Step 8: Study for the PCNSE exam

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Becoming Palo Alto Networks certified will greatly increase your knowledge in the cybersecurity industry and will also help you secure a rewarding career as a Network Security Administrator/Engineer.


PCNSE certification is the final step in the Palo Alto Networks cybersecurity training program for veterans!


To prepare for the PCNSE certification exam, use the following study resources:

  • PCNSE Certification Info page
  • PCNSE Preparation Best Practices
  • PCNSE Study Guide + PCNSE Prep Videos
  • PCNSE Practice Test
  • Finally, Palo Alto Networks certification exams are all administered by Pearson Vue. You will find enrollment instructions and directions to authorized testing centers nearby on the Pearson Vue Website.

Note: The Cybersecurity Survival Guide is not required but is encouraged reading before attempting the PCNSE certification. 


Once you take and pass the PCNSE exam, you will receive an email with instructions on posting the digital badge to your LinkedIn profile.


If you have not yet done so, please consider:

Joining Palo Alto Networks

Following Palo Alto Networks on Twitter

Follow Palo Alto Networks on LinkedIn


If you are hunting for a job using your newly acquired cybersecurity skills, proceed to the job hunting section on our Q&A page.

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