Sophos XG Firewall For Beginners-Part 1/2

person icon Amila Kalhara

Sophos XG Firewall For Beginners-Part 1/2

Learn XG Firewall V17.5 from Scratch

updated on icon Updated on Nov, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Amila Kalhara

architecture icon Network & Security,IT & Software,Firewall

Lectures -49

Resources -23

Duration -24 hours


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Course Description

Sophos XG Firewall is a next-generation firewall that provides comprehensive protection against known and unknown threats. It includes a variety of features, such as web filtering, application control, intrusion prevention, and synchronized security.

Sophos XG Firewall For Beginners- Part ½ Overview

This Sophos XG Firewall training course will teach you how to install, configure, and manage Sophos XG Firewall from scratch. You will gain the skills and expertise needed to protect your organization from security threats. The course includes hands-on labs so that you can get practical experience with Sophos XG Firewall.

Benefits of using Sophos XG Firewall

  • Comprehensive next-generation firewall protection

  • Unified user, application, and network control

  • Blocks unknown threats

  • More-in-one protection

  • On-box reports included as standard

  • Patented Layer-8 Identity control

  • Potent, powerful & fast


What will you learn in this course:

  • Install and configure Sophos XG Firewall from scratch

  • Create and manage firewall policies

  • Configure web control and application control policies

  • Configure SSL VPN and IPsec VPNs

  • Set up user authentication and captive portal

  • Implement synchronized security

  • Configure traffic shaping and SSO

  • Configure high availability

  • Configure IPS and anti-virus


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Students should have a basic understanding of IT security, Windows operating systems, and network administration.

Sophos XG Firewall For Beginners-Part 1/2


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Introduction to Sophos XG Firewall
6 Lectures
  • play icon 1-Introduction 05:34 05:34
  • play icon 2-Firewall Technology 24:49 24:49
  • play icon 3-Introduction Sophos XG Firewall 10:11 10:11
  • play icon 4-What is XG Firewall & it’s Features 52:00 52:00
  • play icon 5-Firewall Models 40:02 40:02
  • play icon 6-Licensing & Subscriptions 06:01 06:01
Configure & Manage Sophos XG Firewall
43 Lectures

Instructor Details

Amila Kalhara

Amila Kalhara

Cyber Security Architect

I am Cyber Security Professional & work on helping organizations design their security posture and set up technology roadmap. I have vast experience in the fields of Network Security ,Endpoint Security, Cloud & Application Security etc. I have been working with many vendors and technologies ( Cisco, Sophos, Fortinet Palo Alto, Juniper etc ), And I would like to share  my knowledge with people around the world.

Certifications :

  • Sophos Certified Architect
  • Sophos Certified Technician
  • Sophos Certified Engineer
  • Paessler Certified Monitoring Expert
  • Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer
  • Palo Alto Certified Accredited Configuration Engineer
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals
  • Alibaba Cloud Associate
  • Micro Focus Certified Change Guardian Technical
  • Micro Focus Certified Privileged Management Technical
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate

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