SSCP® – Systems Security Certified Practitioner
The (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) certification covers seven domains constituting ‘the compendium of topics pertaining to an Information Systems Security Practitioner’ or the CBK (Common Body of Knowledge). The SSCP® training prepares you for the official SSCP® exam. This five-day program covers all the seven domains.
During the SSCP® course you’ll gain the ability to tackle the operational demands and responsibilities of security practitioners, including authentication, security testing, intrusion detection/prevention, incident response and recovery, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, malicious code countermeasures, and more.
The SSCP® training schedule consist of the following:
Exam & Certification
The actual exam takes 3 hours and consists of 125 English multiple choice questions. To be SSCP® certified you have to meet the following requirements:
- Experience in at least 1 out of the 7 SSCP® CBK domains
- One year cumulative professional and relevant work experience
- Pass the exam
- Declare to adhere to the (ISC)2 Code of Ethics
- Endorsement by an (ISC)2-certified professional (SSCP®, CAP, SSCP®, CISSP®) in good standing:
- (ISC)2 Code of Ethics, pay Annual Maintenance Fees (AMF), maintain Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits
Network Security Engineer, Systems Administrator, Security Administrator, Security Specialist, Security Analyst, Systems/Network Analyst, Systems Engineer, Security Consultant, Network Administrator, Database Administrator.