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Cisco VPN Security Specialist

Cisco VPN Security Specialist certification recognizes security professionals with the skills and knowledge to configure, maintain, troubleshoot, and support various Cisco VPN security solutions. Skills validated include using Cisco IOS Software and the robust Cisco ASA adaptive security appliance.



Cisco VPN Security Specialist certification to be retired

Beginning April 22, 2014, the Cisco VPN Security Specialist certification will be retired and no new certifications will be issued. Last day to test using 642-637 SECURE and 642-648 VPN exams is April 21, 2014.



CCNA Security

Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s)

Recommended Training

642-637 SECURE


Last day to test April 21, 2014

Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SECURE v1.0)

642-648 VPN


Last day to test April 21, 2014

Deploying Cisco ASA VPN Solutions (VPN v2.0)




Cisco VPN Security Specialist

Cisco Specialist certifications are valid for two years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:


  • Pass a 642-XXX Security professional-level written exam, or
  • Pass the current CCIE written exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE written exam, or current CCDE Practical Exam
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review



For more information, access the Cisco About Recertification page


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Cisco Press

The following Cisco authorized materials may be useful in preparing for certification and can be purchased through the Cisco Marketplace Bookstore, or directly from Cisco Press.


  • VPN Quick Reference (eBook)
  • VPN Official Certification Guide  

          - Rough Cut Edition (Rough Cuts provide online access to pre-publication manuscript)

          - Print and eBook Edition