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Cisco Security Solutions and Design Specialist

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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: $200 (shortest track)               

Summary:
Designed for Channel Partners, the Cisco Security Solutions and Design Specialist is for individuals who assess customer needs, sell, and design Cisco Self Defending Networks that protect vital assets, reduce costs, and improve productivity. Cisco Security Solutions and Design Specialists understand the key components of the Cisco Self-Defending Network strategy, including Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Network Admission Control (NAC) and Cisco Security Monitoring Analysis and Response System (CS MARS).

Initial Requirements:
You must first have a valid CCDA, CCDP, or CCIE certification. You must then pass the Security Solutions for Systems Engineers exam ($200). Associated training is available but not required.

Continuing Requirements:
Certification is valid for two years. To recertify, you must re-take and pass all exams for this certification. Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not. Alternatively, you can pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam.
Achieving or recertifying CCDE or any CCIE automatically extends your active Specialist certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.


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