Whether you're a new or seasoned IT professional looking to specialize in the security field, look no further than the SSCP certification - a perfect launching pad for your IT security career. SSCP validates your technical knowledge and hands-on experience in implementing an organization's information security policies and procedures. SSCPs are technical experts with demonstrated ability to support key areas of IT operations, including access control, cryptography, network monitoring and analysis, threat detection and remediation, and more.
SSCP® candidates must have a minimum of one year of cumulative paid full-time work experience in one or more of the seven domains of the SSCP® CBK®. If you do not have the required experience, you may still sit for the exam and become an Associate of (ISC)²® until you have gained the required experience.
Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is especially designed for network and systems administrators who implement policies, standards, and procedures on the various hardware and software programs for which they are responsible.
The (ISC)2® SSCP® certification validates experienced knowledge as it relates to these seven domains:
- Access Controls
- Security Operations and Administration
- Monitoring and Analysis
- Risk, Response and Recovery
- Networks and Communications
- Malicious Code and Activity
- Official (ISC)²® Course Material
- Pre-Exam Assessment
- Evening Review Sessions
- Exam Voucher (expires in 1 year)
- In-class Internet Access
- Personal Computer Station