The CCSA (Check Point Certified Security Administrator) certification is one of the most highly respected security certifications available today. This certification credential confirms that, as a Security Administrator, you have the competency and skill to maintain the daily operational needs of Check Point security solutions and to ensure the security of network information access. Specific skills will include designing and installing security policies, Network Address Translation, and using logging and reporting applications.
In order to earn the CCSA (Check Point Certified Security Administrator) certification certification, you must pass the 156-215.1 exam. The 156-215.1 exam will test your understanding of how to use monitoring tools related to all connections logged by Check Point components, how to back up critical files and directories for Security Gateways and SmartCenter Servers, and how to use advanced NGX features. You will also be asked to show your knowledge related to creating rules, modifying Security Policy properties and protecting organizations from network attacks using Smart Defense.
Other related topics are likely to appear on this exam, so please prepare accordingly. Before enrolling in this certification path, you should have basic knowledge of TCP/IP and routing. To help you prepare for this exam, the Check Point Security Administrator NGX I Rev 1.1 course is available.