Cisco CyberSecurity Specialist

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.


Valid Cisco CCNA Security or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite

Recommended Training:

 Required Exam  Recommended Training
 600-199  Securing Cisco Networks with Threat Detection and Analysis (SCYBER)



Complete one of the following recertification options every two years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Re-take and pass all exams for each Specialist certification indicated on the specific certification page. Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not, 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