Check Point Certified Admin (CCSA) R80.10


Provide an understanding of basic concepts and skills necessary to configure Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades.


  • Technical professionals, who support, install, deploy or administer Check Point Software Blades.


  • General knowledge of TCIP/IP
  • Working knowledge of Windows and/or UNIX, network technology and the Internet


  • Introduction to Check Point Technology
  • Security Policy Management
  • Policy Layers
  • Check Point Security Solutions and Licensing
  • Traffic Visibility
  • Basic Concepts of VPN
  • Managing User Access
  • Working with ClusterXL
  • Administrator Task Implementation

Course objectives

  • Interpret the concept of a Firewall and understand the mechanisms used for controlling network traffic
  • Describe the key elements of Check Point’s unified Security Management Architecture
  • Recognize SmartConsole features, functions and tools
  • Understand the Check Point deployment options
  • Describe the basic functions of Gaia
  • Describe the essential elements of a Security Policy
  • Understand how traffic inspection takes places in a unified Security Policy
  • Summarize how administration roles and permissions assist in managing policy
  • Recall how to implement backup techniques
  • Understand the Check Point policy layer concept
  • Recognize Check Point security solutions and products and how they work to protect your network
  • Understand licensing and contract requirements for Check Point security products
  • Identify tools designed to monitor data, determined threats and recognize performance improvements
  • Identify tools designed to respond quickly and efficiently to changes in gateways, tunnels, remote users, traffic flow patterns, and other activities.
  • Understand Site-to-Site and Remote Access VPN deployments and communities
  • Understand how to analyze and interpret VPN traffic
  • Recognize how to define users and user groups
  • Understand how to manage user access for internal and external users
  • Understand the basic concepts of ClusterXL technology and its advantages
  • Understand how to perform periodic administrator tasks as specified in administrator job descriptions