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Exam Profile: Cisco CCNP Security IPS 642-627

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This article profiles the Cisco CCNP Security IPS 642-627 exam. Pearson IT Certification provides a variety of exam preparation tools to help our customers in their quest for certification. As part of our service to you, we have developed this Exam Profile series. Each profile is developed based on the testing experience of one of our trainers or authors. You won’t get exact questions or answers, but you will get a real feel for the exam. Each profile describes question forms, trouble spots, hints for exam preparation, and recommendations for additional study resources. Find out what you can expect to see on the exam and how you can better prepare for it.
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As part of the CCNP Security certification from Cisco, candidates who meet the prerequisites must also pass the following 4 exams:

  • 642-637 SECURE v1.0
  • 642-617 FIREWALL v1.0
  • 642-647 VPN v1.0
  • 642-627 IPS v7.0

In this exam profile we take a closer look at the IPS v7.0 exam.

Exam Details

  • Exam number: 642-627
  • Number of questions: 70
  • Type of questions: Multiple Choice (single and multiple answer), drag-and-drop, Sim, Simlet, Testlet
  • Passing score: 783
  • Time limit: 90 minutes
  • How to register: Vue
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