Software and networking become more and more interconnected every day,
ever greater need for robust, scalable security across all platforms—from
to mobile devices. With intent-based networking, security teams can take
of automation to scale their security solutions. To capitalize on these
today’s security professionals need a broader range of skills and deeper
strategic technology areas. The CCNP Security certification program gives
that breadth and depth.
We designed the CCNP Security certification to help you prove your skills in
ever-changing landscape of security technologies. The certification covers
technologies and a security focus area of your choice. You choose where you
focus. You choose where to take your career.
Among the industry’s most widely recognized and respected certifications,
sets you apart. It tells the world you know what you are doing. In addition,
any CCNP certification exam earns you a Cisco® Specialist
recognized for your accomplishments along the way.
What does it take to earn this
To earn CCNP Security, you pass two exams: a core exam and a security
concentration exam of your choice. And now every exam in the CCNP Security
program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized
for your accomplishments along the way.
The core exam focuses on your knowledge of security infrastructure. The
core exam is also the qualifying exam for CCIE Security certification.
Passing the core exam will qualify candidates to schedule and take the
CCIE lab within the validity of their core exam.
Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics. You
can prepare for concentration exams by taking their corresponding Cisco