1 PARTNER GUIDE NSE Partner Guide NSE Training and Certification Path Information for the Channel EMEA / APAC 2015 This is an interactive document. Click here to go to the index.
2 Index PART 1: NSE Overview NSE Introduction New Certification Program: 8 Levels Overview of Coursework and Requirements: Train, Assess, Certify PART 2: NSE Levels 1-8 NSE 1 Network Security Technology Foundations NSE 2 Network Security Core Solutions NSE 3 Network Security Advanced Solutions NSE 1, 2, 3 Good to Know NSE 4 FortiGate Security Systems Configuration & Administration NSE 5 Network Security Systems Management & Analysis NSE 6 Network Security Advanced Products Configuration & Administration NSE 6 Good to Know NSE 6 How to Become a Partner Specialist NSE 7 Network Security Systems Diagnostics & troubleshooting NSE 8 Network Security Expert PART 3: Your NSE Requirements Platinum Level Requirements Gold Level Requirements Silver Level Requirements Authorized Level Requirements PART 4: FAQ & Contacts Click to jump to desired page 3
3 New Certification Program: 8 Levels Part 1 NSE Overview Technical Certifications Sales Certifications Introduction The new Fortinet Network Security Expert (NSE) program is a framework that guides you through 8 levels of training and assessment from entry to expert in the discipline of network security. The program includes a wide range of self-paced and instructor led courses, as well as practical, experiential exercises that demonstrate mastery of complex network security concepts. The NSE Program is a key part of the FortiPartner Program, allowing you not only to validate your network security skills and experience, but also to leverage Fortinet s full range of network security products. NSE is key to helping you accelerate sales and offer new services. *Free Self-paced training available for most NSE Levels. Abbreviations that will help you understand this guide: FREE * online Training for the Channel. NSE = Network Security Expert FLC = Fortinet Learning Center ATC = Authorized Training Center FCNSP = Fortinet Certified Network Security Professional (main FortiGate technical certification prior to NSE) FCNSA = Fortinet Certified Network Security Associate (pre-requisite to previous FCNSP) FCSA = Fortinet Certified Security Associate (sales accreditation prior to NSE) Overview of Coursework and Requirements: Train, Assess, Certify Level Description Coursework / Courses Requirement / Mode NSE 1 NSE 2 NSE 3 NSE 4 NSE 5 NSE 6 NSE 7 NSE 8 Network Security Technology Foundations Network Security Core Solutions Network Security Advanced Solutions Fortinet Network Security Associate Network Security Systems Configuration and Administration Fortinet Network Security Professional Network Security Systems Management and Analysis Fortinet Network Security Analyst Network Security Advanced Products Configuration and Administration Fortinet Network Security Specialist Network Security Systems Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Fortinet Network Security Troubleshooter Network Security Expert Fortinet Network Security Expert Data Center Firewall Next Gen Firewall FortiGate Overview Enterprise Edge/Branch Data Center Web Application Firewall Secure Gateway DDoS Protection UTM Application Security Distributed Enterprise / SMB Cloud & SDN FortiGuard Services Advanced Threat Protection Wirelss LAN / WAN Application Delivery Complete FortiGate Security Systems I & II classes FortiManager & FortiAnalyzer classes FortiWeb (WAF) FortiMail FortiGate Troubleshooting class FortiDDoS FortiSandbox FortiAuthenticator Experiential learning, no formal coursework Management & Analytics Fortinet Overview Carrier / MSSP Management Competitive Overview Authentication Endpoint Protection Voice / Telephone FortiAP FortiADC Must complete: all 6 industry courses and Fortinet Study & Exams: Self-paced, online Must complete: Must complete 5 of 9 industry courses Study & Exams: Self-paced, online Must complete: Must complete 4 of 9 courses Study & Exams: Self-paced, online Must complete: both classes Study options: Self-paced or instructoried, online or in-class Exams: Proctored Must complete: both classes Study options: Self-paced (as available) or instructor-led, online or in-class Exams: Proctored Must complete: any 4 classes Study options: Self-paced (as available) or instructor-led, online or in-class Exams: Self-paced, online Study options: instructor-led, in-class Exam: Lab based assessment (as available) Must complete: both exams Exams: Proctored, computer based & Hands-on practical exam Solutions & Sales Training Technical Training 4 5
4 NSE 2 Network Security Core Solutions Training Exam Pre-requisites 9 Fortinet Solution Courses: Course 1 : FortiGate Overview Course 2 : Enterprise Edge/Branch Course 3 : Data Center Course 4 : Distributed Enterprise/SMB Course 5 : Cloud SDN Self-paced online exams Must complete at least 5 of 9 Courses, and score 90% on each to obtain NSE 2 10 questions per Course NSE 1 is a pre-requisite for NSE 2 Part 2 NSE Levels 1 8 Each NSE level has a defined learning objective, and proposes specific coursework to acquiring this knowledge. The certification exam for each level is either handled online, or is a proctored exam that must be sat at a local Pearson Vue testing center. Some parts of the NSE path are sequential, and pre-requisites must be met in order to enrol in a course. Please visit the Fortinet.com website for complete details on each technical training course presented below. These PDF data sheets are available at Course 6 : FortiGuard Services Course 7 : Carrier MSSP Course 8 : Management Course 9 : Competitive Overview Self-paced online training Recorded webinar available on FLC to follow Courses online FREE ONLINE CERTIFICATION NSE 1 Network Security Technology Foundations Training Exam Pre-requisites 6 Industry Technology Courses: Course 1 : Data Center Security Course 2 : Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) Course 3 : Unified Threat Management (UTM) Course 4 : Application Security Course 5 : Networks Security Management Course 6 : Fortinet Overview Self-paced, online exams Follow all 6 Courses and score 90% on each to obtain the NSE 1 level There are 20 questions per Course There is no pre-requisite to take NSE 1 NSE 1 is a pre-requisite for NSE 2 NSE 3 Network Security Advanced Solutions Training Exam Pre-requisites 9 Fortinet Advanced Technologies Courses: Course 1 : Web Application Firewall (WAF) Solution Course 2 : Secure Gateway Solution Course 3 : DDoS Protection Solution Course 4 : Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Solution Course 5 : Wireless LAN Solutions Course 6 : Application Delivery Controller (ADC) Solution Self-paced, online exams Must complete at least 4 of 9 Courses, and score 90% on each to obtain NSE 3 10 questions per Course There is no prerequisite to take NSE 3 Self-paced online training 80-page PDF preparation document available on FLC FREE ONLINE CERTIFICATION Course 7 : Identity Solution Management Course 8 : Client/BYOD Solutions Course 9 : Telephone System Solutions Self-paced online training Recorded webinar available on FLC to follow Courses online FREE ONLINE CERTIFICATION 6 7
5 NSE 1, 2, 3 Good to Know Obtain NSE 1, 2, and 3 and become an NSE Associate NSE 1-2 replaces the previous FCSA certificate (Fortinet Certified Sales Associate). If your FCSA certificate is less than 2 years old (as of January 2015), you will automatically be recognized NSE 1-2 NSE 1-2 are mandatory for all Fortinet Partner Levels (see Part 3 of this Guide for further details) NSE 1-3 are sales-oriented and are not mandatory for technical and pre-sales, but STRONGLY recommended NSE 3 is mandatory for the sales force of our Platinum Partners, Partner Specialists, and Partners of Excellence NSE 1, 2, and 3 are valid for 2 years NSE 4 FortiGate Security Systems Configuration & Administration Become a Fortinet Network Security Professional Training Exam Pre-requisites FortiGate Courses I & II (see detail below) Variety of training options: Instructor-led classroom (at Fortinet or at your business) Instructor-led online Self-paced online Local ATC: You can enroll for FCNSP v5 course - with successful completion of the certification exam, you will be recognized as NSE4 Proctored Exam through Pearson Vue (must purchase voucher) Global network of exam centers Students must prove identification before taking exam Practice exam available online There is no pre-requisite to take NSE4 NSE 4 is a pre-requisite for NSE 5 / 7 Free facilitated lab available. Good to know NSE 4 replaces both the FCNSA and FCNSP. All valid FCNSP 5 certificates (less than 2 years old as of January 2015) will be credited to NSE 4. NSE 4 is valid for 2 years. In 2015, engineers working for Platinum, Gold and Silver Partners can obtain a Support PIN code if they are certified FCNSP 5 or NSE 4 AND their company is compliant with its Partner Level requirements. Click here for details on partner level requirements, and click here for more information on PIN codes in the FAQ. Courses FortiGate I FortiGate-01 Introduction to FortiGate Unified Threat Management FortiGate-02 Logging and Monitoring FortiGate-03 Firewall Policies FortiGate-04 Firewall Authentication FortiGate-05 SSL VPN FortiGate-06 Basic IPsec VPN FortiGate-07 Explicit Proxy FortiGate-08 Antivirus & Conserve Mode FortiGate-09 Web Filtering FortiGate-10 Application Control Courses FortiGate II FortiGate-11 Routing FortiGate-12 Virtual Networking FortiGate-13 Transparent Mode FortiGate-14 High Availability FortiGate-15 Advanced IPSec FortiGate-16 Intrusion Prevention System FortiGate-17 Single Sign On FortiGate-18 Certificate Based Operations FortiGate-19 Data Leak Prevention FortiGate-20 Diagnostics FortiGate-21 Hardware Acceleration FortiGate-22 IPv
6 NSE 5 Network Security Systems Management & Analysis Become a Fortinet Network Security Analyst Training Exam Pre-requisites 2 courses: FortiManager & FortiAnalyzer Variety of training options: Instructor-led classroom (at Fortinet or at your business) Instructor-led online Self-paced online Your local ATC One single Proctored Exam through Pearson Vue (must purchase voucher) Global network of exam centers Students must prove identification before taking exam NSE 4 is a pre-requisite to NSE 5 NSE 5 is a pre-requisite to NSE 7 NSE 6 Good to Know Different technology courses can be followed by different engineers within your company; the Partner Level requirement number refers to the number of technologies that the company must be certified in (not the number of individuals that have certified). Current Partners of Excellence must be certified in 4 NSE 6 technologies, with two engineers certified in NSE3, before December 31st, 2015, or they will lose this status. NSE 6 certifications are valid 2 years. Free facilitated lab available. Good to know NSE 5 certification valid for 2 years Full details on the NSE 6 Partner Specialist on the next page NSE 6 Network Security Advanced Solutions Training & Exam Currently 8 Advanced Technologies Courses: FortiWeb, FortiMail, FortiDDoS, FortiSandbox (coming Q4), FortiWireless, FortiADC-D, FortiADC-E, FortiAuthenticator Variety of training options: Instructor-led classroom (at Fortinet or at your business) Instructor-led online (with the exception of FortiWireless, FortiDDoS, & FortiSandbox) Your local ATC Free online certification exams available for FortiMail, FortiWeb, FortiWireless, DDoS Free facilitated lab available for FortiWeb Pre-requisites NSE 6 does not have any pre-requisites, however NSE 3 is recommended FREE ONLINE CERTIFICATION
7 NSE 6 How to Become a Partner Specialist The NSE 6 Partner Specialist Program offers Platinum, Gold and Silver Level Resellers the opportunity to become Specialists in the Fortinet Advanced Technologies FortiMail, FortiWeb and FortiWireless. Other technology specializations will be available in the future. Specialists gain access to significant product discounts in the chosen technology and benefit from excellent exposure on the Fortinet.com Find a Partner section. NSE 7 Network Security Systems Diagnostics & troubleshooting Become a Fortinet Network Security Troubleshooter Training & Exam 1 3- day course: FortiOS Diagnostic & Troubleshooting Training options: Instructor-led classroom or (at Fortinet or at your business). Exam is lab-based assessment, and will be available at the end of Q3 at Pearson Vue. Pre-requisites NSE 4 / 5 are pre-requisites to NSE 7 Step 1 Train & Certify on an NSE 6 Advanced Technology The main requirement for a Platinum, Gold, or Silver Reseller to become a Specialist in a technology is to have at least one on-site engineer train on the solution, and then successfully pass the accreditation exam. One individual must also have completed NSE 3. Step 2 NSE 6 Term Sheet Once an engineer has successfully trained and passed the accreditation exam, please liaise with your local Fortinet Channel Manager to complete the NSE 6 Partner Specialist Term Sheet. This form will communicate the quarterly targets you intend to achieve for this product family, and planned actions to promote this solution to customers. This form must be approved by Fortinet, and then Specialist status is granted. Start taking Advantage of your new Specialist status! After becoming a Partner Specialist for a particular advanced technology, your records will be updated and you will be recognized for your accomplishment on the Fortinet.com Partner locator. You will also access the highest discount available for all purchases in that product family; check with your local Fortinet office for complete details. The NSE 6 Partner Specialist program is reserved for Platinum, Gold and Silver Resellers only. Platinum & Gold Partners, become a NSE 6 Partner of Excellence Platinum and Gold Partners that have completed all NSE requirements for their Partner Level, have successfully passed 4 of the available NSE 6 exams, and have 2 NSE 3 on staff are eligible to become a Partner of Excellence. Check with your local Fortinet Channel Manager for more details on how to become a Partner of Excellence. Good to know NSE 7 is valid for two versions of FortiOS NSE 8 Network Security Expert Become a Fortinet Network Security Expert Training Exam Pre-requisites Experiential learning, no formal coursework Computer-delivered test of knowledge Hand-on equipment, practical test of skill. Developed by Fortinet s best of the best SMEs Covers all aspects of Network Security & Fortinet Best Practices First a written exam must be passed at Pearson Vue (must purchase voucher) Global network of exam centers Students must prove identification before taking exam Practice exam available online A second Practical Exam must be taken after passing the proctored exam, 8 hours* Exam covers all Fortinet technologies * Please contact if you pass the Pearson Vue written exam and wish to pass the practical exam. There are no prerequisites for NSE 8, participants must first pass the Pearson Vue exam, then pass the practical exam. Good to know NSE 8 is valid for two versions of FortiOS
8 Platinum Level Requirements AUTHORIZED SILVER GOLD PLATINUM NSE NSE NSE 3 1 Part 3 NSE and FortiPartner Program NSE NSE The NSE Program is an integral part of the FortiPartner Program, contributing to your security leadership in the marketplace. Each of the four Partner Levels have specific NSE requirements that must be met in order to maintain your level. The NSE Program was introduced in January Please see here deadlines by which your requirements (detailed on the following pages) must be met: CERTIFICATION DEADLINES NSE 1-4 requirements: December 31st, 2015 NSE 5-7 requirements: May 31st, 2016 NSE 8: December 31st, 2016 NSE 6 4* NSE NSE 8 1 * At least four different technologies Arrow indicates sequential training that requires indicated pre-requisite Non-compliancy with these deadlines could jepordize your company s Partner Level, and your engineer s personal Support PIN code. Your time and investment made in obtaining FCSA and FCNSP 5 certifications is not lost, this section also details how these certifications will be credited to your NSE requirements. Sales/Presales Certification If your company has 3 sales/presales certified FCSA accreditations which are less than 2 years old One of them must obtain NSE3 a sales and presales certification covering Fortinet Advanced Technologies. If you do not, NSE1 2 and 3 must all be obtained (NSE1-2 x3, NSE3x1) If you are a Partner of Excellence, your Specializations will be recognized, however you must be certified in a total of four NSE6 Courses by the end of the year to keep this status (current NSE6 Courses are FortiWeb, FortiMail, FortiDDoS, FortiSandbox, FortiAuthenticator, FortiAP & FortiADC). Technical Certification If your company has 3 engineers certified FCSNP v5, you have already fulfilled your NSE4 requirements. If your company does not, 3 on-site engineers must obtain NSE4 or FCNSP v5 certification. Out of the 3 engineers certified NSE4 or FCNSP v5 2 must obtain NSE5. Out of the 2 engineers certified NSE5, 1 must complete NSE7 and NSE8. If you do not have any current certification on Fortinet s Advanced Technologies, it is now part of your requirements. Your company must certify in any 4 Courses available in the NSE6 Level. Please note that NSE6 is not sequential, meaning that any number of engineers can access NSE6, there are no pre-requisites. So the number of Courses completed is what counts, and not the number of engineers
9 Gold Level Requirements Silver Level Requirements AUTHORIZED SILVER GOLD PLATINUM AUTHORIZED SILVER GOLD PLATINUM NSE NSE NSE NSE NSE 3 1 NSE 3 1 NSE NSE NSE NSE NSE 6 4* NSE 6 4* NSE NSE NSE 8 1 NSE 8 1 * At least four different technologies Arrow indicates sequential training that requires indicated pre-requisite * At least four different technologies Arrow indicates sequential training that requires indicated pre-requisite Sales/Presales Certification hold a Technology Specialization, this will be recognized and Sales/Presales Certification Technical Certification If your company has 2 FCSA sales/pre-sales accreditations you will be granted the NSE6 Specialist level. If you are a If your company has an FCSA sales/pre-sales accreditation If your company has 1 engineer certified FCNSP v5, you do that are less than 2 years old: You do not have any further Partner of Excellence, your Specializations will be recognized, that is less than 2 years old: You do not have any further not have any further technical certification requirements to fulfil sales certification requirements to fulfil with the new Partner however you must be certified in a total of four NSE6 Courses sales certification requirements to fulfil with the new Partner with the new Partner Program. If your company does not, one Program. If your company does not have any existing FCSA, by the end of the year to keep this status (current NSE6 Program. If your company does not have an existing FCSA, on-site engineer must obtain NSE4 or FCNSP v5 certification. you must obtain 2 NSE1 and 2 certifications. If you are also a Courses are FortiWeb, FortiMail, FortiDDoS, FortiSandbox, you must obtain NSE1 and 2 certifications. If you are also a If you hold a Technology Specialization, this will be recognized Fortinet Partner Specialist (FortiMail, FortiWeb or FortiWireless), FortiAuthenticator, FortiAP & FortiADC). Fortinet Partner Specialist (FortiMail, FortiWeb or FortiWireless and you will be granted the NSE6 Specialist level. an engineer must obtain the NSE3 Level a sales and pre- Specialization), you must obtain the NSE3 Level a sales sales certification and pre-sales certification covering Fortinet Advanced Technologies. Technical Certification If your company has 2 engineers certified FCNSP v5, you have already fulfilled your NSE4 requirements. If your company does not, 2 on-site engineers must obtain NSE4 or FCNSP v5 certification. One of your NSE4 or FCNSP v5 engineers must also obtain NSE5, and then NSE7 certification. If you
10 Authorized Level Requirements Can any of my existing certifications be credited to my NSE requirements? AUTHORIZED SILVER GOLD PLATINUM SALES ACCREDITATION TECHNICAL ACCREDITATION NSE NSE NSE 3 1 Follow Automatically Recognized Follow Automatically Recognized NSE NSE FCSA - NSE 1 & 2 FCNSA NSE 4 - NSE 6 4* NSE For Adv. Tech only NSE 3 - FCNSP v5 - NSE 4 NSE 8 1 * At least four different technologies FortiMail NSE 6 FortiMail Specialist Arrow indicates sequential training that requires indicated pre-requisite FortiWeb NSE 6 FortiWeb Specialist If your company has an FCSA sales/pre-sales accreditation that is less than 2 years old: You do not have any further certification requirements to fulfil with the new Partner Program. If your company does not have an existing FCSA, you must FortiWireless NSE 6 FortiWireless Specialist obtain NSE1 and 2 certifications. Partner of Excellence Need total of 4 NSE 6 Advanced Technology Specializations Mail/Web/Wireless Certification Recognized Certifications that receive NSE credit: FCNSP 5 certifications that are less than 2 years old* will be credited as NSE 4 FCSA accreditations that are less than 2 years old* will be credited NSE 1&2 FortiMail (FCESP), FortiWeb (FCWSP) and FortiWireless (FCWLSP) certifications will be credited to the NSE 6 equivalent course. Platinum, Gold and Silver FortiMail, FortiWeb and FortiWireless Specialists will become NSE 6 Partner Specialists for these courses Platinum and Gold Partners of Excellence have until the end of 2015 to be certified in 4 of the available NSE 6 courses to keep this status
11 Will it be automatic? Should I do anything to get my NSE Certification? It you currently hold FCNSP, you will not need to do anything until you are required to recertify; you are automatically converted to NSE 4 Fortinet Network Security Professional. If you have completed FCNSA and wish to complete the requirements for NSE 4 Fortinet Network Security Professional, you must complete the entire, newly combined exam through Pearson Vue. I took the FCNSA exam in the past, and would like to take the FCNSP 5, is this possible? The FCNSP 5 exam was retired on June 30th, The FCNSA and the FCNSP are being replaced by the single exam NSE 4. There is no credit to be obtained for the FCNSA in the NSE program. Part 4 FAQ & Contacts Following are the answers to some questions that you may have on the NSE Program. If you have other queries that are not answered in this document, we encourage you to contact your local Fortinet office, regional Channel Team, or regional Training Team. Specifics on who to contact on what topic can be found after the FAQ. How do I access the NSE online training classes? Online training classes are available on FLC. Access is via the Partner Portal ( Once logged into the learning center, click Training / Learning Center Access How do I gain access to the Fortinet Learning Center? If you do not have credentials for the Partner Portal, please contact the Primary/Admin Fortinet contact at your company, who can grant you access directly. Otherwise a log-in can be requested here, or by your local Fortinet Manager. Important: After you are granted Partner Portal access, please allow up to 48 hours for FLC access (prior to this delay, an error message will be displayed). Where can I find complete information on the training courses offered to prepare for the exams? Visit the Fortinet.com website for complete details on each technical training course associated with NSE levels 4-8. These PDF data sheets are available at How can I see which coursework I have signed up for, and what I have completed? When on FLC, click on Catalog & Metrics/My Transcript, and see all classes that you have enrolled in, and the completion status. What is the equivalence between the old FCNSA/FCNSP and the NSE Program? FCNSA and FCNSP were 2 separate exams under the previous Fortinet Certification Program. Under the new NSE Program, those exams have been updated and combined into a single exam NSE 4 Fortinet Network Security Professional. How long does it take to follow and be certified on each level? The time required preparing for any particular level of the NSE Program is based on the amount of time an individual can allot to study, the amount of experience they possess and their individual aptitude. Lower levels of the program and be achieved in a fairly short period of time, given one s situation. Mid to upper level technical levels NSE 4-7 require a greater investment in time and resources to attend more formal training, proctored labs and exams. NSE 8, depending on the amount of knowledge and skill gained through experiential learning, can require many months to prepare; NSE 8 is an expert level assessment only part of the program and is intended only for well-seasoned technical professionals. Is there a limit to the number of times that the certification exams can be retaken after unsuccessful attempts? Yes. The NSE 4 and NSE 8 exams (written and practical) may only be taken once in any 30 day period. Are all training course available online? NSE 1-5 and certain courses of NSE 6 are available to partners at no fee, as self-study courses on-line through the FLC. Instructor led versions are available for a fee. Fortinet Technical Training is working to create a selfpaced on-line training equivalents for NSE 7. How many seats per session An unlimited number of partner individuals can participate in the self-paced versions on any training available. There is a limit to the number of seats that partners can reserve in the instructor Facilitated Labs, i.e. NSE 4 FortiGate l & ll. Partners can only occupy 6 seats per no fee, Facilitated Lab. For instructor led, fee based training classes there is no capacity limitation up to the maximum number of seats in any given class. What happens if I register for an instructor led class, such as a Fortigate l & ll Facilitated Lab and cannot attend. Partner individuals that register for an instructor class or lab and are unable to attend must contact Fortinet Technical Training before the class or lab begins, using the contact information at the end of this document and request to be moved to another class or lab, or request to be unregistered. Failure to do so may prevent them from registering for, or attending a follow on class or lab. How can I download and print my NSE certificate? Once logged into the FLC via the Partner Portal, on the lefthand menu choose the option My Transcripts. Find the NSE 1 Security Associate, NSE 2 Security Associate, NSE 3 Security Associate, NSE 4 Security Professional, NSE 5 Security Analyst, NSE 6 Security Specialist, NSE 7 Security Troubleshooter, or NSE 8 Security Expert listed on your transcript. You can download and print the certificates by clicking on the Print Certificate button at the bottom of the screen. Go to next page Go to next page
12 Are the proctored exams free to partners? Proctored exams are not free to partners, a voucher can be purchased from your Fortinet Distributor. What is the process for end customers to follow the training? Customers do not participate in NSE 2 3, but may use NSE 1 if they wish. NSE 4 is the entry point for enduser/customers. For recognition at any level, all other requirements apply. How long do we have to transition to NSE? The Partner Level requirements given in Part 3 of this Guide are to be completed by December 31st, How does Support PIN Code qualification work with the NSE program? In 2015, engineers working for Platinum, Gold and Silver Partners can obtain a Support PIN code if they are certified NSE 4 AND if their company is compliant with their Partner Level NSE 4 requirements. In the future, it will be necessary for the company to be compliant with all NSE 1-8 Partner Level certification requirements in order for the NSE 4 engineer to qualify for a PIN code. What other NSE resources are available? Visit the Fortinet.com website for complete PDF data sheets on each NSE Technical Training. These can be found at Also visit the Partner Portal/ Training tab for further documentation. This section will be updated as new materials are released. Where can I find information on upcoming training courses that have been scheduled? Visit / Training / Training Course Schedule for a complete list of upcoming classes. Do you have a question that was not answered in this Guide? Don t hesitate to contact us: Questions on accessing and navigating in the Fortinet Learning Center, course content and availability, or certification delivery? Contact or Questions on Partner Level requirements, the Partner Specialist Program, or the Partner Portal? Contact your local Fortinet Manager or 22
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