Cert Fest

Palo Alto Networks CERT FEST

Join the Palo Alto Networks Certification Community

The Palo Alto Networks is proud to announce a Cert Fest to be held December 12, 2017.


If you have been thinking of taking or renewing the PCNSE exam but haven’t had the time, CERT FEST is a great opportunity for you!

Participation in Palo Alto Networks PCNSE Exam Preparation Workshop and then take the PCNSE certification exam in the same location. The workshop will cover the topics covered in the Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer Certification (PCNSE) exam.

Note: Successful candidates have used the PCNSE Study Guide, have participated in this workshop, and have hands-on experience with the Palo Alto Networks platform.


Palo Alto Networks – Plano, TX
3901 North Dallas Parkway
Plano, TX 75093


Welcome - Meet and greet. Introduction to Palo Alto Networks Certification Framework.

FREE Exam Preparation Workshop – An interactive workshop in which participants will have the opportunity to review and discuss topics and sample questions and deep dive on specific topics.

PCNSE Exam Available - Following this workshop, we will have onsite testing available for a nominal fee of $20.00. (Discount/Voucher will be applied on the CHECKOUT screen.)

Event Date:

December 12, 2017

CERT FEST are half-day events. Please select the time you would like to attend.

Note: When you register for the Exam you are automatically enrolled into the half-day event.

Morning session: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Registration and check-in: 8:30 am to 9:00 am
Workshop: 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Exam delivered at: 10:30 am
Lunch and certification recognition: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm


Afternoon Session: 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Registration and check-in: 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Workshop: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Exam delivered at: 3:30 pm
Reception and certification recognition: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Cost for Exam:

$20 USD (Discount/Voucher will be applied on the CHECKOUT screen.)

How to Register

Please note that the only exam available at this event is the newly released PCNSE exam. You will see PCNSE7 as an option, however, please DO NOT register for PCNSE7 exam as it will be cancelled and rescheduled to the new PCNSE exam.

  • Online Registration
    If you do not already have a Pearson VUE username and password, it only takes seconds to create a web account. Please note, that even if you have an account with Pearson VUE from other vendor exams, you will still need to create a new one for Palo Alto Networks. You will receive confirmation in approximately 24 hours. Once you have your Pearson VUE username and password you can register online for any test offered at this event. You can register as early as you wish to secure your preferred testing date and time. Please use this specific webpage to register for this event: https://pearsonvue.com/paloaltonetworks/certfest
  • Schedule your exam
    Once you create your account or if you already have a Pearson VUE account for Palo Alto Networks then schedule your Palo Alto Networks exam appointment with your Pearson VUE username and password. Click on the button below. You will need to select ONE of the four exam times available. Note: When you register for an Exam you are automatically enrolled into the half-day CERT FEST event.

Schedule your exam at CERT FEST

Last updated 2017-11-15