• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Obtaining your SSCP certification signifies that you possess 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.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students should be able to understand:
- Access control fundamental concepts, Types of access control, Security models,
Authentication mechanisms, Trust direction, Identity management life cycle.
- Code of ethics, CIA triad and beyond, Security architecture, Controls, Systems security
plans, secure development and acquisition life cycle, System vulnerabilities, Secure
development, And acquisition practices, Data, Data leakage.
- Risk management process, Risk treatment, Auditing, Vulnerability scanning and
analysis, Penetration testing, Operating and monitoring systems.
- Incident handling, Forensic evidence, Business continuity plans, Disaster recovery plans.
- Fundamental concepts, Symmetric cryptography, Asymmetric cryptography, Methods of cryptanalytic attack, Key management concepts, Secure protocols.
- OSI and TCP/IP models, IP networking, Network topologies, DNS and LDAP, Commonly used ports and protocols, Telecommunication technologies, Control network access, Multimedia services and technologies, Network based security devices

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Network Services
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Digital Forensics
  • Incident Response