CCSP Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press

ccsp_security_med CCSP™ (Cisco Certified Security Professional) certification is designed for IT professionals responsible for delivering self-defending networks that are integrated, collaborative, and adaptive. A CCSP validates that a network professional can secure and manage network infrastructures to protect productivity and reduce costs. The content emphasizes topics such as perimeter security, virtual private networks, intrusion prevention, as well as how to combine these technologies in a single, integrated network security solution. Learn more about CCSP certification from Cisco Systems®.


CCNA Security


Required exams:
642-504 SNRS (Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches)
642-524 SNAF (Securing Networks with ASA Foundation)

642-533 IPS (Implementing Cisco Intrusion Prevention Systems)

Elective Exams: 642-591 CANAC (Implementing Cisco NAC Appliance), 642-545 MARS (Implementing Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis and Response System), OR 642-515 SNAA (Securing Networks with ASA Advanced)

CCSP 642-504 SNRS Exam
CCSP SNRS Quick Reference

CCSP SNRS Quick Reference Sheets

CCSP Self-Study: CCSP SNRS Exam Certification Guide

CCSP 642-524 SNAF Exam
CCSP SNAF Quick Reference

CCSP 642-533 IPS Exam
CCSP IPS Quick Reference

CCSP IPS Quick Reference Sheets

CCSP Self-Study: CCSP IPS Exam Certification Guide

CCSP 642-515 SNAA Exam
CCSP SNAA Quick Reference

642-591 CANAC Exam
Recommended Reading: Cisco Network Admission Control, Volume I: NAC Framework Architecture and Design
Recommended Reading: Cisco Network Admission Control, Volume II: NAC Deployment and Troubleshooting
Recommended Reading: Self-Defending Networks: The Next Generation of Network Security

642-544 MARS Exam
Recommended Reading: Security Threat Mitigation and Response: Understanding Cisco Security MARS

User Guide for Cisco Security MARS Local Controller
Cisco Certified Security Professional Certification All-in-One Exam Guide

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