CCSA – Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) R80.40 – Updated 2021

CCSA – Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) R80.40 – Updated 2021

156-215.80 – Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) R80.40 – Updated 2021


About this Course

    • Three-day course covers everything you need to start-up, configure and manage daily operations of Check Point Security Gateway and Management Software Blades systems on the GAiA operating system.

Course Goals/Skills

  • Know how to perform periodic administrator tasks
    • Describe the basic functions of the Gaia operating system
    • Recognize SmartConsole features, functions, and tools .
    • Describe the Check Point Firewall infrastructure
    • Understand how SmartConsole is used by administrators to grant permissions and user access
    • Learn how Check Point security solutions and products work and how they protect networks
    • Understand licensing and contract requirements for Check Point security products
    • Describe the essential elements of a Security Policy
    • Understand the Check Point policy layer concept
    • Understand how to enable the Application Control and URL Filtering software blades to block access to various applications
    • Describe how to configure manual and automatic NAT
    • Identify tools designed to monitor data, determine threats and recognize opportunities for performance improvements
    • Identify SmartEvent components used to store network activity logs and identify events
    • Know how Site-to-Site and Remote Access VPN deployments and communities work
    • Explain the basic concepts of ClusterXL technology and its advantages

Intended Audience

  • Technical professionals who need to deploy and manage Endpoint Security within their security environment.

Course Format

Classic – Classroom Training
Live Virtual (Online) with Instructor


Language: English or Bulgarian

Course Materials:Digital Format. Lifetime Access. Official Learning Material from Check Point.

Lab: Individual Environment for each Delegate.

All Session Recordings (24/7)


Certificate of Course Completion


Course Duration

  • 3 working days (09:00 – 17:00 / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm) UTC +2 (contact us for another Time Zone)


  • 24 learning hours after hours (2 weeks, classes are held 2 times a week in one of the following options):
  • Sat. and Sun. 10:00 – 14:00 or 14:00 – 18:00 or 18:00 – 22:00
  • Mon. and Wed. 19:00 – 23:00
  • Tue. or Thu. 19:00 – 23:00


pay with clc

You can enroll with your Check Point Learning Credits.

If you are Check Point Partner you can also get free training via the Co-op Program. Check your eligibility and request funds here or For any further questions or additional assistance, please E-Mail: [email protected]

We provide Invoices for Company Sponsored Trainings.

Invoices can be requested up to 7 days after the payment.

Course Schedules

If you dont see a date, contact us.

All classes are confirmed individually after enrollment.

Course Prerequisites

      • Basic knowledge of networking
      • 6 months to 1 year of experience with Check Point products recommended

This Training will Prepare you to take the following Certification Exams (exam price included)

  • Check Point Certified Securit yAdmin (CCSA) R80.x
  • You can Certify Online or at our Test Center.


Course Objectives:

• Identify key components and configurations
• Create and confirm administrator users for the domain
• Validate existing licenses for products installed on your network
• Create and modify Check Point Rule Base objects
• Demonstrate how to share a layer between Security Policies
• Analyze network traffic and use traffic visibility tools
• Monitor Management Server States using SmartConsole
• Demonstrate how to run specific SmartEvent reports
• Configure a SmartEvent server to monitor relevant patterns
• Configure and deploy a site-to-site VPN
• Configure and test ClusterXL with a High Availability configuration
• Understand how to use CPView to gather gateway information
• Perform periodic tasks as specified in administrator job descriptions
• Test VPN connection and analyze the tunnel traffic
• Demonstrate how to create custom reports
• Demonstrate how to configure event Alerts in SmartEvent
• Utilize various traffic visibility tools to maintain Check Point logs

Course Curriculum



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