Network Security Expert Program

NSE 4 - FortiGate Network Security Professional

NSE 4 Description

The FortiGate NSE 4 - Security Professional designation recognizes a candidate’s ability to configure, install and monitor the FortiGate Unified Threat Management products in a customer’s network.

NSE 4 Program Requirements

  • Passing the NSE 4 exam at a Pearson Vue test center

FortiGate I and FortiGate II training is highly recommended to prepare you for the NSE 4 exam.

NSE 4 replaces earlier FCNSA+FCNSP certification. The FCNSA and FCNSP exams have been retired and are no longer available.

Existing FCNSP certificates qualify as NSE 4 for a limited time. FCNSP v4 certificates will be honored as NSE 4 through December 31, 2015. FCNSP v5 certificates will be honored a NSE 4 through December 31, 2016. If you hold an FCNSP certificate, you should renew your NSE 4 standing by taking the NSE 4 exam before your FCNSP certificate is expired.

Who Should Attempt the NSE 4

Post-sales and support personnel who want acknowledgement that they are a FortiGate Network Security Professional.

Certification

The NSE 4 certification is valid for 2 years. You can re-certify by taking the current NSE 4 exam at a Pearson Vue center.

About the NSE 4 Exam

  • Name: NSE 4 - Fortinet Network Security Professional
  • Language: English only
  • Available at: Pearson Vue Test Centers worldwide
  • Cost: $400
  • Number of items: 60
  • Time allowed to complete: 120 minutes total test time
  • Passing Score: 70% for the FortiOS 5.2 exam. 60% for the FortiOS 5.4 exam
  • Scoring Method: Item must be 100% correct for credit, no partial credit. No deduction for incorrect answers.
  • Type of questions: Multiple Choice, Multiple Select
  • Time required between attempts: 15 days
  • Time for acknowledgement/score to be reflected in FLC transcripts: 21 days

How to Enroll in NSE 4 Certification Training

To enroll in the NSE 4 courses you must have an account on the Fortinet Learning Center (FLC). If you are a partner, you must enter through the partner portal. If you are an employee, login through your myfortinet.com site.

Partners: https://partnerportal.fortinet.com/
Employees: https://www.myfortinet.com/

Partners and employees must access the FLC via the portals above to receive credit towards your standing with Fortinet.

If you are a customer, you can create an account using your company email address.

Public: https://training.fortinet.com

Once you’ve logged in, go to the catalog entry for NSE 4. You'll find options for classroom, virtual classroom or self-paced training.

To earn your NSE 4 certificate, you must take and pass the NSE 4 exam at a Pearson Vue test center.

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