Info on the Check Point Certified Master Architect (CCMA) certification
Check Point announced its most advanced and extensive certification level, empowering IT professionals to validate their extensive security expertise, advance their careers, and help organizations achieve the maximum benefit from their entire Check Point security architecture. Ã‚Â Organizations can be confident hiring or training IT professionals with the new CCMA certification as it identifies security experts capable of designing, implementing, managing and troubleshooting complex end-to-end Check Point security architectures.
Individuals interested in taking the CCMA exam, which is the highest level of Check Point certification, must already be certified in the three lower-level Check Point certifications, the Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA), the Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE), and the Check Point Certified Security Expert Plus (CCSE Plus).Ã‚Â This elite certification level ensures that certified master architects possess the complete technical skill set and real-world experience to plan and implement Check Point’s comprehensive security architecture.
Companies that employ professionals with the CCMA certification benefit from optimized environments and faster implementations, which add up to a better return on their IT investment. Due to the advanced level of this certification, organizations can confidently hire and train employees with the CCMA title, allowing IT professionals to advance their careers in a critical segment of the IT market. Ã‚Â The new CCMA certification exam helps IT professionals validate key technical skills by demonstrating in-depth knowledge and expertise of Check Point products and technologies needed to effectively secure an organization’s entire IT infrastructure.
The CCMA is a two-part exam available immediately in English with extra exam time given to foreign language speakers. The first part is a computer-based exam offered through Pearson VUE testing centers. The second part is a hands-on lab offered at Check Point and select international sites. The hands-on lab is by appointment only and can only be taken after successful completion of the computer-based exam.Ã‚Â The certification is valid for two years.Ã‚