Network Security Expert Program
NSE 1 — The Threat Landscape
NSE 1 is the entry level designation of the Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) program. It is intended to provide a basic understanding of the threat landscape facing networks today.
NSE 1 is available for anyone wishing to learn about the threat landscape and network security. It also provides the foundation for learning about the Fortinet solutions in NSE 2. Fortinet Sales and pre-sales associates and those of Fortinet Partners, are required to complete this step in order to progress to the next level of the program.
- Module 1: The Bad Actors
- Module 2: CIO Perspectives
- Module 3: CISO Perspectives
- Module 4: CFO Perspectives
- Module 5: Personal Security Awareness
NSE 1 includes study materials and assessments for each module via the Fortinet NSE Institute (NSEI), including:
- Current FortiGuard Labs Threat Landscape Report
- Threat Landscape Video
- Assessment exams
- Completion of all NSE 1 training modules
- Passing each module exam
Who Should Attempt NSE 1?
Sales and support personnel who need a primer on the threat landscape and network security, as well as Fortinet customers, or anyone interested in learning about network security topics.
NSE 1 is part of the NSE Associate designation. You must pass NSE 1, NSE 2 and NSE 3 to become a Fortinet NSE Associate. The NSE 1 requirement is valid for 2 years. You can renew your NSE 1 requirement by taking the current NSE 1 course in the NSE Institute.
How to Enroll in NSE 1 Certification Training
Use the following link to take the NSE 1 quizzes after having completed all courses: NSE 1