SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner


Duration: 5 days
Attend SSCP certification course and get prepared to pass the exam and become a Systems Security Certified Practitioner. This course will provide you with in-depth coverage on the skills and concepts in the seven domains of systems security including Access Controls, Security Operations and Administration, Incident Response, Cryptography and Network Security among others.


You Will Learn How To:
  •  Prepare for and pass the SSCP Exam
  •  Implement authentication mechanisms
  •  Document and operate security controls
  •  Perform security assessment activities
  •  Understand security issues related to networks


The SSCP is ideal for IT administrators, managers, directors and network security professionals responsible for the hands-on operational security of their organization’s critical assets, including those in the following positions:
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems/Network Analyst
  • Database Administrator


  • Access Controls

    • Implement authentication mechanisms
    • Operate internetwork trust architectures
    • Participate in the identity-management lifecycle
    • Implement access controls

  • Security Operations and Administration

    • Understand and comply with code of ethics
    • Understand security concepts
    • Document and operate security controls
    • Participate in asset management
    • Implement and assess compliance with controls
    • Participate in change management
    • Participate in security awareness and training
    • Participate in physical security operations

  • Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis

    • Understand the risk management process
    • Perform security assessment activities
    • Operate and maintain monitoring systems
    • Analyze monitoring results

  • Incident Response and Recovery

    • Participate in incident handling
    • Understand and support forensic investigations
    • Understand and support BCP and DRP

  • Cryptography

    • Understand and apply fundamental concepts of cryptography
    • Understand requirements for cryptography
    • Understand and support secure protocols
    • Operate and implement cryptographic systems

  • Networks and Communications Security

    • Understand security issues related to networks
    • Protect telecommunications technologies
    • Control network access
    • Manage LAN-based security
    • Operate and configure network-based security devices
    • Implement and operate wireless technologies

  • Systems and Application Security

    • Identify and analyze malicious code and activity
    • Implement and operate endpoint device security
    • Operate and configure cloud security
    • Secure big data systems


Minimum of one year full-time experience in one of the domains covered in the SSCP exam.


SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner


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