control traffic by country
• Learn to discover abnormal events, attacks, viruses, or worms when raw data is analyzed
• Discuss the major components in IPS Event Analysis Architecture
• Describe what you can do with the IPS Event Analysis Client
• Describe why having signatures available that protect against known vulnerability attacks is essential
• Describe how a good IPS solution will have zero-day threat prevention to protect against attacks which exploit unknown or undisclosed vulnerabilities
• Be able to distinguish false positives
• Describe the benefits of SecureXL and CoreXL
• Describe the function of the Passive Streaming Library (PSL)
• Be able to configure how IPS is managed during a cluster failover
• Learn how to focus on high severity and high confidence level protections
• Properly configure hosts like DNS Servers, Web Servers and Mail Servers for IPS protections


Technical persons who support, install, deploy or administer Check Point security solutions should attend this course including:

• System Administrators
• System Engineers
• Support Analysts
• Network Engineers
• Anyone seeking to extend a Check Point certification

Persons attending this course should have general knowledge of TCP/IP, working knowledge of Windows and/or Unix, network technology, the Internet and 6 months experience working in a Check Point security gateway environment.


• Configure the IPS Software Blade
• Test the Security Policy and Demonstration Tool
• Test the IPS Functionality
• Change IPS Policy Enforcement
• Deploy Geo Protection in IPS
• Modify Anti-Spoofing settings
• Test IPS Geo Protection features
• Test the Default_Protection profile
• Define a new Profile
• Identify attacks with SmartEvent Viewer
• Download and install IPS protections
• Use the IPS follow-up protection review process
• Manually update the IPS Protections on the gateway to the most current available
• Download and install IPS Protections
• Follow up with IPS Protections Review
• Configure, enable and test IPS Troubleshooting mode
• Modify and test the Bypass Under Load Settings
• Configure Protection Engine settings
• Identify Top Events and Protections
• Modify Protections to defend against common attacks
• Debug the logging mechanism
• Configuring Protection Engine Settings
• Use debug to gather IPS statistics
• Use tcpdump to identify the source of an attack
• Modify protections to prevent attack source
• View Security Gateway messages

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