Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®)

Prepare for the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) certification examination

Course Code : 2512

$2995

Overview

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is an ideal certification for participants with proven technical skills and practical, hands-on security knowledge in operational IT roles. The certification speaks for the participant’s ability to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure in line with the information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability.

This course helps participants prepare for the certification examination. The course covers all the seven domains that the certification exam focuses on. In this course, participants are familiarized with all the broad spectrum of topics included in the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Live Classroom
Duration: 5 days

Live Virtual Classroom
Duration: 5 days

What You'll learn

  • Implement and maintain authentication methods and access controls
  • Identity management lifecycle
  • Understanding code of ethics and security concepts
  • Asset management and change management
  • Understand the risk management and security management processes
  • Operate and maintain monitoring system, and analyze the results
  • Support incident lifestyle and forensic investigation
  • Explore the Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)
  • Understand cryptography and secure protocols
  • Understand Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems
  • Manage network access controls and network security
  • Operate and configure wireless technologies
  • Identify and analyze malicious code and activity
  • Understand cloud security and virtual environments

 

Outline

  • Implement and maintain authentication methods
  • Support inter-network trust architectures
  • Participate in the identity management lifecycle
  • Implement access controls
  • Comply with code of ethics
  • Understand security concepts
  • Document, implement and maintain functional security controls
  • Participate in asset management
  • Implement security controls and assess compliance
  • Participate in change management
  • Participate in security awareness and training
  • Participate in physical security operations, e.g. data center assessment, badging
  • Understand the risk management process
  • Perform security assessment activities
  • Operate and maintain monitoring systems e.g. continuous monitoring
  • Analyze monitoring results
  • Support incident lifecycle
  • Understand and support forensic investigations
  • Understand and support Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)
  • Understand the fundamental concepts of cryptography
  • Understand the reasons and requirements for cryptography
  • Understand and support secure protocols
  • Understand Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems
  • Understand and apply fundamental concepts of networking
  • Understand network attacks and countermeasures
  • Manage network access controls
  • Manage network security
  • Operate and configure network-based devices
  • Operate and configure wireless technologies like Bluetooth, NFC, WiFi
  • Identify and analyze malicious code and activity
  • Implement and operate endpoint device security
  • Operate and configure cloud security
  • Operate and secure virtual environments
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Prerequisites

Participants need to have a minimum of 1 year cumulative work experience in one or more of the seven domains of the SSCP CBK. A one year prerequisite pathway is granted to participants who have received a degree (Bachelors or Masters) in a cybersecurity program.

A participant who doesn’t have the required experience to become an SSCP may become an Associate of (ISC)2 by successfully passing the SSCP examination. They will then have two years to earn the one year required experience.

Who Should Attend

The course is highly recommended for –

  • Database administrators
  • Network security engineers
  • Security administrators
  • Security analysts
  • Security specialists and consultants
  • Systems administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • System/network analysts

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Certification

This course helps participants prepare for the certification examination. The exam details are as follows –

ParticularsDetails
Duration of the exam3 hours
Number of questions125
Question formatMultiple choice questions
Passing grade700 out of 1000 points
Exam availabilityEnglish, Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese

 

The examination would evaluate the participant’s proficiency in seven domains. The weightages of these domains in the examination are as below –

DomainWeightage
Access controls16%
Security operations and administration15%
Risk identification, monitoring and analysis15%
Incident response and recovery13%
Cryptography10%
Network and communications security16%
Systems and application security15%
Total100%

 

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