Palo Alto : Optimizing Threat Prevention (EDU-214)
 /  Palo Alto : Optimizing Threat Prevention (EDU-214)

The Palo Alto Networks Firewall 10.1: Improving Security Posture and Hardening PAN-OS (EDU-214) course is three days of instructor-led training that will help you:

  • Determine the efficacy of your current security policies
  • Develop workflows for managing your security posture
  • Identify rule usage across security policy sets
  • Modify your existing policy set to implement security best practices
  • Use the interactive web interface and firewall reports to monitor network traffic
  • Use tools such as the BPA tool to further understand your environment

Course Objectives

Successful completion of this three-day, instructor-led course will help the student manage and maintain a Palo Alto Networks firewall-protected environment. The student will learn how to improve non-greenfield environments and will be better equipped to ensure that configurations match security best practice. The student will also be able to develop an operational strategy for maintaining a high level of compliance.



Course level: Intermediate

Course duration: 3 days

Course format: Combines lecture and hands-on labs

Platform support: Palo Alto Networks next-generation enterprise firewalls running the PAN-OS® operating system version 10.1


Course Modules

  1. Introduction
  2. Security Profile Revision
  3. Daily Operations and Maintenance
  4. Establish Initial Baseline Visibility
  5. Analyse and Update Security Rules that Pass Traffic
  6. Inbound Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis
  7. Outbound Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis
  8. Internal Security Rules Best Practices and Analysis
  9. Administratively Hardening PAN-OS
  10. Reducing Policy Set and Simplification

Module 1: The Cyber-Attack Lifecycle

Module 6: Creating Custom Threat Signatures

Module 2: Blocking Packet- and Protocol-Based Attacks

Module 7: Blocking Threats in Encrypted Traffic

Module 3: Blocking Threats from Known-Bad Sources

Module 8: Blocking Threats in Allowed Traffic

Module 4: Blocking Threats Using App-ID

Module 9: Blocking Threats from Stolen Credentials

Module 5: Blocking Threats Using Custom Applications

Module 10: Viewing Threat and Traffic Information

Security Engineers, Security Administrators, Security Operations Specialists, Security Analysts, and Support Staff


Students must have completed the “Firewall Essentials: Configuration and Management” course. Students also should be familiar with basic security concepts. Experience with other security technologies (IPS, proxy, and content filtering) is an advantage.



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25 – 27


25 – 27

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    Duration: 3 Days

    Course Fee 

    Course Fee w/o GST USD 2,400.00
    Course Fee w. GST USD 2,568.00
    SME (Company Sponsored) Singaporean and Permanent Resident
    Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above
    Singapore Citizen and Permanent Resident aged 21 years old and above

    Exam Fee

    • Exam Voucher is optional and can be purchase separately
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