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Last date to test: February 23, 2020

The 400-251 CCIE Security written exam will be retired on February 23, 2020.

400-251 CCIE Security

Certification: CCIE Security

Duration: 120 minutes (90 - 110 questions)

Available languages: English

Exam overview

The 400-251 CCIE Security written exam validates experts who have the knowledge and skills to architect, engineer, implement, troubleshoot, and support the full suite of Cisco security technologies and solutions using the latest industry best practices to secure systems and environments against modern security risks, threats, vulnerabilities, and requirements.

Topics include network functionality and security-related concepts and best practices, as well as Cisco network security products, solutions, and technologies in areas such as next generation intrusion prevention, next generation firewalls, identity services, policy management, device hardening, and malware protection.

The written exam utilizes the unified exam topics which includes emerging technologies, such as Cloud, Network Programmability (SDN), and Internet of Things (IoT).

Exam preparation

Practice

Practice your skills for this exam in these hands-on lab environments and then test your knowledge with this practice exam.

Study groups

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Self-study materials

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To schedule your exam

Last date to test: February 23, 2020

 

  1. Log into your account at Pearson VUE.
  2. Select Proctored Exams and enter the exam number, 400-251.
  3. Follow the prompts to register.

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