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CCNP Security Benefits

Today’s computing world mostly revolves around software and networking, and with the passage of time and particularly in the wake of recent advancement, both software and networking are becoming more interconnected. With this enlargement, our dependence on software and networking has also multiplied several times and we need to protect our databases and our on-going networks with robust, scalable security.

By introducing the new CCNP Security Certification, Cisco has offered the most prized opportunity to ambitious IT professional to launch their careers in today’s most demanded specialty. The CCNP Security credential validates your skills as a certified security solutions provider professional. The newly updated version of the CCNP Security certification has expanded its professional scope by adding new technologies in the updated exam modules such as Cisco ASA Firewalls, Routers, Switches, VPNs, IDS/IPS and AAA technologies. The certification also requires from the candidates to train themselves on technologies such as SISAS (Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions), SENSS (Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions), SIMOS (Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions) and SITCS (Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions).

The updated CCNP Security Certification also includes some of the technologies which previously came under the domain of CCIE Security. This batch of technologies covers Iron Port S series for Web Security, Email Security using C series Cisco Iron Port, ISE server, Flex VPN and more. The command on this broad spectrum of subjects enhances the worth of a successful CCNP Security Certification professionals in the industry. They are offered the most rewarding positions in the large-scale enterprises with huge benefits and perks.

The future of certified CCNP Security professionals is secure and bright. With the debut of the retooled Cisco CCNP Certification, it has proven to be much more rewarding than the previously CCNA and CCNP certifications. The new syllabi double the professional expertise of the individual. Hence, there are many more employment opportunities and enhanced salary packages.

Another benefit of obtaining the CCNP Security Professional Certification is that it works as a prerequisite for higher level certifications like CCNP, CCIE etc. Thus there are more chances for the certified professionals to develop their careers to utmost heights. This scenario must motivate those who want to build their careers with Cisco technologies.

To obtain the CCNP Security Professional Certification you have to pass two exams. One among them is the core exam and the other exam is to be selected from a list of concentration exams that cover a range of specialized technologies. The concentration exams provide you the opportunity to customize your specialty.

350-701 SCOR: Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR)

This exam is available English and Japanese and the time duration for the exam is only 120 minutes. The exam concentrates on topics such as Network security, Cloud security, Content security, Endpoint protection and detection; secure network access, Visibility and enforcement. The candidates are required to have in-depth knowledge on all the topics along with developing their hands-on practice. Being a professional exam of superior level, clarity on all topics is a necessary prerequisite. Once you successfully pass the Cisco 350-701 SCOR Certification Exam, you can opt for customizing your specialty by passing any of the following exams:

The following concentration exams allow you to focus on any particular technology and lay the foundation of your career. All of the concentration exams are equal in worth and substance and they require from all the candidates full command on exam modules.

• 300-710 SNCF: Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW)
• Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (SSFIPS)
• 300-715 SISE: Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE)
• 300-720 SESA: Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (SESA)
• 300-725 SWSA: Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA)
• 300-730 SVPN: Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks (SVPN)
• 300-735 SAUTO: Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions (SAUI)

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thinQtank® Learning is offering a unique nine-day training camp comprised of five days of instructor-led learning for Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR) and Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Service Engine (SISE).

When: December 10 – 18, 2020 (SCOR and SISE)
Where: Live Instruction Online

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