CCNP Security Certification

The Value of the CCNP Security Certification

Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (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.

Topics Now Included: Cisco Firepower NGIPS and Cisco AMP

To complete your CCNP Security Certification, you must pass the SCOR exam, along with one concentration exam of your choice.

 

CCNP Security Core

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

 


 

CCNP Security Concentration

 

Concentration Exam: 300-710 SNCF
Recommended Training: Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Firewall (SSNGFW)  or  Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (SSFIPS)

 

Concentration Exam: 300-715 SISE
Recommended Training: Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE)

 

Concentration Exam: 300-720 SESA
Recommended Training: Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (SESA)

 

Concentration Exam: 300-725 SWSA
Recommended Training: Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA)

 

Concentration Exam: 300-730 SVPN
Recommended Training: Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks (SVPN)

 

Concentration Exam: 300-735 SAUTO
Recommended Training: Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions (SAUI)

 

If you have already started working toward your CCNP Security certification, keep going. In the new Cisco certification program that started in February 2020, you’ll receive credit for work you’ve completed in the previous certification path.