Your Fast-Track to Cortex Expertise

Cortex10 is Westcon’s 10-week tech challenge to guide, prepare and support you to get your “Palo Alto Networks Accredited Systems Engineer (PSE): Cortex Professional” certification in just 10 short weeks. Cortex10 is right for you if:

You want support with your learning


Freebie time

Every Cortex10 member that passes their PSE-A exam before 31st October 2020 and attended our virtual learning sessions, will receive "working from kit" to kick off their PSE-Associate life in style.

You want your PSE-P certs ASAP                  .


Quiz time

Our virtual learning sessions aren't just educational but also interactive. Join the quizzes to win up to $50 vouchers during each session.

You can invest ~1,5-2h/ week for 10 weeks


Exam time

The 25 first Cortex10 member joining our virtual learning sessions and booking their PSE-P will receive a free-of-charge voucher for this exam. (usually $90, must be booked before 31st Oct 2020 to be sat before 31st December 2020)

You’re up for winning some prizes                      .


Gadget time

All Cortex10 members that joined our virtual learning sessions and pass their PSE-P exam before 31st Dec 2020 will receive a UV-sterilising box with wireless charging to keep you connected and safe.

What the 10-week challenge looks like

Week Activity Time required
Week 1

Online self-learning - LevelUp XDR & MTH

Online self-learning - LevelUp XSOAR


45 min

Week 2

Online self-learning - Cortex PSE-Associate part 1 and 2
Virtual session in week 5

4,5 hours
Week 3 Virtual session - 22nd Sept - 9am (CET)
How to run Cortex XDR virtual hands-on workshop; Train the trainer
1 hour
Week 4

Virtual session - 29th Sept - 9am (CET)
Cortex XDR virtual hands on workshop

3 hours

Week 5

Virtual session - 6th Oct - 9am (CET)
How to run an XSOAR workshop; Train the trainer

Virtual session - 8th Oct - 10am (CET)
Guided Cortex PSE-Associate part 1 and 2

1 hour



Week 6 Virtual session - 13th Oct - 9am (CET)
Cortex XSOAR virtual hands on workshop
2,5 hours
Week 7 Virtual session - 20th Oct - 9am (CET)
How to POC XDR
1 hour
Week 8 Virtual session - 27th Oct - 9am (CET)
1 hour
Week 9 Cortex Learning PSE Professional 1 hour
Week 10 Cortex Exam PSE Professional – schedule exam in advance to secure a spot! 2 hours

Virtual sessions will be recorded and are made available exclusively to registrants until end of October 2020.
Virtual sessions will be held in English.
Once you’ve signed up we will send you all the necessary info around your self-learnign as well as all diary markers forour guided virtual sessions.

Sign up now