Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.


Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Its solutions protect customers from cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a multilevel security architecture that defends enterprises’ cloud, network and mobile device held information, plus a comprehensive and intuitive one point of control security management system.

 

The Check Point badges gives students the following learning experiences:

  • Network Security - Learn how to configure, manage, and monitor a Check Point security environment. Learn how to use and practice using the Maestro Hyperscale Network Security solution.
  • Cloud Security - Explore the CloudGuard solution, which provides cloud network security, posture management and cloud threat hunting, and cloud application security, for the public cloud.
  • Endpoint & Mobile Security - Build understanding and expertise with the SandBlast agent and SandBlast Mobile solutions, technologies, and technical needs.

Network Security Badge

Upon completion of the Network Security learning path, students will be able to:

  • Deploy Check Point Security Management
  • Deploy Check Point Security Gateways
  • Create a Security Policy
  • Analyze Logs and Monitoring.
  • Design and architect the Maestro Hyperscale Network Security solution.
  • Use the best practice methods to deploy, configure and utilize the Maestro solution.

To earn this badge, students must:

  1. Complete the Network Security learning path.
    • Jump Start - Network Security module
    • Jump Start - Maestro Hyperscale Network Security module
  2. Earn 70% or better on each exam.

Approximate time to earn Network Security Badge: 9 hours


Cloud Security Badge

Check Point Cloud Security solution is a group of products that delivers advanced threat prevention, monitoring and visibility into public, private, hybrid and multi cloud workloads. This learning path will focus on CloudGuard products for the public cloud including Cloud Network security, Posture Management and Cloud Threat hunting, and Cloud application security.

Upon completion of the Cloud Security learning path, students will be able to:

  • Describe the different types of cloud platforms
  • Recognize security risks and challenges when moving to the public cloud, and using SaaS applications
  • Understand how to start working with cloud environments and CloudGuard products for the public cloud.

To earn this badge, students must:

  1. Complete Cloud Security learning path.
    • CloudGuard Public Cloud Administrator module
    • CloudGuard Dome9 Administrator module
    • CloudGuard SaaS Administrator module
  2. Earn 70% or better on each exam.

Approximate time to earn Cloud Security Badge: 15 hours


Endpoint & Mobile Security Badge

The continuous evolution of the cyber landscape presents organizations with endpoint security challenges. The Check Point Endpoint Security and Mobile solutions, SandBlast Agent and SandBlast Mobile, help organizations overcome these security challenges. Through this learning path, students gain an understanding of these solutions and the technical needs to implement them in their organization.

Upon completion of this badge, students will be able to:

  • Work with the SandBlast Agent solution technologies to design and architect the solution.
  • Use the best practice methods to deploy, configure and utilize the SandBlast Agent solution.
  • Understand the Mobile Threat landscape
  • Navigate the SandBlast Mobile solution and identify the benefits of it’s technologies
  • Build architecture & main flows for the SandBlast Mobile solution
  • Complete Master Data Management (MDM) integrations

To earn this badge, students must:

  1. Complete the Endpoint Security learning path.
    • SandBlast Agent Administrator module
    • SandBlast Mobile Administrator module
  2. Earn 70% or better on each exam.

Approximate time to earn Endpoint & Mobile Security Badge: 15 hours


Register for the Check Point Badges

Setup Your Check Point Account

Students should register using their @nyu.edu email address. Registration is only necessary one-time to access the learning path for each badge.