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Cisco IPS Specialist

Cisco security certifications focus on the growing need for knowledgeable network professionals who can implement complete security solutions. Cisco IPS Specialist can operate and monitor Cisco IOS Software and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) technologies to prevent, understand, and respond to intrusion attempts.


For information on Prerequisites, Required Exams, and Recommended Training please go to the main page for Cisco IPS Specialist


Cisco IPS Specialist Certification to be Retired

Beginning April 22, 2014, the Cisco IPS Specialist certification will be retired and no new certifications will be issued. Last day to test using 642-627 IPS exam is April 21, 2014.


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