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CCNP Security Frequently Asked Question

What is CCNP Security Certification?

CCNP is abbreviated form of Cisco Certified Network Professional in Security track. It is the professional level IT certification offered by Cisco. There are regular updates in the exam pattern and course syllabus of the Certification exam that may be learned in 8-10 weeks duration at Networkers Home. There are 4 exams of 90 minutes duration each: 300-206 SENSS, 300-210 SITCS, 300-208 SISAS and 300-209 SIMOS.

What is the future Scope of CCNP Security?

CCNP Security is an advanced Cisco certification in modern Network Security domain. The scope of CCNP Security is very vast and it helps us begin with job roles such as Network Security Support Specialist, Network Security Administrator, Network Security Engineer/ Consultant and many others after getting certified in CCNP Security Certified.

What all does CCNP Security Program cover?

A CCNP Security validates the ability to configure & implement security features on Cisco Security devices such as Routers, Switches, ASA, NGIPS and NGFW. This certification helps validate skills to test, deploy, configure and troubleshoot Cisco Security appliances. A detailed info on theoretical topics and labs covered are mentioned on the respective programs section of our website.

Where does Networkers Home stand in CCNP Security training?

Networkers Home is best institute for an aspirant to take up CCNP Security training in both online and the classroom mode. The institute has experienced trainers, 24×7 accessible Lab facility, latest training material and Placement sessions for all the enrolled candidates. The institute possess more than 12 years of experience in Cisco Certifications course training programs.

What is the exam code for current version of CCNP Security Certification?

There are 4 exams required to be cleared in order to get CCNP Security Certified: 300-206 SENSS, 300-210 SITCS, 300-208 SISAS and 300-209 SIMOS. Each exam is for the duration of 90 minutes and could be undertaken either in English or Japanese language.

What is the course fee of CCNP Certification training?

The course fee for CCNP Security Certification training can be obtained from institute. You may visit the institute physically to have a good view on the training and learning facility. You may also visit website and find the details of the same.

What study material is referred for CCNP Security Training?

Here at Networkers Home, we provide best study material for CCNP Security training. The workbooks are updated regularly by our R&D team at the institute. There are dedicated lab trainers who impart additional knowledge and skills to the trainees.

Which companies are hiring CCNP Security candidates?

There are various reputed IT giants such as Cisco, Iopex, TAC and many others pick the CCNP Security candidates from the institute. There is a huge demand for knowledgeable and trained CCNP Security candidate in IT industry.

How much am I expected to earn once I complete CCNP Security?

As per Payscale the famous research platform, a security networking engineer earns 4.3 LPA on an average. This may grow up to a limit of 9.8 LPA and the same as a senior Network Engineer profile may reach up to 14 LPA while profiles such as Technical consultant may get you till 22 LPA.

Who are leading trainers in Security track at Networkers Home?

The trainers are certified at Networkers Home along with a lot of training experience. The details about a trainer can be obtained from an institute while enrolling for the program. Also the demo sessions of trainers are available on YouTube that will help you in gaining fair idea about the training facility.

Does Networkers Home have appropriate infrastructure for CCNP Security training?

Yes. The training facility at Networkers Home is among one of the best and it includes availability of equipment, 24×7 lab access, dedicated lab trainer, real Cisco devices and much more.

What is the expected fee for CCNP Certification exam?

The CCNP Certification exam fee changes at regular interval and may be obtained at the Cisco website. Currently, the fee for the CCNP Security Certification exam is USD 600 that may change later.

Is weekend training available for working professionals?

Yes. The weekend training is available for the working professionals and the batch details may be obtained by contacting the institute for further information.

Can working professionals avail online facility for CCNP Security training?

Yes, the online training may be availed by both fast track and regular candidates during weekdays as well as weekends in both morning and evening sessions. The details on batch timings and training fees can be obtained at institute. The online candidates get access to similar facilities of study material, lab facility with 24×7 accesses such as regular candidates.

What programming languages should I learn before applying through MNCs?

There is no basic requirement to have the knowledge of programming languages for placements. Though having good expertise in C, C++ and Java languages would be an additional plus to the overall expertise of a fresher candidates.

Is CCNP Security better than CCNP R&S as per current industry perspective?

Definitely, the course module and syllabus of CCNP Security is much more interesting when compared to CCNP R&S. Actually for taking up CCNP Security course itself you would require the CCNA R&S, CCNP R&S and CCNA Security training but you won’t require appearing in the Certification exams.

What are the prerequisites while joining CCNP Security program?

 To enroll in training program, you shall have completed the training in CCNA R&S, CCNP R&S and CCNA Security Course before going for CCNP Security Course. This would help in better understanding of the topics required before training. A CCNP Security aspirant must have a valid CCNA Security Certification or any other CCIE Certification before going for CCNP Certification.

Is placements guarantee available for candidates enrolling this program?

100% training placement assistance is given to candidates enrolling under this program. All the candidates at Networkers Home get equal opportunities to display their skills & knowledge. Any ongoing lab and learning activity is required to be optimally utilized by candidates to improve their knowledge in the training duration.

Are Demo sessions available for candidates enrolling in CCNP Security program?

The sessions from trainers on various topics are available on our YouTube channel that an aspirant may view online. For any additional queries, a candidate may contact institute to clear their doubts about the training facility and course program.

What are various job roles offered to a CCNP Security candidates?

There are many job roles available for candidates that include System Security Engineer, Network Security Administrator/ Engineer/ Support Specialist/ Consultant and similar other role after getting trained up to CCNA Security and then getting Certified.

What training facility and equipment are provided for CCNP Security Training?

Detailed information about the CCNP Security training equipment and the lab facility provided is available on website in the respective program section. The details include all the topics covered in the theory section along with the labs covered in the program.

Is fast track program in CCNP Security course available?

The fast track CCNP Security course program is conducted at institute and is very beneficial and effective for the experienced candidates in long run. For more details on the various course schedules offered for this program and would be advisable to contact us for same.

What features does Networkers Home offer for CCNP Security Certification training?

There are innumerable benefits that a candidate experiences by enrolling at Networkers Home:

  • First of all, our founder is himself a CCIE Certified in Security track
  • Biggest Cisco Training Lab in Asia with 24×7 lab access
  • Lab administrator guidance and Modern Rack equipment are key features
  • Certified Trainers with remarkable industry experience
  • 1-on-1 training facility available for entire duration of course
  • Live Virtual Classes option also handy at the convenience of students

How to get recertified in CCNP Security? Is it necessary?

The CCNP Certification is valid for 3 years. Before it gets expired, you are required to appear for any 642-xxx series or 300-xxx series Professional level exam or pass any current CCIE written exam. The recertification is necessary as an expired Certification is not marked good for candidate’s reputation.

Which cities in India are known to have more job opportunities when it comes to Networking?

In India, the IT industry has grown tremendously in past two decades. Some of the major cities with most of the opportunities include Bangalore, Pune, Delhi NCR and Mumbai to name a few. The opportunities are not limited to the cities mentioned above but most of the job roles with great career opportunities are found in these cities.

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