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From Zero to CCIE Security: Tips to Prepare for the CCNP & CCIE Security Core exam - Meet the Authors Event

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Meet the Authors

Meet the Authors Event - From Zero to CCIE Security: Tips to Prepare for the CCNP & CCIE Security Core exam

(Live event – Tuesday, 22nd, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific / 1:00 p.m. Eastern / 7:00 p.m. Paris)

This event had place on Tuesday 22nd, August 2020 at 10hrs PDT 

In this session, Cisco Press author and Principal Engineer Omar Santos talks about how to get started and prepare for the CCNP and CCIE Security Certifications. The SCOR 350-701 exam is the required exam for the CCNP and CCIE Security certifications. during the session, attendees have the opportunity to ask questions to Omar in a live Q&A session.

Join Omar to learn more about the key topics covered in the exam and several tips on how to prepare for the exam. Omar presents the key content featured in the book CCNP and CCIE Security Core SCOR 350-701 Official Cert Guide.

This event provides an opportunity to interact with the author in real time and learn more about him, his story, the story behind his publications, and how he became a renowned expert.

Featured Author
osantos.jpgOmar Santos is an active member of the cyber security community, where he leads several industry-wide initiatives and standards bodies. His active role helps businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to increasing the security of their critical infrastructures. Omar is the author of more than twenty (20) books and video courses, as well as numerous white papers, articles, and security configuration guidelines and best practices. He is a principal engineer of the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT), where he mentors and leads engineers and incident managers during the investigation and resolution of cyber security vulnerabilities.


Featured Book
book-ccnp-ccie_sec.jpgThe Official Cert Guide series from Cisco Press help you learn, prepare, and practice for exam success. They are built with the objective of providing assessment, review, and practice to help ensure you are fully prepared for your certification exam.


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Gus Leon

I am looking forwad to this "Meet the Authors Event" with Omar Santos.  I am sure it will be an enlightening session full of great Tips to Prepare for the CCNP & CCIE Security Core exam.

Thank you for posting this event ahead of time!



Gus Leon

Excellent session!! The interview was very great, the questions asked were very helpful, so we could learn more about Omar Santos and his inspiring professional career.  Omar provided very helpful study tips.

The presentation was enlightening, with great resources shared.  Plus  the QandA was also another moment of great information and advice shared by Omar Santos.

Definitely these types of events helps us all to find the correct path toward our certification goals.

Thank you to everyone involved in bringing to us this great event.  Excellent job!






Community Manager

Hi @Gus Leon 

Thanks for your feedback and for joining us to this session, we’re glad that these events are helpful and valuable.

Omar is indeed a great expert and needless to mention and incredible person. It is great to learn form experts like him.

We have made available the slides and the video of this session for further reviews.


We will keep creating enlightening session like this, and we hope to have the opportunity to have you around when they have place

Gus Leon

Hi @hiarteag ,


You're more than welcome!  I really enjoyed and learned so much from yesterday's session.  


Omar is a great human being and an outstanding mentor.  Its a blessing for all of us to count with him in the community.  Definitely its great to learn from experts like him.


I really appreciate you letting me know that the slides and the video of yesterday's session are already available for further reviews.   Indeed, I will go over this great material again in more detail.


I encourage you and the team to continue doing the great job you all are doing, in order to keep creating enlightening sessions like this one.   Of course, you can count with my active participation and support to these great initiatives, that helps us all grow personally and professionally.


Thank you for your time and for your message.


Have a great day!   Stay safe!



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