Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)

The PCNSE certification validates the knowledge and skills required for network security engineers that design, deploy, operate, manage, and troubleshoot Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls. PCNSE-certified individuals have demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the Palo Alto Networks product portfolio and can make full use of it in the vast majority of implementations.

Certification Objectives Palo Alto Networks technology is highly integrated and automated. The Palo Alto Networks product portfolio comprises multiple separate technologies working in unison to prevent successful cyberattacks. The PCNSE validates that engineers can correctly deploy Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls while leveraging the rest of the platform.

Exams and recommended training

The exam, proctored by the third-party testing company Pearson® VUE, is for anyone prepared to demonstrate deep understanding of Palo Alto Networks technologies.

To help prepare for the PCNSA exam the recommended training includes