CIW Security Analyst Certification

Note: This program is retired, effective June 30th, 2011. Certifications previously awarded in this program will remain valid. No further credentials will be issued. For more information visit our Exam Retirement web page

CIW Security Analysts configure, manage and deploy e-business solutions servers; and implement e-business and network security solutions. This CIW certification recognizes the achievements of those who have already attained a level of proficiency in networking administration and now want to validate and prove their competencies in security. CIW Security Analyst certification provides focused and streamlined validation of further proficiency in areas pertaining to systems security. CIW Security Analyst certification also demonstrates mastery of core vendor-neutral security skills combined with specialization in chosen software environments.

The candidate must meet the following 3 requirements.

  1. Pass one required CIW exam,
  2. Complete the CIW Certification Agreement (by logging into the CIW Candidate Information Center)
  3. Submit proof of one valid networking administration certification from an approved vendor to become a CIW Security Analyst. See below for more information.

Required Certifications CIW Exam Topics CIW Certificate Award
CIW Security Professional CIW exam 1D0-470 * see below
AND ANY ONE OF THE APPROVED 3RD PARTY CERTIFICATIONS
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Do you have the skills to deal with an attack?

The CIW Security Analyst Certification recognizes the achievements of network administrators who want to expand into network security. This certification provides focused and streamlined validation of further proficiency in areas pertaining to systems security.

Target audience: Individuals who have already attained a level of proficiency in networking administration and now want to validate and prove their competencies in network security.

Job responsibilities: A CIW Security Analyst can implement security policy, identify security threats, and develop countermeasures using firewall systems and attack-recognition technologies. This specialist will also have competency in managing the deployment of e-business transaction and payment security solutions.

Step 1: Pass the CIW Security Professional Exam (1D0-470)

A CIW Security Professional implements security policy, identifies security threats, and develops countermeasures using firewall systems and attack-recognition technologies. This individual is responsible for managing the deployment of e-business transaction and payment security solutions.

Step 2: Complete the CIW Certification Agreement

Log in to the CIW Certification Information Center using the information from your CIW Security Professional Exam score report. (Allow 2 to 7 business days for your exam results to be transmitted from your testing center to the CIW Candidation Information Center.) Once you have logged in, Click the Certification Agreement link in the left column, and read the agreement. Click the "Yes" option at the bottom of the page, and then click the Submit button.

Step 3: Submit proof of your networking certification and receive your certificate as a CIW Security Analyst.

In order to qualify for this certificate, individuals must have earned at least one of the following 3rd party certifications, click to view list.

Send a copy of your official certificate from one or more of the qualifying certifications listed above. Do NOT mail your original certificate or score reports. For more information, complete and submit the Contact Us form.

FAX to:

Certification Partners
Certification Department
ATTENTION: Security Analyst Applications
FAX: 602-794-4190

Mail to:

Certification Partners
Certification Department
1230 W. Washington Street
Suite 111
Tempe, AZ 85281
USA
Attention: Security Analyst Applications

Note:CIW Security Analyst certification does not count toward CIW Certified Instructor (CIW CI) status. To become a CIW Certified Instructor you must take the CIW Foundations exam.

If you have any questions regarding the CIW Security Analyst program, complete and submit the Contact Us form.

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