Is the CCNA Cyber Ops Certification changing with the new CCNA track ?
At this time, there are no changes to the CCNA CyberOps certification. Cisco continues to evaluate
it's certifications, including CCNA CyberOps, to ensure we are providing professionals with
the most up-to-date skills needed to succeed in today's marketplace. Cybersecurity skills are critical and
will continue to be an important area for Cisco.
Why should I get CCNA Cyber Ops Certification?
If you are working within a SOC, or aim to work in one, the CCNA Cyber Ops should be high on your list of qualifications to achieve. This is a niche field of work, and few certifications cover this area.
What is a SOC
A security operations center (SOC) is a centralized unit that deals with security issues on an organizational and technical level. A SOC within a building or facility is a central location from where staff supervises the site, using data processing technology.
Does this certification have any recognition?
As of July 2018, The United States Department of Defense (DoD) has approved the Cisco CCNA Cyber Ops Certification for the DoD 8570.01-Manual for the CSSP Analyst and CSSP Incident Responder categories. Obtaining this certification can open up additional opportunities for you in one of these roles.