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About

Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Specialization is offered by Coursera in partnership with Palo Alto Networks. Gain cybersecurity workforce entry level skills while implementing the Next Generation Firewall.

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Overview

The Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with Palo Alto Networks prepares students for entry level careers in cybersecurity, with an emphasis on administering the Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewall. 

All courses also map learning objectives to the U.S. NIST/NICE framework and cybersecurity work roles.

The Specialization project requires that students demonstrate fundamental networking and skills learned in configuring the Palo Alto Networks firewall including but not limited to the following: create and analyze packet captures using Wireshark; initially configure firewall interfaces and zones; creating a firewall zero-trust environment with zones, security policies, and NAT; and decrypting SSH traffic through decryption policies.

Applied Learning Project

Completing the 5 course track as well as the labs will help prepare you to compete for the PCCSA certification, available through PearsonVue on-site or online proctored.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Palo Alto Networks Academy Cybersecurity Foundation
  • Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Gateway I
  • Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Gateway II
  • Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Essentials I
  • Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Essentials II

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 5 months
    • 5 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • There are no pre-requisite cybersecurity skills required for the specialization. Basic computing and Internet skills are required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 5 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 5 months.

Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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