The Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower v1.0 (SNCF 300-710) exam also known as the CCNP Security exam is associated with CCNP Security and Cisco Certified Specialist - Network Security Firepower certifications. This aims at testing the candidate's knowledge of Cisco Firepower Threat Defence and Firepower, including policy configurations, integrations, deployments, management and troubleshooting.

The training helps in gaining an understanding of sophisticated Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) capabilities such as network intelligence, file type identification, network-based malware detection, and deep packet inspection.


Knowledge of TCP/IP and essential steering conventions. Familiarity with firewall, VPN, and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) ideas

Target audience

  • Security administrators
  • Security consultants
  • Network administrators
  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners and resellers
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Learning Objectives

On course completion, you will be able to answer the following -

  • Understanding on NGIPS and NGFW technology and the Cisco Firepower Threat Defence system and identify deployment scenarios
  • Performing initial Cisco Firepower Threat Defence device configuration and setup tasks
  • Managing traffic and implementing Quality of Service using Cisco Firepower Threat Defence
  • Implementing NAT by using Cisco Firepower Threat Defence
  • Initial network discovery to identify hosts, applications and services
  • Reporting behaviour, usage and implementation procedure for access control policies
  • Implementing security intelligence features
  • Implementing file control and advanced malware protection
  • Implement and manage intrusion policies
  • Understanding the components and configuration of site-to-site VPN
  • Configure a remote-access SSL VPN that uses Cisco AnyConnect
  • Gaining SSL decryption capabilities and usage


  • How to register for the exam ?

    Firstly create an account on Pearson VUE. Select the Proctored exams and enter the exam number followed by registering and making payment

  • Can I retake the exam if I fail to clear it ?

    Yes, the candidate has to wait for 5 days after the failed attempt

  • How to reschedule the exam ?

    Candidates are requested to contact Pearson VUE or access an online Pearson VUE account for rescheduling the exam until the scheduled start time of the appointment. However, failure to reschedule or not appearing for an exam will result in forfeiture of your exam fee

  • Can I cancel the exam after getting an appointment ?

    Contact the Pearson VUE or access your online Pearson VUE account to cancel your exam before the scheduled appointment. However, failure to cancel or not appear for an exam will result in forfeiture of your exam fee

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