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The Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA) certifies that individuals have demonstrated knowledge of key features of Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls and can effectively deploy the firewalls to securely enable traffic based on who (users), what (applications), when (time-based policy), and how (content). Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls that are configured correctly enable administrators to prevent successful cyberattacks.
The Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA) exam is a formal certification exam that can be attempted by anyone who has completed either the Next-Generation Firewall 10.0 Digital Learning courses, or attended and completed the Firewall Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210) instructor-led course. The PCNSA exam is based on the current PAN-OS® release.
To prepare for the PCNSA certification, follow these steps:
Note: Most courses have an assessment OR exam, not both
After completing the PCNSA exam, proceed to Step 7.