Your Fast-Track to Cortex Expertise is back

Back on popular demand and getting you ready to become a Cortex Specialised Partner.
Westcon’s 10-week expert challenge guides, prepares and supports 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

You want your PSE certs ASAP to prep for the Cortex Specialised Partner status

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

You’re up for winning some prizes

Freebie time

Every Cortex10 member that passes their PSE-A exam before 30th April 2021 and attended our virtual learning sessions, will receive "working from kit" to kick off their PSE-Associate life in style


Gadget time

All Cortex10 members that joined our virtual learning sessions and pass their PSE-P exam before 30th June 2021 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

Virtual session - 2nd March - 11am (CET)
Cortex - Go-to-market strategy

1 hour
Week 2

Online self-learning
LevelUp XSOAR preparation

Virtual session - 9th March - 11am (CET)
Guided LevelUp session - Cortex XSOAR

1 hour

1 hour

Week 3

Online self-learning
LevelUp XDR preparation

Virtual session - 16th March - 11am (CET)
Guided LevelUp session - Cortex XDR & MTH

30 min

1 hour

Week 4

Virtual session - 23rd March - 11am (CET)
Guided PSE-Foundation assessment

2 hours
Week 5

Virtual session - 30th March - 11am (CET)
Guided PSE-A Cortex assessment

2 hour

6 - 9

Self-paced online learning to prepare for PSE-P Cortex exam 4 hour/week
Week 10 PSE Cortex Professional Exam – 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 April 2021.Virtual sessions will be held in English. Once you’ve signed up we will send you all the necessary info around your self-learning as well as all diary markers for our guided virtual sessions.

Sign up now