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Cisco IPS Specialist

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This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Cisco Systems
San Jose, CA USA
Phone: 800-553-6387
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $200 (shortest track)               

For individuals who can deploy, configure, and troubleshoot the Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) to work well in a complete security solution. Additionally, the Cisco IPS Specialist is the foundation for individuals who can operate and monitor Cisco IOS Software and IPS technologies to prevent, understand, and respond to intrusion attempts.

Initial Requirements:
You must hold a valid CCNA Security, or any CCIE Certification. You must then pass the Implementing Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) exam ($200). Training is available but not required.

Continuing Requirements:
Certifications are valid for two years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass a 642-XXX Security professional-level written exam, or
  • Pass the current CCIE written exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE written exam, or current CCDE Practical Exam
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review

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