The Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA) is Check Point's foundation-level credential, which recognizes people who deploy, configure and control Check Point Security solutions to shield networks from intrusions and minimize vulnerabilities. A CCSA is well-versed within the day-to-day operations of Check Point Security Gateway, Firewall, SmartConsole, SmartDashboard, Security Management Server and Remote Access VPN products. Skills include traffic and connection monitoring, configuring anti-malware settings and URL filtering, enforcing Identity Awareness in firewalls, configuring security guidelines and VPNs, and managing customers and authentication to inner resources. Candidates need to also be capable of troubleshoot and remedy administrative issues.
Check Point currently gives CCSA exams: CCSA R77.30 and CCSA R80. CCSA R77.30 objectives IT professionals who manipulate Software Blades Systems and Security Gateway at the GAiA operating platform. The CCSA R80 credential is more focused on cloud technologies and security consolidation, inclusive of integrated hazard control, improved safety alignment and mapping to generation and processes, undertaking automation, unified policy management, and control of the complete IT infrastructure by a unmarried platform.
To achieve both the CCSA R77.30 or R80 certification, applicants must pass a unmarried examination. (CCSA R77.30 candidates take exam 156-215.77, and CCSA R80 applicants take exam 156.215.80.)
There are no required conditions for the CCSA. Check Point recommends CCSA training and that applicants have six months to 12 months of product revel in before trying the exam. Candidates for each the CCSA R77.30 and CCSA R80 credentials ought to own a solid expertise of networking, CCSA R77.30 applicants have to additionally own either UNIX or Windows Server abilities and Internet and TCP/IP revel in.