Non-Credit Career Pathway Certification
The PCNSA certification validates the knowledge and skills required for network security administrators responsible for deploying and operating Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs). PCNSA certified individuals have demonstrated knowledge of the Palo Alto Networks NGFW feature set and in the Palo Alto Networks product portfolio core components.
The technical curriculum developed and authorized by Palo Alto Networks Academy and delivered by Palo Alto Networks Academy Partner, Bismarck State College, helps provide the knowledge and expertise that prepare you to protect our digital way of life. Our trusted certifications validate your knowledge of the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform and your ability to help prevent successful cyberattacks and safely enable applications.
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 PCNSA seeks to identify people who can operate Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls to protect networks from cutting edge cyberthreats
This certification has no prerequisites. Recommended training includes:
- Cybersecurity Infrastructure Configuration
- Cybersecurity Prevention & Countermeasures
As a Palo Alto Networks Academy Partner, we can extend to you a 40% discount on the certification investment. To reserve a testing voucher, click Add to Cart and complete the transaction. BSC Continuing Education staff will request the voucher and email it along with instructions on how to schedule the exam. Exams are proctored by the third-party testing company Pearson® VUE. The discounted fee to take the exam is the responsibility of the student and must be remitted to the testing center at the time of the exam.