Cisco redesigns CCNP Security Certification

Enterprise IT vendor Cisco announced the introduction of a new Cybersecurity Specialist Certification and other security solutions training.

Cisco said the redesigned CCNP Security Certification focuses on enabling network security engineers that are required to design, deploy, maintain and manage end-to-end network security solutions.

The updated certification and training provides a holistic understanding of the elements that coexist to provide a complete network security posture.

The new Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist Certification offers network security analysts the latest threat detection and mitigation skills using the most advanced security solutions currently available.


The Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist Certification recognizes security professionals that have attained specialist in-depth expertise and proven knowledge in the essential areas of proactive cyber threat detection and mitigation.

Designed for professional security analysts and leveraging the features of Cisco and other network security products used today, the certification focuses on event monitoring, security event alarm, traffic analysis and incident response.

For network security engineers looking to gain in-depth expertise on specific Cisco network security products, Cisco continues its commitment to providing the latest and best in Cisco product and technology training with new courses.

“To stay ahead of these new security challenges, individuals require validated training that aligns with business requirements both today and into the future. The enhanced security training and certifications introduced today provide sophisticated education to equip professionals with the necessary skills to defend mission critical networks,” said Jeanne Beliveau Dunn, vice president and general manager, [email protected]

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