(ISC)2 offers the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) as an entry-level security credential.The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium is a non-profit organization that specializes on cybersecurity professional training and certification.It is one of the largest IT security organizations in the globe.SSCP is one of the certifications offered by (ISC)2, and it is also one of the most popular ones.
About this course
The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is the appropriate certification for those in operational IT jobs who have demonstrated technical competence and practical, hands-on security expertise.It verifies a practitioner's ability to set up, monitor, and manage IT infrastructure in compliance with information security policies and procedures that assure data confidentiality, integrity, and availability.Initially, the course informs students about the certification exam.
Why should you take this course?
If you have demonstrated technical capabilities and practical security expertise in hands-on operational IT jobs, the SSCP certification is the right choice for you.It recognizes your abilities to set up, manage, and maintain IT infrastructure.It demonstrates that you have a thorough understanding of the rules and procedures that protect data confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The SSCP certifies your technical ability to deal with the operational demands and obligations of a security position.Authentication, security testing, intrusion detection and prevention, incident response and recovery, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, malicious code countermeasures, and other topics will be covered.SSCPs have access to a global network of certified members as well as significant tools and support to help them succeed in their professions.
What will you learn by taking this course?
✅ Implement authentication mechanisms
✅ Document and operate security controls
✅ Perform security assessment activities
✅ Understand security issues related to networks
Chapter 1: Access Controls
✅ Implement and maintain authentication methods
✅ Support internetwork trust architectures
✅ Participate in the identity management lifecycle
✅ Implement access controls
Chapter 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
Chapter 3: Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis
✅ Understand the risk management process
✅ Perform security assessment activities
✅ Operate and maintain monitoring systems
✅ Analyze monitoring results
Chapter 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
Chapter 5: Cryptography
✅ Understand fundamental concepts of cryptography
✅ Understand reasons and requirements for cryptography
✅ Understand and support secure protocols
✅ Understand Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems
Chapter 6: Network and Communications Security
✅ Understand and apply fundamental concepts of networking
✅ Understand network attacks and countermeasures
✅ Manage network access controls
✅ Manage network security
✅ Operate and configure network-based security devices
✅ Operate and configure wireless technologies
Chapter 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
Why are changes being made to the SSCP exam?
(ISC)² has an obligation to its membership to maintain the relevancy of its credentials. These enhancements are the result of a rigorous, methodical process that (ISC)² follows to routinely update its credential exams. This process ensures that the examinations and subsequent continuing professional education requirements encompass the topic areas relevant to the roles and responsibilities of today's practicing information security practitioner.
In what language will the refreshed SSCP exam be available?
The refreshed SSCP exam will be available in English, Japanese and Portuguese.
Will this change the number of questions or the time required to take the SSCP exam?
No. The SSCP exam will have the same number of items, and the time required to take the exam will be the same.
Do these updates affect the experience requirement for the SSCP?
No. For the SSCP, a candidate is required to have a minimum of one year of cumulative work experience in one or more of the seven domains of the SSCP CBK.
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Benefits of SSCP Certification
Apart from considered as one of the skilled IT security professional with a recognized credential you’ll also have other benefits from this certification
- Career Growth: SSCP Certification will raise visibility and increase your credibility, thus ensuring job security and create new opportunities
- Versatile Skills: SSCP is vendor-neutral so skills can be applied to different technologies and methodologies
- Network of Professionals: Gain access to a global community of peers
- Higher Salaries: Certified professionals on an average earn 20% more than non-certified professionals
- Expanded Knowledge: Learn deeper and gain better understanding of the core concepts of cyber security
- Stronger Skill set: Expand your skills to fit your organizational needs
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