These changes in the v6.1 lab exam blueprint aim to ensure that candidates are equipped with the latest knowledge and skills in the field of CCIE Security. The updates encompass dynamic objects, Cisco IBNS 2.0 for enhanced access control, and the inclusion of cloud security topics related to DNS layer security, intelligent proxy, and user identification using Cisco Umbrella.
Today, Cisco is undertaking a revision of the CCIE Security Lab Exam to enhance its effectiveness and relevance in light of these goals.
The CCIE Security lab exam is currently undergoing a minor revision, characterized by small and incremental changes. While the overall domains within the exam blueprint may appear similar at first glance, this revision focuses on enhancing exam relevancy by adding and removing technology solutions. These adjustments ensure that the exam aligns with the latest industry requirements and addresses the evolving landscape of security technologies.
For a comprehensive list of exam topics covered in the updated CCIE Security lab exam and to obtain more information about the CCIE Security certification program, please refer to www.cisco.com/go/CertRoadmap. This resource will provide you with detailed insights into the exam content and the certification program as a whole.
The latest minor revision of CCIE Security ensures that the domains and topics covered in the exam remain closely aligned with today’s Cisco Security technologies and solutions. As organizations increasingly leverage the cloud to achieve flexibility, scalability, and real-time integrations, it becomes crucial to address their security needs and meet their business requirements.
In response to this trend, the v6.1 lab exam blueprint introduces cloud security using Cisco Umbrella, incorporating various use cases. This addition reflects the importance of securing cloud-based environments effectively. Furthermore, the v6.1 lab exam includes updates to some security appliances to maintain the exam’s relevance and currency in the ever-changing landscape of security solutions.
By embracing these enhancements, CCIE Security ensures that candidates are equipped to tackle the evolving security challenges faced in modern workplaces, enabling them to provide comprehensive and effective security measures using Cisco’s latest technologies.
The following is a comprehensive summary highlighting the changes introduced in the CCIE Security v6.1 lab exam blueprint. Please note that these are key highlights and not an exhaustive list. For complete details, please refer to the official Exam Topics list.
|CCIE Security v6.0 (Current version)||CCIE Security v6.1 (Upcoming version)|
|1. Perimeter Security and Intrusion Prevention (20%)||1. Perimeter Security and Intrusion Prevention (20%)|
|1.4.d N/A||1.4.d: Dynamic objects|
|2. Secure Connectivity and Segmentation (20%)||2. Secure Connectivity and Segmentation (20%)|
|2.4: Uplink and downlink MACsec (802.1AE)||Removed|
|4. Identity Management, Information Exchange, and Access Control (25%)||4. Identity Management, Information Exchange, and Access Control (25%)|
|4.13.a: EAP Chaining 4.18: N/A||4.13.a: EAP Chaining and TEAP 4.18: Cisco IBNS 2.0 (C3PL) for authentication, access control, and user policy enforcement|
|5. Advanced Threat Protection and Content Security (20%)||5. Advanced Threat Protection and Content Security (20%)|
|5.4: DNS layer security, intelligent proxy, and user identification using Cisco Umbrella||5.4: Cloud security 5.4.a: DNS proxy through Cisco Umbrella virtual appliance 5.4.b: DNS security policies in Cisco Umbrella 5.4.c: RBI policies in Cisco Umbrella 5.4.d: CASB policies in Cisco Umbrella 5.4.e: DLP policies in Cisco Umbrella|
CCIE Security Lab Exam Revision 6.1:
Hardware and Software Equipment:
As part of the updated CCIE Security revision 6.1 lab exam environment, certain changes have been made to the hardware and software releases used. Candidates preparing for the exam are now recommended to utilize the following Cisco equipment and software releases. For a comprehensive overview, please visit the CCIE Security Lab Exam Equipment and Software v6.1 page (link provided).
It is important for candidates to familiarize themselves with the specific equipment and software versions mentioned to ensure they are adequately prepared for the exam. The recommended hardware and software releases have been carefully selected to align with the revised lab exam requirements and provide candidates with the necessary resources to demonstrate their proficiency in CCIE Security.
Please note that the actual hardware and software requirements are detailed on the CCIE Security Lab Exam Equipment and Software v6.1 page, which can be accessed through the provided link. It is advisable to refer to the official Cisco resources for the most up-to-date information regarding equipment and software specifications.
|CCIE Security v6.0 (Current Version)||CCIE Security v6.1 (Upcoming Version)|
|Security Appliances||Security Appliances|
· ISE 2.4
· DNAC 1.3.1
· FMC 6.2
· NGIPS 6.2
· ISE 3.1.0
· DNAC 220.127.116.11
· FMC 7.1
· NGIPS 7.0
In this minor revision of the CCIE Security Lab Exam, no changes have been made to the exam format. The format remains consistent with the previous version, ensuring continuity and familiarity for candidates. By maintaining the existing exam format, Cisco aims to provide a seamless transition for individuals who have prepared for the previous version of the exam.
Candidates can expect the same structure and components in the CCIE Security Lab Exam as before, allowing them to focus on demonstrating their knowledge and skills in a familiar testing environment. This includes the same types of questions, tasks, and time allocation.
By retaining the unchanged exam format, Cisco acknowledges the importance of providing stability and consistency for candidates while incorporating updates and enhancements through other aspects of the exam, such as the revised content and updated equipment/software requirements.
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