Today's organizations are challenged with rapidly detecting cybersecurity breaches and effectively responding to security incidents. Teams of people in Security Operations Centers (SOC’s) keep a vigilant eye on security systems, protecting their organizations by detecting and responding to cybersecurity threats.
The CCNA Cyber Ops certification prepares candidates to begin a career working with associate-level cybersecurity analysts within security operations centers.
Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (210-250)
The Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (SECFND) exam (210-250) is a 90-minute, 60−70 question assessment that is associated with the Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops certification. Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (SECFND) v1.0 course. This exam tests a candidate's understanding of cybersecurity basic principles, foundational knowledge, and core skills needed to grasp the more associate-level materials in the second required exam, Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations (SECOPS).
Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations (210-255)
The Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations (SECOPS) exam (210-255) is a 90-minute, 60-70 question assessment. This exam is the second of the two required exams to achieve the associate-level CCNA Cyber Ops certification and prepares candidates to begin a career within a Security Operations Center (SOC), working with Cybersecurity Analysts at the associate level. The SECOPS exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills needed to successfully handle the tasks, duties, and responsibilities of an associate-level Security Analyst working in a SOC.
Recommended training for this certification
CCNA Cyber Ops certifications are valid for three years. Click here for more information on the Cisco recertification policy.