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Cisco Certified Network Professional
CCNP® Security Certification

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Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP Security) certification program is aligned specifically to the job role of the Cisco Network Security Engineer responsible for Security in Routers, Switches, Networking devices and appliances, as well as choosing, deploying, supporting and troubleshooting Firewalls, VPNS, and IDS/IPS solutions for their networking environments.

In addition, The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) recognizes that Cisco CCNP Security courseware meets the CNSS 4013 training standard.

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CCNP Security Overview

CCNP Security Overview

Learn more about the benefits and requirements associated with achieving a CCNP Security certification. (3:36 min)

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News & Announcements


CCNP Security Certification Redesigned - to better align with current job roles and responsibilities, the certification program has been redesigned. Learn More.

Various Security Specialists Certifications to be Retired - With the retirement of current CCNP Security exams, various Security Specialists will be retired. Learn More

Now Available On Demand: Cisco Professional-level virtual event.  Learn about the benefits of Cisco Professional-level certifications in Data Center, Design, Security, Service Provider, Voice, Wireless, or Routing and Switching. Register Now

Cisco Career Certifications Awarded American National Standards Institute Accreditation—Cisco is the first networking vendor to offer a robust certification portfolio that meets the ANSI accreditation standard. Learn More

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Demand for Certified Security Professionals

Demand for Certified Security Professionals

John Stewart, Cisco Chief Security Officer addresses the skills gap and the increased demand for certified security professionals.

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Cisco Security Community — Blog
Apr 23, 2014 Summary: The Extended Network Requires Security That’s the Same, Only Different
Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) networks have historically been completely separate, with users of each living in blissful [...]
Apr 22, 2014 Cisco Announces Managed Threat Defense Service
While out talking to customers, I’ve continually heard about three fundamental security challenges they are wrestling to manage: changing business [...]

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Security Training Resources
Intrusion Prevention Fundamentals

Visit the Cisco Learning Network Store to access free security modules and presentations that map to the Cisco CCNP Security curriculum, all normally available only to Cisco Learning Network Premium members.

Free Security Modules

Intrusion Prevention Fundamentals is a detailed overview of intrusion prevention systems (IPS) technology. The book includes real-world scenarios, case studies, and teaches you the phases of an IPS project–from defining business needs to deployment. Learn how IPS works and what scenarios are appropriate for its use.

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