Skip navigation
Cisco Learning Home > Certifications > CCIE Security > Syllabus > Documents

_Communities

Up to Documents in Syllabus

This is an archived version of the document. The current version can be viewed here.

Currently Being Moderated

CCIE Security - Syllabus

VERSION 66 
Created on: Jan 29, 2008 10:13 AM by Cert Guy - Last Modified:  Nov 10, 2009 3:01 PM by Adrie: Certifications Community Mgr.

CCIE® Security Certification


 

 

The CCIE Security Certification certifies expertise with specific security protocols and components, as well as IP and IP routing.

 

 

Partners: Log in for Partner Education Connection (PEC) Learning Map

 

 

 

Lab Exam Refresh:

Effective April 20th,2009, important content changes were implemented in the CCIE Security Lab Exam. Version 2.0 has been retired, candidates should prepare using the v3.0 Lab Exam Blueprint, Lab Equipment and Software Versions.  Please view the Lab Exam: Study/Learn tab for more information on how to study and prepare for the Lab Exam.

 

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification. Other professional certifications or training courses are not required.

Required Steps to Attain Certification

Candidates must first pass a written qualification exam and then the corresponding hands-on lab exam. You are expected to have an in-depth understanding of the topics in the exam blueprints and strongly encouraged to have three to five years of job experience before attempting certification. You can review the exam preparation materials included on this page for more information.


Steps to Certification

Step One: CCIE Security Written Exam

You must pass the two-hour, written qualification exam which covers networking concepts and some equipment commands before you are eligible to schedule the lab exam.

 

 

Step Two: CCIE Security Lab Exam

The eight-hour lab exam tests your ability to get a secure network running in a timed test situation. You must pass the lab within three years of passing the written to achieve certification. Your first lab attempt must be made within 18 months.

 


Recertification

CCIEs Are Required to Recertify Every Two Years

Active CCIE status shows your commitment to maintaining expert-level knowledge in an industry critical to the success of virtually every organization. CCIEs are encouraged to continually expand their technical knowledge and are required to pass a recertification exam every two years. If you do not complete your recertification before the deadlines, your CCIE certification will be suspended and you and your employer will lose the benefits associated with your expert status. You have one year to reinstate your CCIE status before you becomes inactive and must begin the certification process all over again.

More Information on CCIE Recertification

 


 

view or provide comments about this page

Comments (1)

Actions

Bookmarked By (0)

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

More by Cert Guy