Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist (CCSS)

The Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist certification recognizes security professionals who have attained specialized in-depth expertise and proven knowledge in the essential areas of proactive cyber threat detection and mitigation.

Designed for professional security analysts and leveraging the features of Cisco and other network security products used today, the Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist certification focuses on the topics of event monitoring, security event/alarm/traffic analysis, and incident response.

The Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis (SCYBER) exam is the exam associated with the Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist certification. The exam is aimed at testing the knowledge and skills required to proactively detect and mitigate network security threats by leveraging features that exist in Cisco and other industry network security products today. Designed for professional security analysts, the exam covers essential areas of competency, including event monitoring, security event/alarm/traffic analysis, and incident response.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required; however a thorough understanding of TCP/IP and a working knowledge of CCNA Security is highly recommended.

Exams & Recommended Training

Required training for exam 600-199: Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis (SCYBER):
The Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis (SCYBER) exam is the exam associated with the Cisco Cybersecurity Specialist certification. The exam is aimed at testing the knowledge and skills required to proactively detect and mitigate network security threats by leveraging features that exist in Cisco and other industry network security products today. Designed for professional security analysts, the exam covers essential areas of competency, including event monitoring, security event/alarm/traffic analysis, and incident response.