CCNP Security (FIREWALL) Written Exam v2.0 Now Available

CCNP Security (FIREWALL) Written Exam v1.0 642-617 (Last day to test May 28, 2012), Candidates that have scheduled the written exam on June 1, 2012 or later should prepare using the 642-618 FIREWALL Exam Topics v2.0.

642-618 FIREWALL Exam Topics v2.0

Exam Description

The 642-618 Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions (FIREWALL v2.0) exam is associated with the CCNP Security and Cisco Firewall Specialist certifications. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills needed to implement and maintain Cisco ASA-based perimeter solutions. Successful graduates will be able to reduce risk to the IT infrastructure and applications using Cisco ASA features, and provide detailed operations support for the Cisco ASA. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Deploying Cisco ASA Firewall Solutions course.

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CCNA Security and CCNP Security Updated

CCNA Security and CCNP Security Certifications Include the Latest Cisco Security Products

Cisco announced today that it has updated the Cisco CCNA Security and Cisco CCNP Security Exams and Courses, which provide “job ready” practical skills and knowledge to address the latest advances in network security.

Staying ahead of potential security threats in the network is critical to prevent data loss and ensure IT compliance. A well-trained network security staff can lower network security implementation costs and time, both of which increase the network return on investment. Cisco Security certification programs provide training for implementing network security by using the latest Cisco security equipment and implementing the current industry-best practices.

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CCNP® Security Certification Syllabus

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.

CCNP Security Prerequisite

Valid CCNA Security certification, or

Valid CCSP certification, or

Valid CCNA certification plus SND exam pass

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