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The Education Services team is excited to host a webinar on Online Proctoring (OP) Thursday, June 3rd!  We will walk through our certification portfolio, information on Online Proctoring with Pearson VUE, exam registration, and the OP experience.     Ten attendees will receive a free certification voucher. Winners will be drawn at the end of the webinar.   Join us on June 3rd at 8 a.m. PST/11 a.m. EST/3 p.m. GMT to learn more.    Register today for the webinar here.   View Online Proctoring FAQs here.   Pre-submit questions here. 
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  We at Palo Alto Networks want to celebrate the brave by discounting ALL certifications by 50% off through Memorial Day weekend! Register today and use promo code WEEKENDPANW50 to receive 50% off through May 31st. Learn more about our certification exams and register here.
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Today’s a great day to add a Micro-credential badge to your resume! You can sign up to take the PMRuA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-credential Remote user Administrator) or PMRnA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-credential Remote network Administrator) exam for free!     *If you are one of the first 300 candidates to pass, you will receive a free MC polo while supplies last.   When taking the learning path and Micro-credential in Beacon; please use the same email address you used with Pearson VUE when you registered for your certification. This will allow both systems to communicate and sync up with your earned certification.   View the PMRuA blueprint & study path   View the PMRnA blueprint & study path   Register for Micro-credential exams here.
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Congratulations to Kok Seang Lee for completing the PMRuA Micro-credential! You too can join him in adding a Micro-credential to your resume and winning a free MC polo.* Sign up today to take the PMRuA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-credential Remote user Administrator) or PMRnA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-credential Remote network Administrator) exam for free!   *If you are one of the first 300 candidates to pass, you will receive a free MC polo while supplies last.\     When taking the learning path and Micro-credential in Beacon; please use the same email address you used with Pearson VUE when you registered for your certification. This will allow both systems to communicate and sync up with your earned certification.   View the PMRuA blueprint & study path   View the PMRnA blueprint & study path   Register for Micro-credential exams here.
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  For three days only this week- we are offering 40% off any certification! You can advance your career through our wide portfolio of certifications at a temporarily discounted price. Register today for a Palo Alto Networks certification!   Use promo code FLASH40 to register by May 21st.  Learn more about our certification exams and register here.
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Looking to get certified? Check out the Palo Alto Networks Education Services process!     Learn more about our exams and resources here.   Register for your exam with Pearson VUE here.   Claim your badge with CertMetrics here.   Stay connected on LinkedIn & LIVE.
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  Take advantage of this incredible discount while it’s here. From Wednesday to Friday you can register for any certification and save 40%. Invest in yourself and your career! Take a Palo Alto Networks certification today!    Use promo code FLASH 40 to register by May 14th.  Learn more about our exams and register here.
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The benefits of our new customer-facing micro-credentials are clear! These free exams are a great way to advance your career and skills within SASE technology.  Sign up today to take the PMRuA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote user Administrator) or PMRnA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote network Administrator) exams!     *If you are one of the first 300 candidates to pass, you will receive a free MC polo to represent your achievement.    When taking the learning path and micro-credential in Beacon; please use the same email address you used with Pearson VUE when you registered for your certification. This will allow both systems to communicate and sync up with your earned certification.   View the PMRuA blueprint & study path   View the PMRnA blueprint & study path   Register for micro-credential exams here.
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From all of us at Palo Alto Networks, we want to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms in cybersecurity! It is your dedication, compassion, and strength that help make the world a better place. As a thank you for your hard work, we would like to give 5 moms a free voucher to use on any certification within the Palo Alto Networks portfolio. Check out our post on LinkedIn and comment below to enter before 4 pm PST!     Winners will be notified via Linkedin direct message by the end of business day May 7th.   Learn more about our certifications here.
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Don’t hesitate to join the credential community! Today is a great day to take your PMRuA or PMRnA micro-credential and advance your skills in SASE technology. Micro-credentials are free!     When taking the learning path and micro-credential in Beacon; please use the same email address you used with Pearson VUE when you registered for your certification. This will allow both systems to communicate and sync up with your earned certification.   View the PMRuA blueprint & study path   View the PMRna blueprint & study path   Register for micro-credential exams here.
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  Is there an exam you’ve been contemplating taking? For three days only you can get 40% off any certification! This is a great opportunity to advance your cybersecurity career today and change your tomorrow.    Use promo code FLASH 40 and register by May 7th.   Learn more about our exams and register here.
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May the force be with you! 10 lucky winners will have the force on their side today. ‘Like’ this LinkedIn post to enter a drawing for a free voucher that can be used on any Palo Alto Networks certification within our credentialing program. Good luck and happy Star Wars day!   The drawing will close at 4 pm PST and winners will be notified via LinkedIn direct message by the end of business day May 5th. Check out our certification program here: https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/services/education/certification
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We sat down with Senior Director and Head of Global Enablement Prameet Chhabra to ask him about the latest Micro-Credentials. Read more below. You can also check out this same blog on our corporate website here.     Cybersecurity professionals have their hands full securing remote workforces in today’s “new normal” working environments. Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is a model that provides the right path for many organizations to modernize their enterprise for security, speed, growth and cost reductions.   How Can SASE Micro-Credentials Benefit Your Organization?   As you implement your SASE model to secure your enterprise, you can maximize your return on investment if the technology is fully deployed and managed effectively by your team. One way to ensure your team has the knowledge and ability to implement the Palo Alto Networks SASE technology is to encourage them to take advantage of our micro-credentials specifically focused on SASE.   What Are Micro-Credentials?   Micro-credentials allow individuals to adapt to changes in technology quickly and accurately. With their shortened length and specialized topics, micro-credentials are designed to offer efficient learning paths to make it easier for you to gain your SASE micro-credentials. Individuals may use chunk learning as a methodical approach to earn these technical credentials. We offer opportunities for you or your team members and colleagues to get micro-credentials to demonstrate your skill sets in emerging technologies such as SASE and other important security technologies.   How Can SASE Micro-Credentials Benefit You?   Deploying a SASE architecture can be complicated, and it takes expertise to ensure features and functionality are properly enabled or deployed. Palo Alto Networks Education Services offers free of cost, detailed and robust SASE enablement paths and micro-credentials to help you maximize your SASE security ROI. These new micro-credentials will not only give you the confidence to implement SASE security, but they will help grow your career with the right security credentials.   SASE Micro-Credentials Grow Skills for Securing Remote Workers   The new micro-credentials for SASE security implementation include:   The Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential for Remote user Administrator (PMRuA) is a SASE micro-credential focused on implementation for model mobile users and autonomous digital experience management (ADEM). The Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential for Remote user Administrator (PMRuA) is a micro-credential focused on the implementation of SASE model mobile users and autonomous digital experience management (ADEM). This micro-credential is designed to benefit security administrators tasked with securing remote users. Individuals will learn how to implement and confidently manage Prisma Access Cloud Management with an emphasis on the new capabilities of Prisma Access 2.0. A certified PMRuA is able to demonstrate their abilities in implementing protections for mobile user use cases.   The Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote network Administrator (PMRnA) is a post-sales micro-credential focused on the implementation of SASE Remote Networks and SD-WAN.The Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote network Administrator (PMRnA) is a post-sales micro-credential focused on the implementation of SASE Remote Networks and SD-WAN. This micro-credential will benefit security administrators whose job is to secure remote office networks. Individuals will learn capabilities of Prisma Access and Prisma SD-WAN to ensure their remote locations are properly secured. A certified PMRnA is able to demonstrate their abilities in implementing remote network use cases, including Prisma SD-WAN and Prisma Access integrations.   Gaining and achieving these micro-credentials helps demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of SASE, Prisma Access and Prisma Access SD-WAN to help your company secure remote offices and workers. Visit our certification page to start your SASE enablement path.   Read more about the launch of our Micro-Credentials here: https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/certification-articles/our-first-customer-facing-micro-credentials/ta-p/401532   For more information on how to register and earn your MCs click here: https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/services/education/certification   Look out for our newest announcements each week by following Palo Alto Networks Education Services on LinkedIn.
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We are grateful to our followers for staying engaged within Palo Alto Networks Education Services and all the programs we offer! As we launch these new customer-facing Micro-Credentials (MC), we wanted to give back to the credentialed community! If you are one of the first 300 candidates to pass a MC, you will receive an MC Polo to represent your achievement!     You can read more about our Micro-Credentials here.   For more information on how to register and earn your MCs click here.
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Micro-Credentials access the technical administration of SASE technology, they are short in length and specialized in topics. We are now offering the PMRuA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote user Administrator) and PMRnA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote network Administrator) at no cost!     When taking the learning path and Micro-Credential in Beacon; please use the same email address you used with Pearson VUE when you registered for your certification. This will allow both systems to communicate and sync up with your earned certification.   You can read additional details on Micro-Credentials here.   Study & register for the exam here.
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Now introducing - our first customer-facing micro-credentials! Palo Alto Networks Education Services is excited to add two micro-credentials to our growing credentialing portfolio - the PMRuA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote user Administrator) and the PMRnA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote network Administrator). These new micro-credentials are based on the technical administration of SASE technology and are free to access.     We are responding to a clear need in the market for more credentialing options. Micro-credentials represent the middle ground between assessment-based certificates and certifications, maintaining a smaller size but built with the same integrity as our certification portfolio. Please see the table below for comparisons.   Palo Alto Networks Credentialing Offerings     ABC Micro-credential Certification Intended for Study of a topic Upskilling/reskilling in a focused area   Comprehensive upskilling/reskilling   Scope   1-2 areas of expertise Broad coverage Tests  Knowledge Knowledge & skills Knowledge & skills Fully online ✔ ✔ ✔ In-person testing available Availability 24-7 globally 24-7 globally Scheduled testing Timed test No ✔ ✔ 2 year validity Unlimited ✔ ✔ Platform for test Beacon/Level Up Beacon/Level Up Pearson Vue Price Free Free $100+ Unique digital badge No ✔ ✔   Why Micro-Credentials?   Micro-credentials allow individuals to adapt to the changes in technology quickly and accurately. With their shortened length and specialized topics, micro-credentials are designed to offer efficient learning paths and validate knowledge and skills. Individuals may use chunk learning, topic-based studying as a methodical approach to earn these technical credentials. Get your micro-credentials to showcase your skill sets in these emerging technologies and fast-moving spaces.   Certifications are renowned in the information technology field for helping individuals validate their knowledge, skills, and ability in various technologies. Changes in information technology are rapid and require constant updates in skill sets. While certifications test over a wide array of skills, they are larger in scope. We are excited to present a diverse portfolio of micro-credentials for individuals who are looking to obtain credentials in specific technology topics with less time and just as much confidence.   Recent years have brought along massive transformations across the world, significantly affecting workplaces and employment structures. Now more than ever, there is an exponential increase in the need for cybersecurity as industries transition to remote and online work. Micro-credentials provide a direct path for attaining skills high in demand, helping individuals prove investment through the continuous development of new skills as cybersecurity professions evolve.   The PMRuA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote user Administrator) is a post-sales micro-credential focused on the implementation of SASE mobile users and ADEM. This micro-credential targets a wide audience including employees, partners, and customers. Individuals will get tested on Prisma Access Cloud Management with an emphasis on the new capabilities of Prisma Access 2.0. A certified PMRuA is able to demonstrate their abilities in implementing mobile user use-cases.   The PMRnA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote network Administrator) is a post-sales micro-credential focused on the implementation of SASE remote networks and SD-WAN. This micro-credential also targets a wide audience including employees, partners, and customers. Individuals will get tested on the capabilities of Prisma Access and Prisma SD-WAN. A certified PMRnA is able to demonstrate their abilities in implementing remote network use-cases, including Prisma SD-WAN and Prisma Access integrations.   Palo Alto Networks micro-credential exams have an average of 30 questions and are delivered free through the learning management systems, Beacon and FLEXLearn, 24 hours a day. They can be accessed on a personal computer or mobile device. Once each micro-credential is successfully obtained, individuals earn digital badges that can be showcased on resumes or sites like LinkedIn to demonstrate increased value in the market.   The PMRuA and PMRnA micro-credentials release April 23. Check out our website here: https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/services/education/certification and access Beacon here: https://beacon.paloaltonetworks.com. Follow along for more updates, promotions, and information on our latest micro-credentials!
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Don’t miss out on this last call! There are only 4 days left to take advantage of 50% off our engineer certifications. This offer expires April 30th and is valid for the Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), Prisma Certified Cloud Security Engineer (PCCSE), or Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE) exam.     Use promo code ENGINEERSPRING50 when scheduling your exam with Pearson VUE Online Proctoring.   To register for your exam go to Pearson VUE https://lnkd.in/gtUKUjw    View PCCSE Blueprint, Study Guide & FAQs View PCSAE Blueprint & Study Guide & FAQs View PCNSE Study Guide & FAQs
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Today we are excited to announce the launch of two new customer-facing Micro-Credentials (MC), the PMRuA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote user Administrator) and the PMRnA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote network Administrator). If you are one of the first 300 candidates to take this free exam, you will receive an MC Polo to represent your achievement!     Read more about the launch of our Micro-Credentials here: https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/t5/certification-articles/now-introducing-our-first-customer-facing-micro-credentials/ta-p/401377   For more information on how to register and earn your MCs click here: https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/services/education/certification
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You’ve asked and we’ve listened! Today we are launching two customer-facing Micro-Credentials, the PMRuA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote user Administrator) and the PMRnA (Palo Alto Networks Micro-Credential Remote network Administrator). These new Micro-Credentials are based on the technical administration of SASE technology. Our Micro-Credentials are free of charge and available 24/7.   Read more about the launch of our Micro-Credentials here: https://lnkd.in/dYhmcKK For more information on how to register and earn your MCs click here: https://lnkd.in/eAUq2qT
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Advance your career through our certifications! There are only a few days left to take advantage of 50% off our engineer certifications. This offer expires April 30th and is valid for our Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), Prisma Certified Cloud Security Engineer (PCCSE), or Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE) exam.     Use promo code ENGINEERSPRING50 when scheduling your exam with Pearson VUE Online Proctoring.   To register for your exam go to Pearson VUE: https://lnkd.in/gtUKUjw    View PCCSE Blueprint & Study Guide & FAQs View PCSAE Blueprint & Study Guide & FAQs View PCNSE Study Guide & FAQs
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Thank you to the 125+ attendees for participating in the Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE) Webinar last week!   The webinar replay can be found here: https://lnkd.in/gFGdfHZ Answers to frequently asked questions can be found here: https://lnkd.in/gQ_cDsD To register for your exam go to Pearson VUE: https://lnkd.in/gtUKUjw
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Stay tuned for an exciting announcement coming later this week from Palo Alto Networks Education Services. We have a new program launching Friday and can’t wait to share it with you!  
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We know if you take the step to getting credentialed, you’ll have a similar experience! This most recent review highlights what our exams are all about, the application of skills to advance your career. You too can join the Palo Alto Networks Credentialed Community, today!     Take advantage of our spring promo by using code ENGINEERSPRING50 on our online proctored exam and receive 50% off your engineer certification until April 30, 2021.    Learn more about our certifications here.   To register for your exam go to Pearson VUE: https://lnkd.in/gtUKUjw 
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  Move forward with Palo Alto Networks and stay up to date in the ever-evolving cybersecurity world. We offer five different certifications at various levels to help you achieve your goals and advance your career.  Let’s move forward together. Learn more about our certifications here.
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  Don’t forget to set yourself a reminder to take advantage of 50% off our engineer certifications. This offer expires April 30th and is valid for our Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), Prisma Certified Cloud Security Engineer (PCCSE), or Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE) exam.    Use promo code ENGINEERSPRING50 when scheduling your exam with Pearson VUE Online Proctoring.   To register for your exam go to Pearson VUE https://lnkd.in/gtUKUjw    View PCCSE Blueprint, Study Guide & FAQs   View PCSAE Blueprint & Study Guide & FAQs   View PCNSE Study Guide & FAQs
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Register today for the Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE) Webinar! Learn more about Cortex XSOAR from our subject matter experts.     This Thursday we will walk through our portfolio, information on online proctored exams, and the PCSAE blueprint.    Ten lucky attendees will receive a free certification voucher. Winners will be drawn at the end of the webinar.   Join us on April 15th at 8 a.m. PST/11 a.m. EST/3 pm GMT to learn more.    Register today for the webinar here.   Click to find the PCSAE Blueprint, Study Guide & FAQs  Pre-submit questions here.
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  Thank you to our followers who have joined the Palo Alto Networks Certification Community! After you pass your exam, don’t forget to log in to CertMetrics and claim your digital badge. You can include the badge on your Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts to celebrate your achievement.     Log in and claim your badge today, after all-- you’ve earned it!  Learn about how to claim your badge once you pass a certification here!
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With a new season comes new opportunities. To help you grow your cybersecurity skills, Palo Alto Networks is offering 50% off our engineer certifications. You have until April 30th to take our Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), Prisma Certified Cloud Security Engineer (PCCSE), or Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE) exam.     Use promo code ENGINEERSPRING50 when scheduling your exam with Pearson VUE Online Proctoring.   To register for your exam go to Pearson VUE https://lnkd.in/gtUKUjw    View PCCSE Blueprint, Study Guide & FAQs View PCSAE Blueprint & Study Guide & FAQs View PCNSE Study Guide & FAQs
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The Education Services team is excited to host the Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE) Webinar! This is a great opportunity to join two of our subject matter experts in cybersecurity and receive answers to any PCSAE questions you may have.     We will walk through our portfolio, information on online proctored exams and the PCSAE blueprint.    Ten attendees will receive a free certification voucher. Winners will be drawn at the end of the webinar.   Join us on April 15th at 8 a.m. PST/11 a.m. EST/3 pm GMT to learn more.    Register today for the webinar here.   Click to find the PCSAE Blueprint, Study Guide & FAQs  Pre-submit questions here.
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Spring Promo! Palo Alto Networks Education Services is excited to offer 50% off our online proctored engineer certifications through April!     Complete the Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), Prisma Certified Cloud Security Engineer (PCCSE), or Palo Alto Networks Certified Security Automation Engineer (PCSAE) exams by April 30th, 2021, and use promo code ENGINEERSPRING50 for your discount.   Begin to prepare for your exam by utilizing Palo Alto Networks training resources.   View the PCNSE Study Guide, FAQs. View the PCCSE Study Guide, Blueprint, & FAQs. View the PCSAE Study Guide, Blueprint, & FAQs.   To register for your exam go to Pearson VUE: https://lnkd.in/gtUKUjw 
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