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Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

 

Who should attend

  • Network Security Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems/Network Analyst
  • Database Administrator

Prerequisites

Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year cumulative work experience in 1 or more of the 7 domains of the SSCP CBK. A 1 year prerequisite pathway will be granted for candidates who received a degree (bachelors or masters) in a cybersecurity program.

A candidate that doesn’t have the required experience to become an SSCP may become an Associate of (ISC)² by successfully passing the SSCP examination. The Associate of (ISC)² will then have 2 years to earn the 1 year required experience.

Course Objectives

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is the ideal certification for those with proven technical skills and practical, hands-on security knowledge in operational IT roles. It provides confirmation of a practitioner’s ability to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure in accordance with information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Course Content

Domain 1: Access Controls
  • Implement and maintain authentication methods
  • Support internetwork trust architectures
  • Participate in the identity management lifecycle
  • Implement access controls
Domain 2: Security Operations and Administration
  • Comply with codes 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)
Domain 3: Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis
  • Understand the risk management process
  • Perform security assessment activities
  • Operate and maintain monitoring systems (e.g., continuous monitoring)
  • Analyze monitoring results
Domain 4: Incident Response and Recovery
  • Support incident lifecycle
  • Understand and support forensic investigations
  • Understand and support Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) activities
Domain 5: Cryptography
  • Understand fundamental concepts of cryptography
  • Understand reasons and requirements for cryptography
  • Understand and support secure protocols
  • Understand Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems
Domain 6: Network and Communications Security
  • Understand and apply fundamental concepts of networking
  • Understand network attacks and countermeasures (e.g., DDoS, man-in-the-middle, DNS poisoning)
  • Manage network access controls
  • Manage network security
  • Operate and configure network-based security devices
  • Operate and configure wireless technologies (e.g., bluetooth, NFC, WiFi)
Domain 7: Systems and Application Security
  • Identify and analyze malicious code and activity
  • Implement and operate endpoint device security
  • Operate and configure cloud security
  • Operate and secure virtual environments
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Schedule

English
Time zone +04
31/05/2020 ― 04/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: UTC+4
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
Middle East
United Arab Emirates
30/08/2020 ― 03/09/2020 Dubai Course language: English
22/11/2020 ― 26/11/2020 Dubai Course language: English
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.