Cisco security certifications focus on the growing need for knowledgeable network professionals who can implement complete security solutions. The ASA Specialist certification identifies individuals who possess in-depth expertise with implementing security technologies using the Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) technologies, especially firewall and VPN functionality. Other topics include ACL, AAA, advanced protocol handling, remote access VPN, secure socket layer VPN, site-to-site VPNs, failover, and security appliance management. Cisco ASA Specialists possess the ability to describe, configure, verify and manage the ASA products and the Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM).
For information on Prerequisites, Required Exams, and Recommended Training please go to the main page for Cisco ASA Specialist.
Cisco ASA Specialist certification to be retired
Beginning April 22, 2014, the Cisco ASA Specialist certification will be retired and no new certifications will be issued. Last day to test using 642-618 FIREWALL and 642-648 VPN exams is April 21, 2014.
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