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Wireshark Certification

asked 2021-11-29 19:12:09 +0000

Is there an an actual certification through wireshark?

I see there is one associated with the domain of www.wcnacertification.com. I am unsure if this is industry recognized.

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answered 2021-11-29 20:58:43 +0000

Chuckc gravatar image

updated 2021-11-29 21:08:59 +0000

That's two different questions.

There is a WCNA Certification Exam that is not "through" Wireshark but covers a lot of Wireshark use and tasks.

IANAR (I Am Not a Recruiter) but found the process of getting the WCNA to be worthwhile because it pushes you into all the nooks and crannies of Wireshark. Stuff you probably don't normally use.
Still waiting for someone to shake fistfuls of cash at me for having earned it. :-)

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I would like to get into all the nooks and crannies as well, I like to use certification as a means to do an external check on learning, credentials or not, it serves as a good spot check on retained knowledge. I hope the fistfuls are in your near future !

tehgabriel1 gravatar imagetehgabriel1 ( 2021-11-29 21:44:03 +0000 )edit

WCNA gives the foundation for using Wireshark. Wireshark is constantly evolving with new enhancements and protocols. Basically, it never gets boring.

BigFatCat gravatar imageBigFatCat ( 2021-11-29 23:14:02 +0000 )edit

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