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Defender - PAM


This certification provides the practical knowledge and technical skills to maintain day-to-day operations and support the on-going performance of the CyberArk Privileged Access Management Solution. 



To schedule an exam please use the following link: Schedule Exam

The exam has 65 multiple-choice questions.

You have 90 minutes to complete the exam.

The exam fee is $200 USD. 

Passing score: 70%  

In preparation for the CyberArk Defender Certification it is highly recommended you review the Level 2: Defender Exam Study Guide and take the course CyberArk Privileged Access Management (PAM) Administration


*Please use your business email upon Pearson VUE account registration 


A CyberArk Certified Defender - PAM is capable of performing the following tasks:

Describing the system architecture and workflows. Successfully managing passwords (Verification, Change, and Reconciliation). Onboarding accounts using Accounts Discovery and the Password Upload Utility. Configuring sessions to be directed through a PSM. Monitoring recorded sessions. Describing how connections through a PSMP can be established. Modifying Master Policy settings. Producing reports on various system and user activities. Monitoring the CyberArk implementation. Describing and configuring the various logs that are available to troubleshoot problems. Utilizing the knowledge base and other available resources to resolve problems. Performing common administrative tasks.


The Defender- PAM Certification is designed for:

IT Personnel who will work with the CyberArk Privileged Account Security Solution daily 

IT Personnel who will provide first level support for the products

IT Personnel who will make basic configuration changes to the system

Anyone who will need to open a support ticket with CyberArk 2nd level support 


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