Network Security Expert Program

NSE 7 – Network Security Architect

Description

The NSE 7 Network Security Architect designation identifies a candidate’s advanced skills in deploying, administering, and troubleshooting Fortinet security solutions.

Program Requirements

The NSE 7 designation is earned by passing one or more of the NSE 7 exams.

  • Advanced Threat Protection 2.5
                    Corresponds to the Advanced Threat Protection course, which is based on FortiSandbox 2.5 
  • Enterprise Firewall – FortiOS 6.0 : coming soon!
  • Enterprise Firewall – FortiOS 5.4
                    Corresponds to the Enterprise Firewall course, which is based on FortiOS 5.4.1
  • Secure Access 6.0

                    Corresponds to the Secure Access course, which is based on FortiOS 6.0

These exams are available at Pearson VUE test centers.

Who Should Attempt NSE 7?

Networking and security professionals involved in the design, administration, and support of an enterprise security infrastructure using FortiGate devices.

Certification

  • NSE 7 certification is achieved upon passing one or more of the current exams:
    • NSE 7 – Advanced Threat Protection 2.5 exam
    • NSE 7 – Enterprise Firewall-FortiOS 5.4 exam
    • NSE 7 – Secure Access 6.0 exam
    • The NSE 7 certification is valid for 2 years 

Recertification

  • Candidates can renew their NSE 7 certification by taking one (or more) of the current NSE 7 exam at a Pearson VUE center
  • Candidates can renew their NSE 7 certification by fulfilling one (or more) of the current NSE 7 requirements, or by passing the NSE 8 exam.    

About the NSE 7 Advanced Threat Protection 2.5 exam

  • Language: English and Japanese
  • Available at: Pearson VUE Test Centers worldwide
  • Number of questions: 30
  • Time allowed to complete: 60 minutes total test time
  • Score: Pass or fail
  • Scoring Method: Your answers must be 100% correct for credit; no partial credit. There are no deductions for incorrect answers
  • Type of questions: Multiple Choice, Multiple Select
  • Time required between attempts: 15 days
  • Transcript and Certificate: Upon passing the exam, your Fortinet NSE Institute transcript will be updated within five business days and you will be able to download a printable certificate from the NSE Institute

About the NSE 7 Enterprise Firewall – FortiOS 5.4 exam

  • Language: English and Japanese
  • Available at: Pearson VUE Test Centers worldwide
  • Number of questions: 30
  • Time allowed to complete: 60 minutes total test time
  • Score: Pass or fail
  • Scoring Method: Your answers must be 100% correct for credit; no partial credit. There are no deductions for incorrect answers
  • Type of questions: Multiple choice and multiple select
  • Time required between attempts: 15 days
  • Transcript and Certificate: Upon passing the exam, your Fortinet NSE Institute transcript will be updated within five business days and you will be able to download a printable certificate from the NSE Institute

About the NSE 7 Secure Access – FortiOS 6.0 exam

  • Language: English and Japanese
  • Available at: Pearson VUE Test Centers worldwide
  • Number of questions: 30
  • Time allowed to complete: 60 minutes total test time
  • Score: Pass or fail
  • Scoring Method: Your answers must be 100% correct for credit; no partial credit. There are no deductions for incorrect answers
  • Type of questions: Multiple choice and multiple select
  • Time required between attempts: 15 days
  • Transcript and Certificate: Upon passing the exam, your Fortinet NSE Institute transcript will be updated within five business days and you will be able to download a printable certificate from the NSE Institute

How to Enroll in NSE 7 Certification Training

To enroll in the NSE 7 training, candidates must have an account on the NSE Institute. If the candidate is a partner, they must enter through the partner portal. Everyone else can enter through the NSE Institute website.

Partners: https://partnerportal.fortinet.com/
All others: https://training.fortinet.com/

Partners, customers, and employees must access the NSE Institute using the portals listed above to receive credit towards their standing with Fortinet. Candidates must use their company email address to register.

Once a candidate has logged in to the NSE Institute, they should use the following link to enroll in an Enterprise Firewall class through the NSE Institute: NSE 7

For additional help, candidates can contact their regional training administrator:
training@fortinet.com - Americas
apactraining@fortinet.com - Asia
emeatraining@fortinet.com - Europe, Middle East