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About the WCNA

WCNA Certification (formerly referred to as the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst program) proves an individual's in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and network/protocol analysis for troubleshooting communications, network optimization, network forensics, and security.

The WCNA Certification program is a top industry certification[1] with over certified analysts in over 90 countries[2].
The WCNA Certification Exam was DoD 8570 certified by the U.S. Army in 2009.


The WCNA Certification Exam focuses on analyzing packets and protocols, for the purpose of network troubleshooting, optimization and security.

The four primary areas covered in this Exam are:

  • Wireshark Functionality

  • TCP/IP Network Communications

  • Network Troubleshooting

  • Network Security

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[2]     As of January 2019.



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