Free Cybersecurity Training

Advanced training for security professionals.
Technical training for IT professionals.
Awareness training for teleworkers.

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Building a Cybersecurity Workforce for Free

Cybersecurity professionals, IT professionals and teleworkers can take advantage of Fortinet’s complete self-paced curriculum of cybersecurity training courses at no cost, until the end of 2020. Courses cover everything from basic cybersecurity awareness training to advanced training on security-driven networking, dynamic cloud security, AI-driven security operations and zero-trust network access.


Free Advanced Training for Security Professionals

Provide unparalleled protection and visibility to every segment, device, and appliance on your network, whether virtual, in the cloud, or on-premise.

Free Technical Training for IT Professionals

Get ramped up quickly on the current version of the FortiGate Next Generation Firewall (NGFW).

Free Awareness Training for Teleworkers

Educate yourself on proper security protocols to keep yourself and your company’s network safe.


Free Advanced Training for Security Professionals

The no-cost curriculum includes all courses to support security-driven networking, dynamic cloud security, AI-driven security operations and zero-trust network access. Completion of these courses will help cybersecurity professionals defend their networks against the widest range of ever changing threats.

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Labs for these courses will be pre-recorded and available for on-demand viewing. Recorded lab demos will be supplemented with regularly scheduled live sessions with Fortinet Certified Trainers who will demo labs and conduct Q&A sessions.

If required, hands-on labs can be purchased for a small cost.

For those interested in training options beyond self-paced, Fortinet has a network of Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) around the world providing Fortinet training in a variety of formats, including live virtual instructor-led.


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Free Technical Training for IT Professionals

In the no-cost FortiGate Essentials Training course, you will learn how to operate and administrate some fundamental FortiGate NGFW features. By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of how to deploy and maintain a basic network security solution. The course also covers how to enable users to remotely connect to your network in a secure way, enabling productive telework.

Using self-paced guided recordings, you will learn how to use firewall policies, user authentication, routing, and SSL VPN. You will also learn how to protect your users by using web filtering and application control.

Start your training with FortiGate Essentials.


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Free Cybersecurity Awareness Training for Teleworkers

Fortinet also has two no-cost non-technical courses targeted towards teleworkers and their families. We highly encourage people to take some time to educate themselves about proper security protocols to keep themselves and their organization’s networks safe.

Start your training with NSE 1 and NSE 2.



Fortinet NSE Training Qualifies for (ISC)² Credit

Fortinet is part of the (ISC)² CPE Submitter Program, a Continuing Professional Education credit program. Learners can now earn one credit for every hour of training they do with Fortinet. The credits go towards maintaining the individual’s CISSP credentials.

Valid Fortinet training includes the above mentioned NSE free training and all other courses, fast tracks, webinars or other educational sessions.

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Domain of Information Security Qualified for CPE Credits

  • Security and Risk Management
  • Asset Security
  • Security Architectures and Engineering
  • Communication and Network Security
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Security Assessment and Testing
  • Security Operations

Information Security Awareness and Training Service

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Educate your workforce about today’s cyber threats, such as phishing, social engineering, and ransomware attacks, and how to protect against them.

Organizations of all sizes can benefit from Fortinet’s turnkey information security awareness and training service. You can be up and running in days with this service, developed in alignment with NIST guidelines: NIST 800-50 and NIST 800-16.

The Cybersecurity Learning Hub

Free learning for individuals to develop their security knowledge and learn about careers in cybersecurity.

A collaboration between Fortinet, the World Economic Forum, Salesforce and the Global Cyber Alliance.

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Enabling Remote Work at Scale

Maintain secure business continuity through broad, integrated, and automated Fortinet Teleworker Solutions.

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