Network Admission Control Specialist
Learn more about the Network Admission Control Specialist certification.
The Cisco Network Admission Control Specialist demonstrates the hands-on skills necessary to install, configure and operate the Cisco NAC Appliance. By applying their knowledge of the Cisco NAC solution, the Cisco Network Admission Control Specialist demonstrates the skills and knowledge needed to effectively identify, isolate and clean infected or vulnerable devices that attempt to access the network.
Exams & Recommended Training
|Required Exam(s)||Recommended Training|
|642-591 CANAC||Implementing Cisco NAC Appliance (CANAC)|
The best way to prepare for the certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:
Implementing Cisco NAC Appliance (CANAC)
The Implementing Cisco NAC Appliance (CANAC) course is aimed at providing network security engineers with the knowledge and skills needed to secure NAC Phase 2 Network devices that enforce admission control policy on switches.
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- Exam Topics
- Hardening Cisco IOS Devices
- Secure Network Analysis Essentials with Case Studies
- Cisco Learning Network - A variety of self-study materials can be found here.
Learning Partner Content
To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
The 642-591 CANAC Implementing Cisco NAC Appliance exam is associated with both the Cisco Certified Security Professional and the Cisco Network Admission Control Specialist certifications. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Implementing Cisco NAC Appliance course. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of the Cisco NAC Appliance solution.
Complete one of the following recertification options every two years:
- Re-take and pass all exams for each Specialist certification indicated on the specific certification page. Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not.
- Pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam
Achieving or recertifying CCDE or any CCIE automatically extends your active Specialist certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.