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CCNP Security

Provide top-tier security

Cyberthreats are ever-evolving, which means our response must evolve too. When you earn your CCNP Security certification, you prove that you can step into the cybersecurity environment and protect the networks and data that clients rely on.

Showcase your knowledge of enterprise infrastructure, virtualization, assurance, security, and automation on the SCOR exam and then demonstrate your specialist skills in a concentration exam of your choice. Pass both exams to earn your certification.

Exams and trainings

Step 1: Take the Core exam and recommended training

Exam

350-701 SCOR exam

Test your knowledge and skills with operating core security technologies, including security for networks, cloud, and content.

Training

Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR)

Develop the skills and knowledge necessary to secure networks and provide data and user protection and prepare for the 350-701 SCOR exam.

Exam

350-701 SCOR exam

Test your knowledge and skills with operating core security technologies, including security for networks, cloud, and content.

Training

Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR)

Develop the skills and knowledge necessary to secure networks and provide data and user protection and prepare for the 350-701 SCOR exam.

 

 

Step 2: Choose one Concentration exam and recommended training

300-710 SNCF

Showcase your knowledge of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense and Firepower 7000 and 8000 Series virtual appliances, including policy configuration, integration, deployment, and management.

Recommended training:

Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall

Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS

300-715 SISE

Prove your ability to deploy and use the Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) to gain network visibility, streamline security policy management, and contribute to operational efficiency.

Recommended training:

Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine

 

 

300-720 SESA

Demonstrate your skills with deploying and using the Cisco Email Security Appliance to establish protection for your emails against various attacks and to help streamline email security policy management.

Recommended training:

Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance

 

300-725 SWSA

Showcase your ability to implement, use, and maintain the Cisco Web Security Appliance (WSA) to provide advanced protection for business email and control against web security threats.

Recommended training:

Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance

 

300-730 SVPN

Demonstrate your knowledge of the implementation, configuration, monitoring, and support of enterprise Virtual Private Network (VPN) solutions to create secure and encrypted data, remote accessibility, and increased privacy.

Recommended training:

Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks

300-735 SAUTO

Demonstrate your ability to design advanced automated security solutions for your network using modern programming concepts.

Recommended training:

Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions

 

Getting started

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Start your CCNP Security journey

Step 1: Review

Learn more about the CCNP Security program and what it takes to earn your certification.

Step 2: Study and train

Explore our training options and find the plan that's best for you.

Step 3: Connect to our community

Your free Cisco Learning Network membership includes free study resources to supplement your learning journey. Access training videos, webinars and the CCNP Community, where you can ask technical questions, join discussions, and receive study tips to help you achieve your CCNP.

Step 4: Practice

Practice with Cisco labs, simulation tools, and sandboxes.

Step 5: Assess

Test your readiness with official CCNP Security practice questions.

Step 6: Schedule test

Schedule to take your CCNP Security exam online or at a Pearson VUE location available worldwide.

Step 7: Certify

Log in to the Certification Tracking System to see your updated status and claim your digital kit. If this was your final certification exam, congratulations! It’s time to celebrate and tell the world about your accomplishment.

Step 8: Recertify

Keep your certification current and your skills sharp with Continuing Education.

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