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.
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CCNA Security or valid CCSP or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.
Cisco professional level certifications are valid for three years.
To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:
Achieving or recertifying any of the certifications above automatically extends your active Associate and Professional level certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved. For more information, access the Cisco About Recertification page.
For a complete list of available network security training, visit the Security Training page.
Courses listed are offered by Cisco Learning Partners the authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. For a list of Cisco Learning Partners, use the Cisco Learning Locator.
The only authorized publisher of books for Cisco certification self-study and network technology learning is Cisco Press. Visit Cisco Press for the latest CCNP Security publications to help prepare you for your certification.
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