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Cisco IOS Security 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 have the hands-on knowledge and skills that are required to secure networks.

Initial Requirements:
You must hold a CCNA Secrity certification. You must then pass the Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches exam ($200). The exam consists of 60 - 70 questions and has a 90 minute time limit. Training is available but not required.

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

    >li>Pass a 642-XXX Security professional-level written exam
  • Pass the current CCIE written exam
  • 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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