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Implementing Fortinet Collaboration NSE 6 FortiMail Core Technologies

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Course Overview

In this course, you will analyze email security challenges that administrators face, and learn where and how to deploy, manage, and troubleshoot FortiMail to protect your network from email-borne threats. You will also explore the role of FortiMail as a specialized device, and how its features provide both high-performance and in-depth security for business-critical communications.


You must have an understanding of the topics covered in FCP – FortiGate Security and FCP – FortiGate Infrastructure, or have equivalent experience.

It is also recommended that you have an understanding of the following topics:

  • SMTP
  • PKI
  • LDAP


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Position FortiMail in an existing or new email infrastructure using any of the flexible deployment modes
  • Understand the system architecture of FortiMail: how email flows through its modules; how it applies intelligent routing and policies to email; and how it can protect the priceless reputation of your message transfer agent (MTA)
  • Use your existing LDAP server to manage and authenticate users
  • Secure email transmission using best-in-class technologies, such as SMTPS, SMTP over TLS, and identity-based encryption (IBE)
  • Throttle client connections to block MTA abuse
  • Block spam using sophisticated techniques, such as deep header inspection, spam outbreak, heuristics, and the FortiGuard Antispam service
  • Eliminate spear phishing and zero-day viruses
  • Integrate FortiMail with FortiSandbox for advanced threat protection (ATP)
  • Prevent accidental or intentional leaks of confidential and regulated data
  • Archive email for compliance

Target Audiance

  • Security professionals involved in the management, configuration, administration, and monitoring of FortiMail in small to enterprise deployments should attend this course.

Schedule Dates

Implementing Fortinet Collaboration NSE 6 FortiMail Core Technologies
13 August 2024 - 14 August 2024
Implementing Fortinet Collaboration NSE 6 FortiMail Core Technologies
13 November 2024 - 14 November 2024
Implementing Fortinet Collaboration NSE 6 FortiMail Core Technologies
13 February 2025 - 14 February 2025
Implementing Fortinet Collaboration NSE 6 FortiMail Core Technologies
13 May 2025 - 14 May 2025

Course Content

  • Understanding the role and importance of FortiMail in email security.

  • Configuring and deploying FortiMail appliances in a network environment.

  • Exploring various filtering methods to enhance email security.

  • Implementing effective anti-spam techniques using FortiMail.

  • Configuring encryption policies to secure sensitive email communication.

  • Utilizing FortiMail for DLP to prevent unauthorized data leakage.


Fortinet Collaboration NSE 6 FortiMail Core Technologies is a certification program designed to validate the skills and knowledge required for effectively implementing and managing FortiMail, Fortinet’s secure email gateway solution.

FortiMail is crucial for organizations in Dubai to ensure secure communication via email, protecting against threats such as phishing, malware, and data loss, which are prevalent in today’s cyber landscape.

Prior experience with network security concepts and basic understanding of FortiMail functionalities are recommended. Additionally, completing the NSE 4 certification is advised for a foundational understanding.

Fortinet provides comprehensive training materials, including courses, videos, and documentation, which cover all exam objectives. Additionally, practical experience with FortiMail deployment and configuration is invaluable.

The exam covers a range of topics, including FortiMail system configuration, routing and policy configuration, content inspection, authentication, encryption, troubleshooting, and integration with other Fortinet products.

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