CCNA Security is a job role based certification for Security Specialists, Security Administrators, and Network Security Support Engineers. This certification validates skills including installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices and develops competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.
Students completing the recommended Cisco training will gain an introduction to security technologies as well as how to develop security policies and mitigate risks. IT organizations that employ CCNA Security-holders will have IT staff that can develop a security infrastructure, recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats.
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A valid CCENT or a valid CCNA Routing and Switching or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.
Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS v2.0)
CCNA Security certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:
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