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Security Specializations

Grow your business. Lead with security.

The threat surface has never been bigger or more complex. Only Cisco delivers truly effective security. And we want to help you build a more robust security practice. Specialize now and profit more.

See your profitability grow

Make sure your company stays current with the latest security solutions. Then help your customers stay protected.

Express Specialization – Security Express Track

The new Express Specialization helps you focus on customer business outcomes and threat-centric solutions. The simplified requirements make it much easier for you to receive additional discounts on new registered next-generation security solutions.

With the new Express Specialization you can:

  • Automatically become a Select Certified Partner on completion of the Express Specialization
  • Take part in channel incentives
  • Access Marketing Velocity Central for demand-generation materials to help you scale your security practice

Advanced Security Architecture

Achieve a higher level of technical expertise than most IT partners have. You can give customers more advanced solutions for their business needs—whether they’re small businesses, large enterprises, or anything in between.

For more information about the retirement of Advanced Specializations please view the announcement.

You can also:

  • Extend security capabilities with a broad portfolio of integrated solutions
  • Take part in the Value Incentive Program (VIP)
  • Increase deal size through architecture cross-sell opportunities
  • Find and sell our tested, validated security solutions at special price points
  • Take advantage of special discounts, and be recognized in the Partner Locator

Master Security

Network threats are becoming more complex. How can your company stay current with the latest security solutions? We'd like to help. Learn how to add security to all aspects of your customer's network. Adapt to new threats, and help your customers get the security coverage they need.

We've updated the Master Security Specialization to make sure your expertise is current.  With this specialization, you’ll gain a powerful competitive advantage and become part of an exclusive group. 

You can also:

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