CERTIFICATION

Leading-edge cybersecurity training and certification program

Critical skills to develop infrastructure, mitigate threats and prevent successful cyberattacks

Our industry-leading training content and professional certifications help validate technical competencies and knowledge of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform

 

NEW! Online Proctoring – Your Exam, Your Location

Palo Alto Networks now offers Online Proctored (OP) exams for Certifications! Now you can take certification exams in your own home or office, or wherever you feel comfortable, while being monitored by an offsite proctor. This option provides more convenience for you and will help you fast-track your Palo Alto Networks certifications.
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Palo Alto Networks Certified Cybersecurity Associate (PCCSA)

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Benefits

PCCSA certification validates your up-to-date knowledge on cyber-threats and cyber-security.

Exam format

The exam, proctored by the third-party testing company Pearson® VUE, is for anyone prepared to demonstrate deep understanding of Palo Alto Networks technologies.

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Prepare for the exam

Palo Alto Networks offers an abundance of resources to prepare for and pass the PCCSA exam.

Take Digital training courses: Introduction to Cybersecurity (EDU-010).

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Review the Study Guide.

Take the PCCSA Practice Test.

PCCSA FAQs.

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The formal certification exam is hosted and proctored by Pearson VUE, a third-party testing company.

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Learning path to become PCCSA certified

OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate your up-to-date knowledge on cyber-threats and cyber-security.

 

Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA)

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Benefits

PCNSA certification validates your ability to configure the central features of Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewall and capability to effectively deploy the firewalls to enable network traffic based on who (User-ID), what (App-ID), and when (Policy), all while ensuring security (Content-ID).

Exam format

The exam, proctored by the third-party testing company Pearson® VUE, is for anyone prepared to demonstrate deep understanding of Palo Alto Networks technologies.

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Prepare for the exam

Palo Alto Networks offers an abundance of resources to prepare for and pass the PCNSA exam.

Take Classroom training courses: Firewall Essentials - EDU-210 or the digital learning options: (EDU-110)

Take the exam

The formal certification exam is hosted and proctored by Pearson VUE, a third-party testing company.

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Cybersecurity skills practice lab

Our hosted lab environment gives you access to a virtual firewall, where you can hone your skills and prepare for accreditation and certification exams.

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Learning path to become PCNSA certified

OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate your ability to configure the central features of Palo Alto Networks Next Generation Firewall and capability to effectively deploy the firewalls to enable network traffic

 
 
 
 
 
3 months of hands-on training with NGFW

 

Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)

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Benefits

PCNSE certification validates your knowledge of the Security Operating Platform, ensuring you can make use of its full functionality to benefit your company and showcase your expertise.

Exam format

The exam, proctored by the third-party testing company Pearson® VUE, is for anyone prepared to demonstrate deep understanding of Palo Alto Networks technologies.

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Prepare for the exam

Prepare for the exam

Palo Alto Networks offers an abundance of resources to prepare for and pass the PCNSE exam.

Take Classroom training courses: Firewall Essentials (EDU-210) and Panorama (EDU-220) or their digital learning versions: (EDU-110) and (EDU-120).

Take the exam

The formal certification exam is hosted and proctored by Pearson VUE, a third-party testing company.

Register for the exam

Cybersecurity skills practice lab

Our hosted lab environment gives you access to a virtual firewall, where you can hone your skills and prepare for accreditation and certification exams.

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Learning path to become PCNSE certified

OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate your ability to design, deploy, configure, maintain and troubleshoot the vast majority of Palo Alto Networks-based network security implementations

 
 
 
 
 
 
6 months of hands-on training with NGFW

 

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Tap in to the expertise of our worldwide network of security and IT professionals.

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Explore YouTube® for more insight and skills training on the Security Operating Platform.

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Online or In-Person Exams

Whether at a PearsonVue testing center or online proctoring you have options to help you pass your exams.

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Instructor-Led Training

The Palo Alto Networks Education organization develops high-quality, authorized training courses. Palo Alto Networks Authorized Training Partners deliver Palo Alto Networks Authorized training courses in classroom and virtual delivery formats through public open enrollment and private onsite trainings.

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Digital Learning

Get access to online learning at your own pace by taking advantage of our e-learning courses. Free, high-quality training is available on all elements of our Security Operating Platform.

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Certification

Accreditation and certification establish benchmarks for personnel, providing additional assurance of an individual’s ability to operate and manage the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform.

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Cybersecurity Academy

Faculty training, training labs, courseware and certifications are provided at no cost to qualified academic institutions with active cybersecurity curricula.

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