CCNP Security certification program is aligned specifically to the job role of the Cisco Network Security Engineer responsible for Security in Routers, Switches, Networking devices and appliances, as well as choosing, deploying, supporting and troubleshooting Firewalls, VPNS, and IDS/IPS solutions for their networking environments.
CCNA Security or any CCIE Certification can act as a pre-requisite.
|Required Exam(s)||Recommended Training||Cost|
|642-637 SECURE v1.0||Secure v1.0 Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SECURE v1.0)||$3,395|
|642-617 FIREWALL v1.0||Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions (FIREWALL v1.0)||$3,395|
|642-647 VPN v1.0||Deploying Cisco ASA VPN Solutions (VPN v1.0)||$3,395|
642-627 IPS v7.0
|Implementing Cisco Intrusion Prevention System v7.0 - (IPS v7.0)||$3,395|
Cisco professional level certifications (CCDP, CCNP, CCSP, CCIP, CCVP, CCNP Security, CCNP SP Operations, CCNP Wireless) are valid for three years. To recertify, pass any 642-XXX exam that is part of the professional level curriculum or any CCIE lab or written exam or CCDE Written or Practical exam or the Architect interview AND the Architect board review before the certification expiration date.
Achieving or recertifying any of the certifications above automatically extends your active Associate and Professional level certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved. For more information, access the Cisco About Recertification page.