The Wireshark Certification Exam was designed to confirm individual competencies in using Wireshark to locate the cause of network problems (poor performance or security-related) and confirm your knowledge of TCP/IP network communications in general.
The Exam is based on the thirty-three areas of study defined in the Exam Focus
and Content section of this document. The four primary areas covered in this
- Wireshark Functionality
- TCP/IP Network Communications
- Network Troubleshooting
- Network Security
To earn the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst status, you must pass a single
exam—the WCNA-100x Exam (version 100.1 is the current version).
Register for the Exam
The Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Exam is available at hundreds of testing centers around the world. You can take your Exam at a KRYTERION High-stake Online Secure Testing (HOST) location near you. To locate a local testing center, visit www.kryteriononline.com/host_locations.
The Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Exam is a closed-book Exam consisting of 100 questions. The Exam time limit is 2 hours (120 minutes). Exam questions are in true/false or multiple choice format (there is only one correct answer for each multiple choice question). Many of the questions include a Wireshark screen image.
The Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Exam cost is USD 299. The Wireshark
Certified Network Analyst Exam Practice Exam (online) cost is USD 29.
The Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Exam is graded on a pass/fail basis.
Passing scores are set by using statistical analysis. At the completion of the
Exam, Candidates receive a score report along with a score breakout by Exam
How to Register for Your Exam
Register for the proctored Wireshark Certified Network Analyst Exam online at
Step-by-step Exam Registration instructions and complete Exam Preparation
recommendations are available at www.wiresharktraining.com/certification.
Thanks to all of you who have been so patient as we rewrote, redesigned and
redeveloped the Exam. We are excited to see Wireshark become more popular
each month and hope the Wireshark Certified Network Analyst designation
becomes a de facto certification for all IT professionals.
More information and to download the Exam Information Pack, visit