Watch this video for a quick overview on the exam process, from scheduling to submitting your exam report.
This video was current as of October 2022. As we continue to improve the Learning Library, slight modifications in the interface or functionality may appear.
Have more questions? Check the frequently asked questions below.
Where can I find the exam guide?
The OSDA exam guide is available at the following link: OSDA Exam Guide
How do I know if I'm ready to take the exam?
This is, of course, a very difficult question to answer. At a minimum, we recommend that you understand the majority of the concepts taught in the course and complete the challenge labs.
How do I schedule my certification exam?
To learn how to schedule an exam, how to see the amount of time you have left before your exam attempt expires or understand how rescheduling an exam works, please visit our Important information about exam scheduling or Important information about exam scheduling in the Learning Library article, depending on the environment you are studying in.
How can I find out my exam score?
While we cannot provide your exact exam score, you can use the point assignment outlined in the exam guide and exam control panel objectives to approximate your score.
How do I get points on the exam?
Points are given by locating and documenting attacker actions as found by using the SIEM.
How many points do I need to pass the exam?
You must obtain at least 75 points.
What is the exam retake policy?
All exams have a cooling off period in between attempts. You can view additional details on the cooling off period here.
What information is available about exam proctoring?
All OSDA exams are now proctored. Please make sure to read our online FAQ.