Check Point Security Engineering R77 (CC-CCSE)

This course is an advanced course that teaches you how to effectively build, modify, deploy and troubleshoot Check Point Security systems on the GAIA OS.


Certified Training Course




R 12 900 p.p. (Excl. VAT)

SATV Redeemable 


Delivery Method

Classroom-based, Instructor-led with emphasis on hands-on exercises


3 days

Start time: 09:00 (Registration will commence at 08:30 on the first day)



We recommend that students have a woking knowledge of multiple disciplines related to network security activities including:

  • UNIX  operating systems
  • Windows operating systems
  • Certificate management
  • System administration
  • Networking (TCP/IP) knowledge
  • Check Point Security Administration course knowledge or a CCSA Certification.  

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Perform a backup of a Security Gateway and Management Server using your understanding of the differences between backups, snapshots and update-exports
  • Upgrade and troubleshoot a Management Server using a database migration
  • Upgrade and troubleshoot a clustered Security Gateway deployment Use knowledge of Security Gateway infrastructures, chain modules, packet flow and kernel tables to perform debugs on firewall processes
  • Build, test and troubleshoot a ClusterXL Load Sharing deployment on an enterprise network
  • Build, test and troubleshoot a ClusterXL High Availability deployment on an enterprise network
  • Build, test and troubleshoot a management HA deployment on an enterprise network
  • Configure, maintain and troubleshoot SecureXL and CoreXL acceleration solutions on the corporate network traffic to ensure noted performance enhancement
  • Using an external user database such as LDAP, configure User Directory to incorporate user information for authentication services on the network
  • Manage internal and external user access to resources for Remote Access or across a VPN
  • Troubleshoot user access issues found when implementing Identity Awareness
  • Troubleshoot a site-to-site or certificate-based VPN on a corporate gateway using IKE View, VPN log files and command-line debug tools
  • Optimize VPN performance and availability by using Link Selection and Multiple Entry Point solutions 
  • Manage and test corporate VPN tunnels to allow for greater monitoring and scalability with multiple tunnels defined in a community including other VPN providers
  • Create events or use existing event definitions to generate reports on specific network traffic using SmartReporter and SmartEvent to provide industry compliance information to management
  • Troubleshoot report generation  given command-line tools and debug- file information 

Exam & Certifications

  • This course helps prepare for CCSE exam #156-315.77 .
  • The exam contains 90 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions.
  • The required 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 must have a valid CCSA certification before challenging the CCSE exam.