Passed today!

xlloydxlloyd ■□□□□□□□□□ Posts: 3Registered Users ■□□□□□□□□□
I just passed the Security exam with 911/1000
It's funny that I got 911 the same day Bin Laden got killed lol...anyway

Big thanks to this community and especially Mike for his invaluable notes...seriously!

Most of all though, gotta thank God 'cause man...I was so nervous at first. $250 was a lot of money to fail (especially on my salary icon_rolleyes.gif)...but yeah. I prayed and actually sang a few songs out loud (I was the only on in the room icon_lol.gif) and I calmed right down and nailed the exam.

Moving on to the CCNP Security track now icon_thumright.gif


  • ITdudeITdude Posts: 1,183Member
    Congrats and good luck on NP:S!icon_wink.gif
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  • seekritseekrit Posts: 103Member
    Great! What did you use for your studies..
  • tomaifauchaitomaifauchai Posts: 301Member
    Congrats mate !
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  • xlloydxlloyd ■□□□□□□□□□ Posts: 3Registered Users ■□□□□□□□□□
    Thanks guys! Can't wait to move on. Next up is the SECURE exam =]

    I used GNS3 and the Sybex CCNA Security Study guide. After that I pretty much went through Mike's notes and the CCNA Security quick reference e-book (just $10 on Amazon) almost exclusively all of last week to just keep the main topics in my head.

    Most of what I did with GNS was to play with SDM and learn it inside out...didn't really focus on connecting multiple devices and all that.
  • Megadeth4168Megadeth4168 Posts: 2,157Member
    Congrats! I hope to take the CCNA:S pretty soon. I read the Sybex book and have gone through Skillport (Since work provides it, why not). Now I just need to hit the labs. I'm waiting on my lab book though.

    How helpful did you find the Sybex book?
  • viper75viper75 ■■■■□□□□□□ Posts: 726Member ■■■■□□□□□□
    Congratz on the pass!
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  • davidspirovalentinedavidspirovalentine Posts: 352Member
    Congrats on the pass, killer score!!! LOL

    Don't forget to update your avatar...

    and good luck on the CCSP exams :P

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  • mikej412mikej412 Posts: 10,090Member
    Congratulations!! icon_cheers.gif

    Good Luck with your CCNP Security Studies icon_study.gif
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    Now time for more of this: icon_study.gif
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  • Chris_Chris_ Posts: 326Member
    Congrats on the pass.
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  • -DeXteR--DeXteR- Posts: 130Member
    Good luck with your CCNP:S
  • Dakinggamer87Dakinggamer87 Gaming Tech Expert Silicon Valley, CAPosts: 4,009Member ■■■■■■■■□□
    Congrats on pass!! icon_thumright.gif
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