MikroTik Certified Security Engineer Certification (MTCSE)

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MikroTik Certified Security Engineer Certification (MTCSE)

The Mikrotik Training Academy offers interested parties from all over the world the opportunity to gain experience and to find out more about MikroTik products and technologies. The MikroTik training program consists of courses that are held worldwide by official MikroTik certified trainers. Participation in these courses therefore also offers the opportunity to receive professional certification in various MikroTik product technologies.

The MikroTik Certified Security Engineer (MTCSE) course is designed for network engineers who want to deploy MikroTik RouterBoard technologies and RouterOS technologies in real-world situations such as corporate networks, WISPs, and ISPs.

Part of the course are practical exercises with a training kit so that you can apply the knowledge you have acquired straight away. The exam to be passed is a central online test specified by MikroTik. If you pass the exam, you will receive an official certificate from MikroTik.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to plan and implement security measures in networks or verify that they are appropriate for existing networks.

Language : This course is multilingual and is held in German and English.


Module 1 - Introduction

  • Attacks, mechanisms and services
  • The most common threats
  • RouterOS security deployment
  • Module 1 laboratory

Module 2 - Firewall

  • Packet flow, firewall chains
  • Stateful firewall
  • RAW table
  • SYN flood mitigation using RAW table
  • RouterOS default configuration
  • Best practices for management access
  • Detecting an attack to critical infrastructure services
  • Bridge filter
  • Advanced options in firewall filter
  • ICMP filtering
  • Module 2 laboratory

Module 3 - OSI Layer Attacks

  • MNDP attacks and prevention
  • DHCP: rogue servers, starvation attacks and prevention
  • TCP SYN attacks and prevention
  • UDP attacks and prevention
  • ICMP Smurf attacks and prevention
  • FTP, telnet and SSH brute-force attacks and prevention
  • Port scan detection and prevention
  • Module 3 laboratory

Module 4 - Cryptography

  • Introduction to cryptography and terminology
  • Encryption methods
  • Algorithms – symmetric, asymmetric
  • Public key infrastructure (PKI)
  • Certificates
    • Self-signed certificates
    • Free of charge valid certificates
    • Using the certificates in RouterOS
  • Module 4 laboratory

Module 5 - Securing the Router

  • Port knocking
  • Secure connections (HTTPS, SSH, WinBox)
  • Default ports for the services
  • Tunneling through SSH
  • Module 5 laboratory

Module 6 - Secure Tunnels

  • Introduction to IPsec
  • L2TP + IPsec
  • SSTP with certificates
  • Module 6 laboratory
  • * Preisangaben: zzgl. der gesetzlichen Mehrwertsteuer
  • Voraussetzungen für Teilnahme: MTCNA
  • Weitere enthalten Leistungen:

    Tagungs-/Schulungsunterlagen, Mittagessen, Pausenerfrischungen

  • zusätzliche Information:

    Hotelbuchungen sind separat zu tätigen. Die Kursunterlagen sowie der Online-Multiple-Choice-Test sind in Englisch.

Hourly Schedule

Day 1 - Day 2

9 clock - 17 o'clock
Module 1 - Introduction
(For details see course content)
9 clock - 17 o'clock
Module 2 - Firewall
(For details see course content)
9 clock - 17 o'clock
Module 3 - OSI Layer Attacks
(For details see course content)
9 clock - 17 o'clock
Module 4 - Cryptography
(For details see course content)
9 clock - 17 o'clock
Module 5 - Securing the Router
(For details see course content)
9 clock - 17 o'clock
Module 6 - Secure Tunnels
(For details see course content)
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10 - 11 May 2021






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