The Security track concentrates on network security and covers subjects such as Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance 5500 Series (CASA), IDS, Internetwork Operating System (IOS) security, and many others. The Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert is one of the most coveted Information Technology certifications today. It is designed to challenge even the most experienced networking professionals. With the long hours and dedication that will be required to pass the Lab exam will come personal and professional rewards.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification. Other professional certifications or training courses are not required. As this is an “expert-level’ certification, the knowledge required to complete the prequalification exam and the lab exam is vast and extensive. You will be expected to know just about everything and, as this is the security specialization, especially everything in relation to Cisco Security. Also you are expected to have an in-depth understanding of the topics in the exam blueprints and strongly encouraged to have three to five years of job experience before attempting certification.
There are two types of exams one written exam and one practical exam. The written exam is known as written CCIE Security exam or, more correctly, the CCIE Security Prequalification Exam #350-018. You must pass the two-hour, written qualification exam covering networking concepts and some equipment commands
It gives you expert level knowledge and experience in designing the secured network. Cisco CCIE Security certifies expertise with specific security protocols and components, as well as IP and IP routing.
CCIE Security certifications are valid for two years. After that you will have to clear the written exam within a year of your certification.
Employers across the globe search for Cisco certified network experts who can effectively utilize Cisco products. CCSP certification can be gained by just one exam after that you become sought after the whole world. For CCSP certified sky is the limit. Our Cisco Security courses are built using a unique lab topology that sets us apart from other Cisco training providers by enhancing our hands-on labs to include PCs in all Security Zones and exclusive, realistic scenarios that you won't find in standard labs. Security administrators are in huge demand now, and according to a recent study performed by Forrester Consulting for Cisco that demand is literally going to almost double over the next five years. Presently, 46% of companies included in the survey have at least one dedicated security network admin, and over the next five years that percentage will reach 80%. Employers who hire people with CCNA Security certifications can feel confident that their staff has the skills needed to develop a security infrastructure, to recognize vulnerabilities in networks, and to detect potential security threats.