Security Onion
Certified Professional
(SOCP)
Available Now!
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 six 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
Knowledge on how to identify potential issues in a Security Onion 2 grid.
Grid Tuning
Tactics to ensure a Security Onion 2 sensor grid is running efficiently.
Troubleshooting
Tasks required to perform basic grid troubleshooting in Security Onion 2.
Analyst Tools
Tools and techniques needed to properly investigate alerts and hunt for adversaries using Security Onion 2.
SOCP Exam
  • Cost: $199
  • Certification validity: 3 years
  • Length: 45 questions
    125 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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