Sophos Certified Administrator - UTM


2 Days






The Sophos Certified Administrator program is designed exclusively for Sophos customers. The goal is to enable Sophos customers and end users to become certified on Sophos products. If you are a Sophos Partner, please register for a partner training of the Sophos Partner Program.

This customer training is designed for technical professionals who will be administering Sophos SG UTM and provides the skills necessary to manage common day-to-day tasks.

It consists of presentations and practical lab exercises to reinforce the taught content, and electronic copies of the supporting documents for the course will be provided to each trainee through the online portal. The course is expected to take two days to complete, of which approximately half will be spent on the practical exercises.

Course Information

Prior to attending this course, trainees should have:

There are no pre-requisite for this course, however it is recommended that students should:

  • Have networking knowledge equivalent to CompTIA N+ or better
  • Be familiar with security best practices
  • Be able to setup a Windows server
  • Have experience of configuring and managing network gateway devices
  • Have knowledge of general Windows networking and Microsoft Active Directory

Please Note: The Sophos UTM Advanced Workshop is a optional one day add-on to this training and must be booked separately.

Course content:

This course is split into different modules, with practical labs combined throughout the course to allow for application of the content discussed.

  • Security threats and how the UTM protects against them
  • Getting Started with the UTM
  • Network Protection
  • Site-to-Site Connections
  • Authentication
  • Web Protection and Application Control
  • Email Protection
  • Wireless and Remote Access
  • Endpoint Protection and Mobile Control
  • Logging and Reporting

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Recognize the main technical capabilities and how they protect against threats
  • Complete common configuration tasks
  • Manage security events
  • Backup and restore the system
  • Complete common day-to-day tasks
  • View, manage and interpret logs and reports
  • Perform basic troubleshooting
  • Locate and use additional online resources
  • Gather information that will assist investigation by Sophos Support


To become a Sophos Certified Administrator, trainees must take and pass an online assessment. The assessment tests their knowledge of both the presented and practical content. The pass mark for the assessment is 80%, and is limited to four attempts.

Lab environment:

Each student will be provided with a pre-configured environment which simulates a company network with two sites, a head office and a branch office and contains Windows Servers and two SG UTMs.

Further information:

On request the training can be held onsite for individual customers delivered by Sophos’ Professional Services consultants. An onsite training requires a minimum of attendees and the requester must provide the training facilities (training room, projector, high speed internet access).  

Learn more about our Professional Services offerings.

Please contact us at to discuss your requirements.

Course dates:

日付 場所
2018 7 18 Germany-Wiesbaden 今すぐ予約
2018 8 01 Germany-Wiesbaden 今すぐ予約
2018 9 05 Germany-Wiesbaden 今すぐ予約
2018 9 13 Online Training (Live via Webinar) - North America 今すぐ予約

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