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The SOCP exam validates that you have the knowledge and skills to properly investigate alerts, hunt for adversaries, and manage your Security Onion 2 grid.
This exam tests your knowledge in the following five domains:
Design and Architecture
Strategies for properly designing and installing a Security Onion 2 grid.
Grid Management
Procedures required in administering and maintaining a Security Onion 2 grid.
Grid Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Knowledge on how to properly monitor and identify potential issues in a Security Onion 2 grid.
Grid Tuning
Tactics to ensure a Security Onion 2 sensor grid is running efficiently.
Analyst Tools
Tools and techniques needed to properly investigate alerts and hunt for adversaries using Security Onion 2.
  • Cost: $199
  • Certification validity: 3 years
  • Length: 50 questions
    120 minutes
  • Retake wait time: None
Authorized Materials
The SOCP exam is in an open book format.

The following are all authorized material for the exam:
  • Security Onion Documentation Paperback book (Available online here)
  • Course material for any Security Onion Solutions instructor-led training
  • Notes (handwritten or typed)
Reference materials having the appearance of exam questions and answers are strictly prohibited.
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