Fortinet Certification Testing

As companies around the world continue to invest in their security infrastructures, they are also looking for a ways to validate the knowledge and skills of their network security staff. In response to this, Fortinet offers a Fortinet Certification Program which provides validation of knowledge and skills as they pertain to the Fortinet family of products and services.

Programs

NSE 4 – Fortinet Network Security Professional

This designation certifies that individuals have the expertise necessary to manage the day-to-day operations of multiple FortiGate devices in support of specific corporate policies. NSE certification not only enriches an individual’s professional development, but it also offers many benefits to an organization by providing a reliable benchmark to evaluate skills and knowledge. Individuals with the NSE 4 designation need to have a solid understanding of the day-to-day configuration and monitoring of FortiGate devices as well as a general understanding of the entire Fortinet product family of services and hardware.

NSE 4 replaces the FCNSA and FCNSP exams, combining FortiGate skills assessment into one exam.

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NSE 5 – Fortinet Network Security Analyst

The NSE 5 designation certifies that individuals have the expertise necessary to gather and analyze data on their FortiGate environment and report network security infrastructure performance and status. NSE certification not only enriches an individual’s professional development, but it also offers many benefits to an organization by providing a reliable benchmark to evaluate skills and knowledge. The NSE 5 exam is based on content covered in the FortiManager and FortiAnalzyer courses, which are the recommended courses to prepare for the exam.

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NSE 8 Written – Fortinet Network Security Expert 8

Fortinet’s NSE 8 designation certifies that individuals have the expertise necessary to manage design, implement and troubleshoot network security in complex enterprise networks. The NSE 8 Expert designation is earned by taking a written exam and a practical exam. This exam is the written portion of the NSE 8 designation. Passing the written exam qualifies you for the practical exam, available at Fortinet locations.

Please visit Fortinet’s Certification site for full program information.

Test Preparation

Fortinet Training

Fortinet offers online, self-study and instructor led training. More information »

Find Authorized Training

Fortinet training is available worldwide through our network of training partners. More information »

Study Resources

Fortinet has posted supplemental resources on our webpage to help you prepare for the exams. Please visit our Certification page and review the Overview and Roadmap documents. More information »

Scheduling

Appointments can be made anytime prior to 24 hours before your desired appointment time.

NDA Agreement

You will be required to agree to the NDA Agreement (PDF, 9 KB) that will be presented at the beginning of your exam. Failure to read/accept the agreement within the allotted 5 minutes will result in your exam ending and a forfeit of your exam fees. Please take a moment to review the agreement now so that you are familiar with it when you sit for your exam.

Security Measures for Pearson VUE Exams

Digital Photographs:

As part of Fortinet’s ongoing commitment to ensure the integrity and value of our certification program, Fortinet implemented advanced security measures at the Pearson VUE testing centers where their exams are administrated. The enhancement includes the taking of a digital photograph during the admissions process at the testing center. All Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Centers with the advanced security equipment installed will require photos at check-in.

If you have questions about these new security measures, please contact training@fortinet.com.

Last updated 2015-06-30