The Palo Alto Networks Certified Detection and Remediation Analyst (PCDRA) certification is a knowledge-based certification that validates candidates' understanding of fundamental cybersecurity, network security, cloud security, and SOC security.
Certification Objectives The PCDRA certification is the first of its kind credential to cover foundational knowledge of industry recognized Cybersecurity and Endpoint security concepts as well as various cutting-edge advancements across all Palo Alto Networks technologies. The PCDRA certification validates that engineers possess the in-depth skills and knowledge to develop playbooks, manage incidents, create automations and integrations and demonstrate the highest standard of deployment methodology and operational best practices associated with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XDR
The PCDRA certification is designed for students, technical professionals, as well as any non-technical individuals interested in validating comprehensive knowledge on current cybersecurity tenets including security engineers, security administrators, security operators, security analysts, and security architects.
Exams and recommended training
The PCDRA Exam is proctored by the third-party testing company Pearson VUE:
Recommended Instructor-led training includes:
- Networks Cortex XDR: Prevention and Deployment
- Palo Alto Networks Cortex XDR: Investigation and Response Recommended Self-paced training include Analyzing and securing with Cortex XDR and Extending Cortex XDR and Proactive security