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Cisco Certified Network Associate - Security (CCNA Security)

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This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Cisco Systems
San Jose, CA USA
Phone: 800-553-6387
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Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $250 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For individuals who have the skills required to secure Cisco networks by developing a security infrastructure, recognizing threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigating security threats. Emphasis is placed on core security technologies, installation, troubleshooting and monitoring of network devices, confidentiality and availability of data and devices, and competency in the technologies that Cisco uses in its security structure.

Initial Requirements:
Prerequisite: You must hold a valid CCENT, CCNA Routing & Switching OR CCIE certification.

You must also pass the Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security (IINS) exam ($250). The exam is 90 minutes long and consists of 55-65 questions. Training is available but not required.

Continuing Requirements:
CCNA Security certifications are valid for three years. Generally you can recertify by passing a specified exam or earning a higher-level certification, but check Cisco's website for the current details as they change from time to time.


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