Certified Wireless Security Professional

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The Certified Wireless Security Professional (CWSP) is an advanced level certification that measures the ability to secure any wireless network.[1]

A wide range of security topics focusing on the 802.11 wireless LAN technology are covered in the coursework and exam, which is vendor neutral.

Certification track[edit]

The CWSP certification is awarded to candidates who pass the CWSP exam and who also hold the CWNA certification. The CWNA certification is a prerequisite to earning the CWSP certification. [1]

CWSP requirements[edit]

This certification covers a wide range of security areas. These include detecting attacks, wireless analysis, policy, monitoring and solutions.[2]


The CWSP certification is valid for three years.[3] The certification may be renewed by retaking the CWSP exam or by advancing on to CWNE which is also valid for 3 years.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Preparation Guide for Exam PW0-200 - Wireless LAN Security". cwnp.com. Archived from the original on 2008-05-11. Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  2. ^ CWSP Objectives "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-05-11. Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  3. ^ a b "How to Recertify". cwnp.com. Retrieved 2008-02-17. 

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