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Express Security Specialization

Advance Your Path to Success

Expand opportunities and increase profitability with this specialization.

Advance Your Path to Success

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 four areas: email security, next-generation firewall, web security, and intrusion prevention systems. Once you have completed the requirements of one or more focus areas, you will be 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.

Express Security Specialization – Email

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.

Express Security Specialization – Next – Generation Firewall

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).

Express Security Specialization – Web

Partners wanting to develop a web security practice should complete this focus area. It covers the Cisco Web Security solution and how it integrates with customer data centers, networks, and branch offices.

Express Security Specialization – Intrusion Prevention Systems

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.