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Cybersecurity Certification and Training
The Fortinet Training Institute provides certification and training in the growing field of cybersecurity. The program includes a wide range of self-paced, instructor-led, and virtual instructor-led training, as well as practical, experiential exercises that demonstrate mastery of complex network security concepts. Book one of our scheduled classes or sign up for custom learning for your organization.
*Last updated 7/2022
2022 Global Cybersecurity Skills Gap Report
The report reveals that 95% of decision-makers believe technology-focused certifications positively impact both their role and their team. Not surprisingly, 81% of leaders prefer to hire people with certifications, and 91% of organizations said they would be willing to pay employees to get training and certifications.
Get NSE Certified: Eight Levels of Cybersecurity Certification
|Understand the threat landscape and the evolution of cybersecurity.||Learn how to implement, operate, and support Fortinet devices.||Develop advanced skills in designing, implementing, supporting and integrating multiple Fortinet products.||Gain expertise in complete network security architecture drawing on experience from other security disciplines.|
NSE 1, 2 and 3: Everyone
View NSE 1, NSE 2, NSE 3
Network Security Administrators
Technical Support Engineers
View NSE 4, NSE 5, NSE 6
IT Security Architects
Network Security Administrators
Technical Support Engineers
View NSE 7
Network Security and Cybersecurity Professionals
View NSE 8
Training Delivery Options
Live sessions delivered either onsite (in-person), or online (over a virtual classroom application), includes standard NSE training content in scheduled public classes or privately on-premise.
- Private courses also include possibility of content customization depending on customer needs.
- Class length and size will vary depending upon the course.
- Instructor delivers the training content and provides access to interactive labs where students reinforce the knowledge gained with hands-on activities.
Self-Paced E-Learning Training
Access to the NSE pre-recorded lessons, online videos, and digital resources through the NSE Training Institute portal.
- All self-paced courses are open free of charge. Free self-paced course access includes the theoretical lectures of NSE training content.
- On-demand lab access with interactive hands-on activities is available to purchase to enrich the students learning experience and reinforce the knowledge gained with pre-recorded NSE self-paced lessons.
- If on-demand lab access is purchased, the self-paced course page will be enhanced with the lab link and lab guides, and it will be part of the requirements to complete the learning activities within the self-paced course.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for customized Instructor-Led Training delivered on private premises, and/or for further information about how to purchase Fortinet Instructor-led Training, and on-demand hands-on lab access within the self-paced courses.
Awards & Recognitions
|2022 Silver Award Winner for Best Security Training and Educational Program||2022 and 2021 Gold Award Winner for Best Cybersecurity Training||2021, 2020, 2019 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Award Winner||2021 Gold Award Winner for Best Security Training and Educational Programs||2021 Gold Award Winner for Best Cybersecurity Education Provider||2021 Global InfoSec Award Winner for Next-Gen in Cybersecurity Training|
Free Security Awareness and Training for K-12
As part of the White House National Cyber Workforce and Education Summit 2022, Fortinet announced a free education-focused version of its Security Awareness and Training service for all K-12 school districts in the U.S.
Cybersecurity professionals, IT professionals, and teleworkers can take advantage of Fortinet’s complete curriculum of self-paced cybersecurity training courses at no cost.
FortiGuard Threat Intelligence
FortiGuard Labs is the threat intelligence and research organization at Fortinet. Its mission is to provide the industry’s best threat intelligence to protect customers from malicious cyberattacks.
Partnering to Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap
CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE GAP:
The Fortinet Training Institute’s ecosystem of public and private partnerships helps Fortinet further address the skills gap by increasing the access and reach of its cybersecurity certifications and training.
We work with global leaders like the World Economic Forum as part of our effort to drive change on the most pressing cybersecurity issues. Our partnerships extend to industry, academia, government, and nonprofits in an effort to reach more people and help close the cybersecurity skills gap.
Authorized Training Partners
Fortinet Authorized Training Centers provide a high-caliber learning experience delivered in both classroom and virtual delivery formats using official Fortinet courseware.
The Fortinet Program provides academic institutions with Fortinet's industry-recognized certification curriculum and resources to introduce students to a career in cybersecurity.
Education Outreach Partners
As a leader in cybersecurity certification and training, Fortinet is helping empower individuals to reach their full potential and helping to build an inclusive and diverse security workforce.
Fortinet Security Awareness and Training Service
Partner Training - XPERTS Summits
Fortinet’s exclusive training for our cybersecurity professional partners includes a worldwide series of events that cover technical workshops, NSE training courses and hands-on labs. Our XPERTS Summits are given in local languages and provide our partners with opportunities to learn the latest on Network Security, Cloud Security, Security Operations and Zero Trust Access.
Our partners also participate in Fortinet’s Ultimate Fabric Challenge, a “capture the flag”- type event that definitively tests the mastery of Fortinet security solutions, FortiOS 7.0 and their ability to successfully configure protection against the latest cyber threats.Find out more about the Ultimate Fabric Challenge
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