Course Code: FIREWALL
Course Name: 642-617: CCNP SECURITY-FIREWALL v1.0
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.
Valid CCNA Security Certification can act as a pre-requisite.
Exam ID: 642-617 FIREWALL v1.0
The 642-617 Firewall exam is associated with the CCSP, CCNP Security & Cisco ASA Specialist Certifications. This exam tests a candidate’s knowledge and skills needed to implement and maintain Cisco ASA-based perimeter solutions. Successful candidates 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 v1.0 course.
CCNP Security certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:
Pass any current 642-XXX Professional level exam, or
Pass any current CCIE Written Exam, or
Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications.
Achieving or recertifying any of the certifications above automatically extends your active Associate and Professional level certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.