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SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner

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(ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Training course over 3 or 5 days (3 days without exam, 5 days with exam voucher). Please check course content and duration carefully before booking.

The (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification covers seven domains which they describe as 'the compendium of topics pertaining to an Information Systems Security Practitioner', the CBK (Common Body of Knowledge). The seven domains maps directly to the seven modules of this course listed below, it is referred to as a taxonomy or collection of past, present and future topics around Information Security. 

The SSCP is aimed at security go-to-people, on the front line of a business dealing with technologies employed to protect Information. If you are responsible for implementing and maintaining countermeasures such as Firewalls, Intrusion Detection or Prevention, Anti-Virus solutions or Public Key Infrastructures and you want a certification to attest to your skills and professionalism within Information Security, this is it.

This credential is ideal of those who have already obtained or are working towards positions such as: Security Administrators; Security Systems Analysts and Network Security Administrators.

It may also be of interest to those who desire a better understanding of security, but do not have a direct security role, examples of these could include: System Administrators; Network Administrators; Systems Analysts; Auditors and Database Administrators.

Please note that delegates must book on to this course a minimum of 1 week prior to course commencement in order for us to check materials and labs will be available before we can confirm the booking. There will also be a late booked fee of $300 applied. This charge is made by the Vendor and will be added to your booking if the course is not booked a minimum of 1 week prior to course commencement.

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If you wish to sit the SSCP exam you must have one year working in the Information Security arena, covering at least one of the domains from the SSCP CBK. Proof of this must be supplied to (ISC)2.

Course Content

Module 1. Access Controls

Module 2. Security Operations and Administration

Module 3. Risk Identification, Monitoring and Analysis

Module 4. Incident Response and Recovery

Module 5. Cryptography

Module 6. Network and Communications Security

Module 7. Systems and Application Security

Exams & Certification

This course is not an ‘exam cram’ course, but will provide a guide through the (ISC)2 SSCP domains.

The SSCP exam is not a part of the course, delegates will be required to book their own exam.

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