• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Explore the ISC ² and organizational code of ethics that SSCP certified professionals follow and the CIA triad, which provides a high-level umbrella for security controls categorization.

Learning Objectives

System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP 2018): Security Concepts

  • Course Overview
  • apply the ISC ² Code of Ethics to IT security work
  • apply organization-specific ethics to IT security work
  • describe the elements of the CIA triad
  • describe how confidentiality enhances security to protect PI, PHI and IP
  • encrypt Windows files using the Encrypting File System (EFS)
  • describe how integrity enhances security
  • use PowerShell to generate file system hashes
  • generate MD5 file system hashes in Linux
  • describe how availability enhances security
  • implement data availability with backups
  • describe how accountability enhances security
  • implement IT system accountability through auditing
  • recommend CIA solutions for security risks


Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.