End of Life (EOL) Announcement
This specialization has been retired
What happens next
Read the Q&A for details about the Express Security Specialization end of life. (PDF -221 KB)
Sell Security Solutions More Easily
You now have a new entry point into Cisco security specializations. With our new flexible program, the Express Security Specialization (ESS), you can get your security business going faster. You can focus on your business needs in two areas: next-generation firewall, and intrusion prevention systems. Once you have completed the requirements of one or more focus areas, you will are positioned as a Cisco Express Security Specialized Partner. Now you can sell the security technologies that will help you help your customers with their security concerns.
This entry program can bring more return on your investment through benefits such as Select Certification eligibility, fewer partner role requirements, reduced training time and cost, and higher market visibility.
This focus area provides training that will help you sell the one of the industry's most deployed stateful inspection firewalls with comprehensive next-generation firewall security services. These include Web Security Essentials (WSE), Application Visibility and Control (AVC), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), and virtual private networks (VPNs).
This focus area provides training that will help you sell Cisco's next-generation IPS portfolio. This portfolio sets a new standard for advanced threat protection. It integrates real-time contextual awareness, intelligent security automation, and excellent performance with industry-leading IPS solutions.
This focus area is designed for partners wanting to resell the industry-leading Cisco Email Security solutions. They offer high-availability protection against the constant rapidly changing threats affecting email today
Partners wanting to develop a web security practice should complete his focus area. It covers the Cisco Web Security solution and how it integrates with customer data centers, networks and branch offices.