Check Point Security Expert (CCSE) R71 Upgrade — A 2-day course

contact usEnquire about this course
Retired Course; no longer available


Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Check Point page for courses currently available in this subject area.

Check Point Security Expert is a rapid two-day instructor-led, all-lab course delivering the advanced concepts and skills to optimize the R71 Check Point Software Blades. This course is designed to help maximize the performance of your Check Point security deployment with real-world scenarios including advanced routing, high availability and debugging. During this all-lab course you will set up multiple security gateway clusters, analyze network intrusion alerts and generate advanced network traffic reports.

Course Objectives

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

Suitable for

This advanced class is for Check Point Security Administrators with at least Check Point NGX experience to learn how to maximize R71 software blade deployments.


Persons attending this course should have at least CCSA NGX certification. Check Point Security Expert training or experience is strongly suggested.


This course helps prepare for CCSE R71 Upgrade exam # 156-915.71. To purchase an exam voucher please contact us for more information.

It contains 80 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions. A passing score is 70% or higher in 120 minutes.

The exam is based on 80% course materials and 20% hands-on experience with Check Point products.

Students need at least CCSA NGX certification before challenging it.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

R71 Management Portal

Use SmartUpdate R71

SmarkWorkflow R71

SmartProvisioning R71


Acceleration R71

Clustering R71

Advanced Networking R71



SmartEvent R71

SmartReporter R71

Lab exercises include: