Cyberoam Launches Security Certification Program

Cyberoam, the Identity-based Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution, has announced the launch of the Cyberoam Security Certification Program, aimed at fulfilling the market need for certified professionals in identity-based security which organizations are increasingly adopting

Cyberoam, the Identity-based Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution, has announced the launch of the Cyberoam Security Certification Program, aimed at fulfilling the market need for certified professionals in identity-based security which organizations are increasingly adopting.

The Cyberoam Security Certification gives in-depth understanding of networking and security concepts in addition to training for expertise in the deployment of Cyberoam Unified Threat Management series.

"The certification adds significant value to the trainee's career path," says Tushar Sighat, VP -- Operations , Cyberoam (India). "With enterprises increasingly adopting identity-based security, the certification provides confirmation of the knowledge and understanding gained by the trainee in the future direction that network security is taking."

The certification program consists of two certifications -- Cyberoam Certified Security Professional (CCNSP), the first level of the program, and Cyberoam Certified Security Expert (CCNSE).

CCNSP offers expertise in the installation and configuration of all Cyberoam features and functionality while the CCNSE professional offers expertise in product installation, integration, support & management, advanced deployment and advanced troubleshooting. Trainees who have successfully cleared CCNSP are eligible to apply for CCNSE.

Although training is not mandatory to appear for the certification exams, successful completion of the instructor-led Cyberoam training programs is recommended for hands-on experience and in-depth understanding of topics. The rigorous certification standards require a minimum of 80 % or higher score to clear the exams. Cyberoam's experienced pre-sales team which has strong live implementation expertise and in-depth knowledge on the subject offers instructor-led training on demand.

Shripad Sengaonkar of Vitage System, Cyberoam partner in Bangalore said "Cyberoam certification has helped me stay up-to-date on the latest innovations in security field. I have gained real world experience of what these new technologies can do for the customers! I welcome Cyberoam's initiative in launching this program. When complex implementations or upgrades are involved, or there is a need to assess an existing solution and resolve technical issues, the call to action is simple - put a Cyberoam Certified professional on the job."

Thoughtfully designed by security professionals with long years of experience in the networking and security field, the program brings the trainees up-to-date in networking and security while increasing the trainee's efficiency in maximizing the benefit from Cyberoam appliances. Thus, it adds significant value to the certified professional's career.

With the increasing need for security solutions, particularly of granular identity-based solutions in business networks across all sectors, the program aims to create professionals who are efficient, productive, and deliver lower total cost of ownership.

Cyberoam UTM appliances are unique in providing total visibility into the individual user activity within the enterprise network, delivering robust network security through control over the user activity. With its multi-core UTM appliances, Cyberoam offers one of the best price-performance ratios in the industry and has a significant presence in over 55 countries.

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