MikroTik Certified Security Engineer

2 Day Class, Jun 26-27 at Irving, TX

Instructor: Rick Frey



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


  • 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

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


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

Securing the Router

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

Secure Tunnels

  • Introduction to IPsec
  • L2TP + IPsec
  • SSTP with certificates

REGISTER EARLY and save $$$!

Early Registration Open Now: $695

Regular Registration: $895

Course prerequisites: MTCNA certificate

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Meeting Location Information

We have a special rate of $99 per night at the host hotel. Click the link below to get the $99 rate.

The event will be held at LaQuinta DFW North.

4850 West John Carpenter Freeway Irving, TX 75063

Class Schedule

  • Courses are 1-3 days long and typically take place in the Hotel conference room.
  • Each class day begins at 9:00 am and ends at 5:00 pm (or later if we run behind) with an hour lunch break.
  • The certification test will be given on the last day of class and should be completed no later than 6:00 pm.
  • You are required to make at least 60% on the exam. If you score a 50% or better, a second chance can be given.

What You Need to Know & Bring

  1. You will need a working laptop with administrative privileges so you can set a static IP address. You will also need to know how to set a static IP on your laptop and Google is a great place to search for guides on how to do that. Your laptop needs an Ethernet port!
  2. Bring a standard power strip, two each Cat5 cables at least 3 feet long and a notebook to write in, everything else is provided.
  3. You need a basic understanding of networking and subnetting. There are tons of YouTube videos to watch to learn subnetting.
  4. All students attending and taking an exam will receive one free RouterOS Level 4 license

Cancellations: In case you need to cancel your participation at the seminar, a written notice should be sent in by e-mail to training@learnmikrotik.com prior the seminar. There is an administrative fee of US$100 for refunds. There is no refund for training fees paid if cancellation is received less than 10 days before the event.