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I got my Check Point CCSA cert on R77

I´ve been working for a long time with Check Point but i did not take any exam, but this was in my objectives for a long time…. So i decided about 1 month ago to start studying for this and was not hard to be honest. The funny thing on Check Point is every Major release it changes the exam Title but that doesn´t mean you don´t know how to work with.

Material

I used the CBT Nuggets GAIA R76 for this and was enough to pass even not be for R77 (minor changes),  i would play more with authentication stuff when i will have time.  This was the first time i used CBT and worth every euro i spent.

Check Point also provide a study guide for this exam, which you can find here.

Videos Overview

1. Welcome! (7 min)
2. Check Point Fundamentals (16 min)
3. Installing GAiA (31 min)
4. Linking the Manager & Firewall (26 min)
5. Pushing Policy (34 min)
6. NAT (34 min)
7. Policy Packages & Database Versions (32 min)
8. SmartView Tracker (28 min)
9. SmartView Monitor (20 min)
10. LDAP (22 min)
11. Identity Awareness (35 min)
12. App Control and URL Filtering (31 min)
13. HTTPS Inspection (26 min)
14. CLI (27 min)
15. IPsec VPNs (Site to Site) (36 min)
16. Backup and Recovery (16 min)
17. Smart Update (14 min)
18. Additional Check Point Features (27 min)
19. CCSA Exam Success (16 min)

Exam

Exam: 156-215.77
Duration
: 100 +30 extension
Questions: 70 to 100
Minimum to Pass:70%
Valid for: 2 Years

The questions are a random number and because i´m a lucky man i got 100 questions, it freezes me at the beginning but after do 75 of them and with spare time to review i thought i would have a good chance to pass.

I leave here my notes guys to help you out.

And yes, i PASSED! Check Point needs 6 to 8 weeks to issue your certificate and Kit, so keep calm and you will get soon your certification in UserCenter.CCSAReferences:

Security Administration (Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) R77)

CBT Check Point Security

Check Point Training FAQ

 

Review 2013 e o que se segue em 2014?

Bem, este Ano foi bastante agitado de mudanças profissionais/pessoais. Em termos profissionais surgiu uma oportunidade de ir trabalhar na Reading (UK) num Operador Mobile e nem pensei muito para aceitar, minto, pensei muito mesmo muito antes de tomar a decisão de sair do meu porto de abrigo, onde estão atracados família e amigos. Este mudança implicou uma grande reviravolta na minha vida e ainda continua. A minha vontade de querer experimentar alem fronteiras tinha e terá 2 objetivos muito claros:

1) Melhorar o Inglês, confesso que línguas nunca foi o meu forte, já dizia o meu querido Pai! e línguas só mesmo as de gato, essas sim são as minhas favoritas :)

2) Adquirir experiências novas, conhecer novas realidades, pessoas e culturas

Resumindo fez 6 meses em Dezembro que cá estou em Reading, cidade meramente habitável! Voltar? Sem duvida um dia….

Devido a estas mudanças não consegui realizar profissionalmente o que tinha estipulado, ficando as certificações JNCIA/CCSA para 2014. O CCIE lab está agendado para Brussels no próximo dia 29 Janeiro, pelo esforço desmesurado e horas a fio digitando comandos em massa vezes e vezes sem conta, alguns deles errados é certo. Estou motivado e convicto para trazer o meu numero mágico CCIExxxxx.

 

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  • Cisco Stealthwatch
  • Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints
  • Dell Networking OS9 Configuration and Operations  [3 day instructor]
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  • Firewall Configuration Essentials 101 PAN-OS v.6.0 RevC
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  • Allot NetXplorer, ServiceProtector,Service Gateway
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  • ITIL Foundations
  • VTSP 2015
  •  Cybersecurity Management by Charles Sturt University
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  • Firewall Installation, Configuration, and Management: Essentials I for PAN-OS 7.0
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  • Cisco Business Architecture Analyst

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  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Professional (JNCIP-SP) Loaded 04/08/2017
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  • VMware Technical Solutions Professional (VTSP) Loaded 14/07/2015
  • Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE) Loaded 01/07/2015
  • Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) Loaded 08/05/2015
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert R&S Lab Loaded 31/04/2015 CCIE#47868
  • Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) Exam – PAN-OS 6.0 Loaded 02/01/2015
  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Specialist (JNCIS-SP) Loaded 29/12/2014
  • Dell Networking OS9 Loaded 17/12/2014
  • F5 101v2 Application Delivery Fundamentals (Beta) Loaded 21/11/2014
  • Juniper Networks Certified Professional Enterprise Routing and Switching (JNCIP-ENT) Loaded 07/11/2014
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  • Brocade Certified Ethernet Fabric Professional 2013 (BCEFP) Loaded 05/06/2014
  • Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate (JNCIA-Junos) Loaded 03/06/2014
  • VMware Certified Associate Data Center Virtualization (VCA-DCV) Loaded 14/10/2013
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert R&S Written Loaded 09/05/2013
  • Brocade Certified Network Engineer (BCNE) Loaded 6/12/2012
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Loaded 31/10/2012
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Loaded 19/1/2010
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