SSCP® (Systems Security Certified Practitioner)

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SSCP® (Systems Security Certified Practitioner)

Authors: Kevin Henry, Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

This series provides the foundational knowledge needed to implement and maintain strong security practices that will enable an organization to defend itself against security... Read more

  • How to implement authentication methods and access controls
  • How to implement and maintain security controls
  • How to perform security assessment activities
  • How to support incident response activities as well as business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • The basic concepts of cryptography and key management
  • How to manage network security, including how to operate and configure network-based security devices
  • How to operate and configure cloud security and virtual environments

Pre-requisites

(ISC)² requires SSCP® candidates have at least one year of work experience in at least one of the SSCP® Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) domains or a Bachelor or Masters degree from a cybersecurity program. It is recommended that viewers have an understanding of the basic concepts of information security before embarking on these courses.

SSCP® (Systems Security Certified Practitioner)

This series provides the foundational knowledge needed to implement and maintain strong security practices that will enable an organization to defend itself against security threats and attacks. This series can be used to prepare for the (ISC)²® SSCP® (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) examination, with coverage of the SSCP® Certification Exam Outline effective November 2021.

Security Operations and Administration for SSCP®

by Kevin Henry

Aug 18, 2021 / 4h 12m

4h 12m

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Description

Passing the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is a solid step in providing a solid foundation to your security career. In this course, Security Operations and Administration for SSCP®, you’ll learn to understand and implement access controls and identity management. First, you’ll explore the concepts of access control. Next, you’ll discover the identity management lifecycle. Finally, you’ll learn how to maintain trust relationships between networks and third parties. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of access control theory and implementation needed to prepare for the SSCP certification examination and to support your security career.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. The Foundation and Borders of Security Operations
  3. Information Protection with Security Controls
  4. The Asset Management Lifecycle
  5. Personnel Security
  6. Domain Summary

Access Controls for SSCP®

by Kevin Henry

Nov 3, 2021 / 1h 52m

1h 52m

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The access controls portion of the SSCP® exam is a challenging subject to master. In this course, Access Controls for the SSCP® , you’ll learn to understand and implement access controls and identity management. First, you’ll explore the concepts of access control. Next, you’ll discover the identity management lifecycle. Finally, you’ll learn how to maintain trust relationships between networks and third parties. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of access control theory and implementation needed to prepare for the SSCP® certification examination and to support your security career.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Access Control Theory and Implementations
  3. The Identity Management Lifecycle
  4. Authentication and Authorization
  5. Internetwork Trust Architecture
  6. Domain Summary

Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis for SSCP®

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

Oct 15, 2021 / 54m

54m

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Risk is inevitable when working in information and technology. In this course, Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis for SSCP®, you'll learn to manage risk in an information and technology organization. First, you'll explore the risk management process. Next, you'll discover how to assess and respond to risk. Finally, you'll learn how to monitor risk to improve the risk management process. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of risk identification, monitoring, and analysis for SSCP® needed for the SSCP® exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. The Risk Management Process
  3. Risk Assessment and Response
  4. Continuous Risk Monitoring and Analysis

Incident Response and Recovery for SSCP®

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

Sep 22, 2021 / 1h 11m

1h 11m

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Did you know that every major breach mandate specified in regulatory and legal frameworks has an injunction contacting customers but lack requirements for reaching out to law enforcement? In this course, Incident Response and Recovery for SSCP®, you’ll learn to manage the essential elements of incident response and recovery. First, you’ll explore support for the incident management lifecycle. Next, you’ll discover how to support forensic investigations. Finally, you’ll learn how to manage business continuity plan (BCP) and disaster recovery plan (DRP) activities. When you are finished with this course, you'll earn the Incident Response and Recovery capabilities needed for the SSCP® exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Incident Lifecycle
  3. Forensic Investigations
  4. BCDR Plan and Activities

Cryptography for SSCP®

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

Jul 16, 2021 / 1h 49m

1h 49m

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Using the appropriate cryptographic algorithms and tools allows an organization to meet various privacy, confidentiality, and integrity protocols. In this course, Cryptography for SSCP, you’ll learn to implement cryptography methods and security protocols. First, you’ll explore encryption terminology and associated regulatory and legal requirements. Next, you’ll discover specific implementation use cases for when particular algorithms are used, along with generating and using your own keys. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement secure key management and cryptographic lifecycle practices for your environment. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of cryptography needed for the SSCP exam.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Encryption Terminology and Mandated Requirements
  3. Cryptographic Algorithms and Methods
  4. Secure Protocols and Cryptographic Lifecycles

Network and Communications Security for SSCP®

by Dr. Lyron H. Andrews

Nov 1, 2021 / 1h 35m

1h 35m

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It's time to take the SSCP® exam! In this course, Network and Communications Security for SSCP®, you’ll learn to secure your network and communication systems. First, you’ll explore the core concepts of network and communications. Next, you’ll discover what makes up network and communications security operations. Finally, you’ll learn how to apply countermeasures to common network attacks. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Network and Communications Security for SSCP® needed for the SSCP® exam.

Table of contents
  1. Certification Prep
  2. Core Concepts of Network Communications
  3. Network and Communications Security Operations
  4. Common Network Attacks and Countermeasures

Systems and Application Security for SSCP®

by Kevin Henry

Dec 11, 2021 / 1h 34m

1h 34m

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Preparing for this exam is vital for success, and this course will help you master the concepts in the Systems and Application Security domain. In this course, Systems and Application Security for SSCP®, you’ll learn to design and maintain security controls in information systems and applications. First, you’ll explore the characteristics of malicious code and learn how to identify malicious activity. Next, you’ll discover end point security and zero trust networks. Finally, you’ll learn how to address security principles in the cloud. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of systems and application security needed for the SSCP® examination.

Table of contents
  1. Certification Prep
  2. Malicious Code and Activity
  3. End-point Security
  4. Cloud and Virtual Security
  5. Domain Summary

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SSCP® (Systems Security Certified Practitioner)

  • Number of Courses7 courses
  • Duration13 hours

This series provides the foundational knowledge needed to implement and maintain strong security practices that will enable an organization to defend itself against security threats and attacks. This series can be used to prepare for the (ISC)²® SSCP® (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) examination, with coverage of the SSCP® Certification Exam Outline effective November 2021.

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SSCP® (Systems Security Certified Practitioner)

This series provides the foundational knowledge needed to implement and maintain strong security practices that will enable an organization to defend itself against security threats and attacks. This series can be used to prepare for the (ISC)²® SSCP® (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) examination, with coverage of the SSCP® Certification Exam Outline effective November 2021.

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