Fortinet (English)

About the Course

The course "Fortinet" aims to provide ICT Officers and Logs in charge of IT with an introduction to the Fortinet tools and equipment according to OCB standards.

Target Audience

This course is only for OCB ICT Officers and Logs in charge of IT.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: 

  • explain the components and the structure of the IT network 
  • describe the VLAN anf VPN 
  • identify the possible threats and how to face them  
  • identify the components of FortiGate  
  • apply the firewall policies 
  • protect the network using security profiles 
  • install the firewall 
  • apply the correct firmware and config file 
  • connect it to internet and in the central management tools 
  • enrol switch and AP into the firewall controller 
  • understand the IP plan  
  • manage the local DNS and make the local servers available 

List of Contents

Firewall basics 

  • Netword basics 
  • VLAN introduction and configuration 
  • The Evolution of Cybersecurity 

Firewall advanced 

  • FortiGate essentials 
  • FortiGate Infrastructure 
  • Virtual Private Network for Beginners 


  • Introduction to Forticlient 
  • How to use Forticlient endpoint protection solution 
  • Forticlient VPN 




Quiz at the end of the course


Participants will be awarded a badge and a certificate upon successful completion of the course. 


The course is accessible with enrolment key only. 

The course is open only to OCB Field ICT Officers during their onboarding. In case of questions about this course, please contact

Release & Update

Release: September 2022

Update: February 2024

OC Validation