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Red Hat Certified Security Specialist (RHCSS)

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This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Red Hat Inc
Raleigh, NC USA
Phone: 919-754-3700
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Skill Level: Intermediate                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $2247 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For individuals who hold a valid RHCE and can demonstrate expertise in implementing security solutions using Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SELinux, and Red Hat Directory Server.

Initial Requirements:
You must hold the Red Hat RHCE certification. You must then pass 3 additional exams: Red Hat Enterprise Security: Network Services; Enterprise Directory Services and Authentication; and SELinux Policy Administration. Exams cost $749 each on their own or $549 each when purchased together with the corresponding course. Training is available but not required.

Continuing Requirements:
Starting with RHEL 6, a certification is considered current for 3 years. If a higher-level exam is passed within the 3-year period, the currency period starts over.

Certifications tied to earlier versions of RHEL are subject to the recertification policy in force when they were earned.

RHCSS certification is valid as long as your RHCE certification is current (two releases).


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