FortiWeb

Course Duration: 2 days
Course Price: Price by Request

In this 2-day class, you will learn to deploy, configure, and troubleshoot Fortinet's web application firewall: FortiWeb.

Instructors explain key concepts of web application security, and lead lab exercises where you will explore protection and performance features. Through traffic and attack simulations with real web applications in the lab, you will learn how to distribute load from virtual servers to real servers while enforcing logical parameters, inspecting flow, and securing HTTP session cookies.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand application-layer threats
  • Fight defacement & DoS
  • Prevent zero-day attacks without disrupting live traffic
  • Give apps ex post facto compliance with OWASP Top 10 for 2013 & PCI DSS 3.0
  • Discover vulnerabilities in your servers & hosted web apps for tailored, efficient protection
  • Configure FortiGate together with FortiWeb for stronger HTTP and XML application security
  • Prevent accidental scan circumvention, yet allow FTP, and SSH
  • Configure blocking & reporting for an external FortiADC/FortiGate & FortiAnalyze
  • Choose the right operating mode
  • Balance load among a server pool
  • Enforce SSL/TLS, authentication, & sophisticated access control for “naked” apps
  • Train FortiWeb to defend your specific apps.
  • Blacklist suspected hackers, DDoS participants, and content scrapers
  • Troubleshoot traffic flow, including for FTP/SSH.
  • Diagnose false positives & customize signatures
  • Optimize performance

Certification

This prepares you for the FortiWeb Specialist Exam. This course is part of preparation for the NSE 6 certification exam.

Training material: English
Language spoken: Dutch (English and other languages upon request)

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of OSI layers & HTTP protocol
  • Basic experience with HTML, JavaScript, and a server-side dynamic page language such as PHP
  • Basic experience with FortiGate port forwarding