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A+ v3 and Security+ v3 Labs Now Available for NETLAB+

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:30

NDG is pleased to announce the following additions to our supported curriculum content options for NETLAB+.

A+ v3: The A+ certification has been long recognized as the industry standard for anyone interested in establishing a career in IT. The certification prepares individuals to take on both technical support and IT operational roles. This new lab library includes 15 labs that map to CompTIA® A+ exam objectives. Learners will develop an understanding of a broad range of topics including networking, operating systems, security and mobile devices.

Security+ v3 (beta release): Security+ is a vendor-neutral certification that proves competency in network security and risk management. Security+ labs focus on the principles and best practices in network security. This new lab library includes 25 lab exercises designed to align to the content of your choice. Learners gain hands-on practice in the skills needed to secure a network and prepare for industry certification.

See the links above for information on compatible topologies and class settings. This new content is available to all NETLAB+ customers with a current maintenance agreement.

NETLAB+ Content Additions for Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:58

NDG is pleased to announce the following additions to our supported curriculum content options for NETLAB+ through our partnership with Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy.

  • Cybersecurity Gateway labs enable students to build an understanding of the fundamental principles of networking. Through hands-on practice, students will explore the general concepts involved in maintaining a secure network computing environment, using Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. Students will learn to examine and implement basic networking configuration techniques, as well as describe general networking fundamentals.
  • Cybersecurity Essentials labs allow students to gain hands-on practice in evaluating cybersecurity principles and demonstrating how to secure a network computing environment through the application of security controls, using Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls. While examining strategies for network defense, students will deploy a variety of security methodologies, as well as technologies and concepts used for implementing secure network environments.

Access to these labs is available to customers who have joined the Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy. These labs are available on NETLAB+ VE systems only. We encourage our NETLAB AE/PE customers to consider the benefits of upgrading to a NETLAB+ VE system.