Need Suggestions for Career path starting CCNA

Pun_ShaPun_Sha Member Posts: 10 ■□□□□□□□□□
Hi , I have an inclination towards network security , so what should my initial path be......???
I need to specifically mention that I have to enter network security domain

CCNA R&S(CCNAX)>>>>CCNA Security

or

CCENT>>>>>CCNA Security

I am confused....
Also whats the min waiting time after completion of 1 cert before scheduling the next one...??

Also ...I have Todd lammle's study guide....do I still need ODOM....??

thanks
Pun

Comments

  • no!all!no!all! Member Posts: 245 ■■■□□□□□□□
    You would want to go CCENT>CCNA:RS>CCNA:Sec, or you can just do the composite CCNA:RS. I think they CCNA:RS lays the foundation for a lot of the other CCNA flavors.
    A+, N+, S+, CCNA:RS, CCNA:Sec

    "In high society TCP is more welcome than UDP. At least it knows a proper handshake" - Ben Franklin

    2019 Goals: CCNP:RS & relocate to St. Pete, FL!
  • Pun_ShaPun_Sha Member Posts: 10 ■□□□□□□□□□
    @no!all! .... ok.. thanx..... I will try for CCNAX..
  • FloOzFloOz Member Posts: 1,614 ■■■■□□□□□□
    Agreed. Get the CCNA RS and then move onto the Security track from there
  • E Double UE Double U Member Posts: 1,947 ■■■■■■■■■□
    I did CCNA R&S > CCNA Sec > CCNP Sec
    Alphabet soup from (ISC)2, ISACA, GIAC, EC-Council, Microsoft, ITIL, Cisco, Scrum, CompTIA and more.

    2021 goals: AZ-303, AZ-304, maybe CRISC.

    "You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try." - Homer Simpson
  • NightEye00NightEye00 Member Posts: 21 ■□□□□□□□□□
    And what's about CCNA RS, then JNCIA, then CCNP RS? ;)
  • koz24koz24 Member Posts: 766 ■■■■□□□□□□
    NightEye00 wrote: »
    And what's about CCNA RS, then JNCIA, then CCNP RS? ;)
    If you are sure you will be working in a mixed vendor environment then the JNCIA makes sense. Otherwise I would go CCNP first because it's more in demand than JNCIA.
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