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CyberArk Certification Testing

CyberArk Certification Testing

CyberArk certification is designed for various roles and levels of experience, each introducing progressively more advanced and challenging material and exams. You can work up to the level that best aligns with your responsibilities and career ambitions. The CyberArk certification validates your product expertise and opens the door for additional professional opportunities. For more details on the CyberArk Certification programs, please visit https://training.cyberark.com/.

CyberArk will send a certificate to your corporate email address within 7 business days.

Scheduling a certification exam

You can take certification exams at a Pearson VUE® Authorized Testing Center. In addition all CyberArk exams are available via Pearson VUE OnVUE online proctoring, which allows you to take any exam from almost any location and at any time. Exams are delivered by a live proctor to your workstation. To register, visit pearsonvue.com/cyberark/onvue.

Program Information

Level 1: Trustee (Free)

The CyberArk Trustee certification is designed for anyone who is interested in learning about Identity Security. It is highly recommended for any professional who will be part of a CyberArk project: Project Managers, IT personnel, Network Engineers, etc. Completion of the exam is required for participation in other CyberArk training courses.

Level 2: Defender (Via Pearson VUE)

This certification provides the practical knowledge and technical skills to maintain day-to-day operations and support the on-going performance of the CyberArk Solution. The Defender level includes the following exams:

  1. CyberArk Defender PAM (CAU201)
  2. CyberArk Defender EPM (CAU310)

Level 3: Sentry (Via Pearson VUE)

This certification track provides participants with the tools to deploy, install, and configure the CyberArk Solution.

The Sentry level includes the following exams:

  1. CyberArk Sentry PAM (CAU301)

Level 4: Guardian

Recipients of this certification have proven their advanced skills with the various CyberArk solutions and their ability to combine organizational architecture with privileged access security strategy.

The certification will cover knowledge around CPM capacity and sizing, Syslog redundancy, architecture, use cases, least privilege concepts and cloud architecture.

For more information, please login to your Community Account and visit Level 4: Guardian.

Channel Partner Certification

The CyberArk Channel Certification Program complements the new CyberArk Certification Program by providing content and experience that is available only to our channels.

CyberArk Certified Sales Professional (CSP) and CyberArk Certified Pre-Sales Engineer (CPE)

CSP and CPE Certification is now available for each CyberArk product line. Ensure to select the certification path that will fit your professional needs.

The structure of the CyberArk Certified Sales Professional (CSP) and CyberArk Certified Pre-Sales Engineer (CPE) courses and exam will not change. CSP and CPE Certifications are now available for each of the CyberArk Identity Security product families. Ensure to select the certification path that will fit your professional needs. For more information on these certifications, and registration, please login to your Community Account and visit CyberArk CSP & CPE.

CyberArk Certified Delivery Engineer (CDE) Exams

CDE Certification will soon be available for each of the CyberArk Identity Security product families. Ensure to select the certification path that will fit your professional needs.

CyberArk CDE certifications are now available for PAM and EPM.

For more information on these certifications, and registration, please login to your Community Account and visit the relevant CyberArk CDE pages.

CDE – PAM - CyberArk Channel Partners can take back-to-back proctored exams that will include the Defender - PAM Exam followed by the Sentry – PAM Exam (CAU302). By passing the exam channel partners can continue in their CDE certification path.

CDE – EPM - CyberArk Channel Partners must take the Defender - EPM Exam (CAU310). By passing the exam channel partners can continue in their CDE – EPM certification path.

CyberArk CDE Recertification

The CyberArk CDE certification is valid for 24 months. Certified Delivery Engineers will get automatic notifications 6 months and 3 months before their certification is expired.

To get re-certified, CyberArk Certified Delivery Engineers should Contact training@cyberark.com to be provided with a hands-on challenge.

Test Preparation

For more information, including study guides and practice exams please visit https://training.cyberark.com/catalog

Who Owns Your Certification?

Regardless of who pays for the exam, you, the exam candidate, own the results. Your exam history is linked to your Certified Professional ID number granted the first time you create a Pearson VUE account. You should never create another one. If you change employers, you should contact training@cyberark.com and we will assist you in moving your records to your new account associated with your new employer.

Exam Retake Policy

If you do not pass an exam on your first attempt, you may retake the exam after 5 days. If you do not pass an exam on your second attempt, you must wait at least 30 days between each additional attempt. You are allowed a maximum of three attempts in a 12-month period.

Non-Disclosure Agreement

Once candidates are seated for an exam in a Pearson VUE Testing Center, they will be given 5 minutes to read and sign CyberArk’s examination Non-Disclosure Agreement. Signing the NDA is required for candidates to proceed with the exam. Candidates who decline, or do not ‘agree’, within the 5 minutes given will be excused from the exam room and all examination fees will be forfeited.

For candidates who wish to review the NDA prior to taking the exam, here is the full text of the NDA in PDF format.

Last updated 2021-09-13