Duration : 3 Days (19 Hours)

FortiMail Course Overview:

In this course, you will delve into the email security challenges confronted by administrators and gain insights into the deployment, management, and troubleshooting of FortiMail to safeguard your network against email-related threats. You will also explore the specialized capabilities of FortiMail and how its features offer both high-performance and comprehensive security for safeguarding critical business communications.

Intended Audience:

  • Security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiMail in small to enterprise deployments should attend this course.

Learning Objectives of FortiMail:

Upon completing this course, you will have the following capabilities:

  • Effectively position FortiMail within an existing or new email infrastructure, utilizing various flexible deployment modes.
  • Understand the system architecture of FortiMail, including how email flows through its modules, its intelligent routing and policy application for email, and its role in protecting the reputation of your Message Transfer Agent (MTA).
  • Utilize your existing LDAP server for user management and authentication.
  • Secure email transmissions using industry-leading technologies such as SMTPS, SMTP over TLS, and identity-based encryption (IBE).
  • Implement client connection throttling to prevent MTA abuse.
  • Employ advanced spam-blocking techniques, including deep header inspection, spam outbreak detection, heuristics, and the FortiGuard Antispam service.
  • Enhance email security by preventing spear phishing attacks and zero-day viruses.
  • Integrate FortiMail with FortiSandbox for advanced threat protection (ATP).
  • Implement measures to prevent accidental or intentional data leaks of confidential and regulated information.
  • Archive email for compliance purposes.
  • Set up High Availability (HA) configurations and redundant infrastructure to ensure maximum uptime for mission-critical email services.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot common issues related to email and FortiMail for effective problem resolution.
  • Email Concepts
  • Basic Setup
  • Access Control and Policies
  • Authentication
  • Session Management
  • Antivirus and Antispam
  • Content Inspection
  • Securing Communications
  • High Availability
  • Server Mode
  • Transparent Mode
  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting

FortiMail Course Prerequisites:

You must have an understanding of the topics covered in NSE 4 FortiGate Security and NSE 4 FortiGate Infrastructure, or have equivalent experience.

It is also recommended that you have an understanding of the following topics:

  • SMTP
  • PKI
  • LDAP

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  • Team building
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Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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