Previously while looking at certification requirements I believe I read that passing the SND would meet the requirements for the CCNA Security specialty while the SND was still being offered, as well the normal specialist. I rechecked today and nothing on the website says this, although I am fairly certain I had seen this before. Did I completely misread something? If not, is the SND still a valid substitute for the CCNA Security exam?
I believe you're referring to the fact that CCNA+SND will be accepted as a prerequisite for CCSP for 3 years after taking SND. The last day to take the SND exam is Nov. 17, 2008. Take a look at the following link.
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