Palo Alto Firewalls Training Course

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21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)


  • Experience with information security


  • System administrator


Palo Alto Networks offers a platform that includes advanced firewalls and cloud extension. Palo Alto firewalls prevents malware intrusion with an automated approach that delivers consistent security.

This instructor-led, live training (online or onsite) is aimed at developers who wish to prevent malware intrusion with Palo Alto Networks.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Set up the necessary development environment to start developing firewalls.
  • Deploy a Palo Alto firewall in a cloud server.
  • Manage packet flow through Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Interpret QoS classifications and types.

Format of the Course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Course Outline


Palo Alto Networks and Cybersecurity

  • Specifications and platforms used in Palo Alto Networks
  • Palo Alto Networks ecosystem integration

Palo Alto Firewalls

  • Deployment options
  • Spanning trees
  • Firewall behaviors

Overview of Malware

  • Propagating 
  • Non-propagating

Preparing the Virtual Laboratory

  • Configuring an AWS account
  • Configuring a Palo Alto instance in AWS
  • Adding a Windows domain controller to route traffic through Palo Alto

Palo Alto Networks Development Enviroment

  • Implementing basic settings
  • Adding commit changes
  • Managing interface
  • Enabling updates

Security Configuration and Threat Prevention

  • Managing packet flow and traffic
  • Configuring the firewall
  • Setting up dynamic block lists
  • Implementing Palo Alto AntiVirus protection
  • Optimizing data filtering
  • Configuring denial of service protection

Networks and Availibilty

  • Enabling the Palo Alto firewall as a host server
  • Configuring virtual routers
  • Configuring ports
  • Configuring different IPs

Summary and Conclusion

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