|Career Opportunities||Associate Security engineer, Network security engineer, Information security analyst, Information security engineer|
|Skills||Implement and prepare the secure design. Identify point of entry, contain threat, and remediate. Incorporate security into your architecture to prevent attacks. Continuously detect anomalies and breaches. Security automation identifies cyberthreats, prioritizes alerts, and coordinates responses.|
|Renewal||Take and pass Certification Exam, Earn 120 credits or Combine Exam and Continuing Education|
|Themes||Network Security, Security Operations, Mobile Device Security, Enterprise Infrastructure, Data Center, Service Provider, Enterprise Wireless, Security, Collaboration,
Cloud security, Content security, Endpoint protection and detection, Secure network access, Visibility and enforcement
Software and networking are becoming increasingly interconnected every day, necessitating robust and scalable security solutions across all platforms. This growing demand for security extends from networks to mobile devices.
The implementation of intent-based networking enables security teams to leverage automation for scaling their security measures. With the attainment of CCIE Security certification, individuals can spearhead these transformative shifts. Hiring managers acknowledge this proficiency, with 71% expressing that certifications enhance their confidence in applicants’ capabilities.
The CCIE Security certification is tailored to empower professionals to establish themselves as technical frontrunners within the dynamic realm of security technologies and solutions. This certification encompasses essential technology domains and verifies comprehensive proficiency in intricate security technologies and solutions, encompassing the complete lifecycle from strategizing and design to operation and optimization.
Regarded as one of the industry’s most renowned and esteemed certifications, CCIE communicates a clear message that individuals possess authoritative knowledge in their field. Moreover, successful completion of a CCIE certification qualifying exam result in the attainment of a Cisco® Specialist certification, underscoring accomplishments achieved throughout the journey.
The CCIE Security certification program validates your expertise with the latest technologies for today’s security job roles. To earn CCIE Security you complete two exams:
- The qualifying exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (350-701 SCOR), focuses on your knowledge of security infrastructure including network security, cloud security, content security, endpoint protection and detection, secure network access, visibility and enforcements. You can prepare for this exam by taking the training course, Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies v1.0 (SCOR).
- The 8-hour, hands-on lab exam, CCIE Security v6.0, covers the end-to-end lifecycle of complex security solutions and technologies from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.
To achieve CCIE certification, you must take and pass your lab exam within 3 years of passing your core exam.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE Security, but you should have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
CCIE candidates are recommended to have five to seven years of experience with designing, deploying, operating and optimizing security technologies and solutions prior to taking the exam.
Official Study Materials
- Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR)
- SCOR Study Materials
- CCIE Security (v6.0) Exam Topics – Lab Exam
- Private Group Training
- CCIE Practical Exam Format