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Systems Security Certified Practitioner Course Outline

Domain 1: Security Operations and Administration

  • Comply with Codes of Ethics
  • Understand Security Concepts
  • Document, Implement, and Maintain Functional Security Controls
  • Asset Management Lifecycle
  • Change Management Lifecyle
  • Implementing Security Awareness and Training
  • Collaborate with Physical Security Operations

Domain 2: Access Controls

  • Implement and Maintain Authentication Methods
  • Support Internetwork Trust Architectures
  • Participate in the Identity Management Lifecycle
  • Understand and Apply Access Controls

Domain 3: Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis

  • Risk Management Process
  • Understand Legal and Regulatory Concerns
  • Security Assessment and Vulnerability Management Activities
  • Operate and Monitor Security Platforms
  • Analyse Monitoring Results

Domain 4: Incident Response and Recovery

  • Support Incident Lifecycle
  • Understand and Support Forensic Investigations
  • Understand and Support Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)

Domain 5: Cryptography

  • Introduction of Cryptography
  • Apply Cryptography Concepts
  • Understand and Implement Secure Protocols
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

Domain 6: Network and Communications Security

  • Apply Fundamental Concepts of Networking
  • Network Attacks
  • Manage Network Access Controls
  • Manage Network Security
  • Operate and Configure Network-Based Security Devices
  • Secure Wireless Communications

Domain 7: Systems and Application Security

  • Identify and Analyse Malicious Code and Activity
  • Implement and Operate End-Point Device Security
  • Administer Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Understand and Configure Cloud Security
  • Operate and Maintain Secure Virtual Environments

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Who should attend this Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Course?

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Course is designed to impart knowledge and skills about the foundational aspects of information security across various domains. This course is beneficial for various professionals, including:

  • IT Administrators
  • Compliance Officers
  • Security Systems Engineers
  • Security Analysts
  • Security Consultants
  • IT Auditors
  • Data Communications Analysts

Prerequisites of the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Course

There are no prerequisites required for the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Course. However, prior experience in information security and knowledge of cybersecurity principles would be beneficial for the delegates.

Systems Security Certified Practitioner Course Overview

Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is a globally recognised professional certification course designed to validate fundamental knowledge and skills in information security. Covering network and endpoint security, access restrictions, security operations, and incident response, the SSCP Certification is vital for professionals aiming to demonstrate their expertise in information security.

Understanding systems security is imperative in today's digital landscape, making it crucial for professionals in IT, cybersecurity, and related fields to master this subject. Acquiring SSCP Certification is particularly important, as it not only bolsters career prospects but also opens doors to higher salaries and increased opportunities for career advancement. This certification ensures that individuals possess the necessary skills to address the evolving challenges of information security.

This 3-day Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Training course by the Knowledge Academy is tailored to equip delegates with foundational knowledge and skills in information security. Covering essential topics like network and endpoint security, access controls, security operations, and incident response, the course also delves into compliance, regulations, and ethical practices in security.

Course Objectives:

  • To develop knowledge of network and endpoint security concepts
  • To understand access controls and authentication mechanisms
  • To learn about security operations and incident response procedures
  • To identify and manage security risks and vulnerabilities
  • To gain an understanding of cryptography and encryption techniques
  • To understand security regulations, compliance, and ethical practices

Upon completion of this SSCP Course, delegates will benefit from enhanced knowledge and skills in information security, positioning themselves as proficient practitioners in the field. They will be well-prepared to tackle the challenges of securing networks and systems, contributing to the overall cybersecurity posture of their organisations.

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What’s included in this Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led SSCP Training | Systems Security Certified Practitioner Training in Ottawa. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's SSCP Training | Systems Security Certified Practitioner Training in Ottawa, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

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SSCP Training | Systems Security Certified Practitioner Training in Ottawa FAQs

SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) training prepares professionals for roles in Information Security. It covers topics such as access controls, cryptography, and security operations. SSCP certification validates skills in implementing, monitoring, and administering IT infrastructure in line with cybersecurity policies.
The SSCP Certification Course enhances cybersecurity professionals' skills in access controls, cryptography, and security operations. It validates their expertise, leading to better job prospects, higher salaries, and increased credibility in the field.
Upon completing the SSCP Course, you will acquire skills in access controls, security operations and administration, risk identification and monitoring, incident response, and cryptography. You will be prepared to pursue roles in cybersecurity as a Systems Security Certified Practitioner.
This course is a 3-day training course during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
There are no prerequisites for the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Course. However, prior experience in information security and knowledge of cybersecurity principles would be beneficial for the delegates.
The SSCP Certification Course covers essential topics such as access controls, security operations and administration, risk identification, incident response, and cryptography. It prepares professionals for roles in cybersecurity, emphasising practical skills, and knowledge.
The SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) Course is ideal for IT Administrators, Managers, and Security Analysts responsible for implementing and managing security policies and procedures. It's also beneficial for individuals seeking to enhance their career in Information Security.
If you are unable to access your SSCP Training Course, contact the support team at The Knowledge Academy via their customer service email or phone number provided on their website for prompt assistance and resolution of your issue.
Yes, we provide corporate training for this course, tailored to fit your organisation’s requirements.
Yes, upon completing this course you will receive a certificate of completion to validate your achievement and demonstrate your proficiency in the course material.
The Knowledge Academy provides flexible self-paced training for this course. Self-paced training is beneficial for individuals who have an independent learning style and wish to study at their own pace and convenience.
In the SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) Training, you will learn foundational security concepts, tools, and technologies required to implement, monitor, and administer IT infrastructure, and to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets.
The Knowledge Academy in Ottawa stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking this course.
The training fees for Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification in Ottawa starts from CAD6895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP).
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