Information Technology

Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Exam Prep

The key to organizational security is qualified employees.

Validate your Information Assurance Technical (IAT) qualification through certification as Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP). Practitioners, such as network and systems security administrators, implement the security policies that CISO, CSOs, and information security managers design. As a practitioner, gain your certification in the SSCP's seven common body of knowledge domains built on industry best practices. Receive instruction and exam practice to ensure your preparation success. This course prepares you for (ISC)2 Exam SSCP. The certification applies to DoD 8570 IAT Levels I and II, and to CND Infrastructure Support. Go to for complete certification information.

    Certification Benefits to Professionals
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of information security
  • Confirms commitment to profession
  • Offers a career differentiator, with enhanced credibility and marketability
  • Provides access to valuable resources, such as peer networking and idea exchange
    Topics include:
  • Access Controls--policies, standards, and procedures that define who users are, what they can do, which resources and information they can access, and what operations they can perform on a system.
  • Security Operations and Administration--identification of information assets and documentation of policies, standards, procedures and guidelines that ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Monitoring and Analysis--determining system implementation and access in accordance with defined IT criteria. Collecting information for identification of, and response to, security breaches or events.
  • strong>Risk, Response and Recovery--the review, analysis and implementation processes essential to the identification, measurement and control of loss associated with unplanned adverse events.
  • Cryptography--the protection of information using techniques that ensure its integrity, confidentiality, authenticity and non-repudiation, and the recovery of encrypted information in its original form.
  • Networks and Communications--the network structure, transmission methods and techniques, transport formats and security measures used to operate both private and public communication networks.
  • Malicious Code and Activity--countermeasures and prevention techniques for dealing with viruses, worms, logic bombs, trojan horses, and other related forms of intentionally created damaging code.

Network+ and Security+ certifications or equivalent experience.

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