This certification credential is designed for professionals who have previously earned the Check Point Certified Security Experts NG with Application Intelligence certification. The Accelerated CCSE NGX certification will enable the candidate to obtain specific knowledge and valuable experience that is needed for implementing the NGX platform. Candidates will learn skills involved with installation, Check Point QoS, Smart Directory, upgrading from NG to NGX platform, and dynamic VPN routing.
Candidates can learn these skills by enrolling in the two-day Check Point Accelerated CCSE NGX Rev 1.1 training course. Following this course, candidates can register for the 156-915.1 exam, which must be passed in order to earn this certification. Among the exam topics candidates will be responsible for include using NGX tools to install NGX on Windows Server 2003 and SecurePlatform, working with Security Policy rules and NGX objects and using NGX object-cloning and Database Revision Control features.
Candidates are also expected to understand how to use monitoring tools to track, monitor, and account for all connections that are logged by Check Point components and determine how to allocate bandwidth within a given variety of Check Point QoS configuration specifications. These exam topics are intended to serve a guide for preparation and do not represent the entire scope of objectives will be presented on this exam, therefore, candidates will be responsible for preparing for any additional topics.