SSCP | Systems Security Certified Practitioner
If you’re an information security professional looking to demonstrate your competence in best security practices in IT, then the SSCP certification is for you
Highly demanded field of expertiseIn the IT arena security has become one of the most important areas of specialty available, with companies relying on networks for the secure storage and fast retrieval of mission critical corporate data and information
Globally recognised certificationRecognized as the best entry level IT security certification across the globe
Get hiredUndertake a certification that will show your proficiency in IT security to kickstart your career in IT or to enhance your current career progress
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The SSCP certification is the ideal credential for you if you have proven technical skills and practical security knowledge in hands-on operational IT roles.
It credits your ability to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure. It shows your comprehensive understanding of information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability.
The SSCP indicates your technical ability to tackle the operational demands and responsibilities required in a security role. You’ll be tested on authentication, security testing, intrusion detection/prevention, incident response and recovery, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, malicious code countermeasures and more. SSCPs benefit from a global network of certified members and valuable resources and support to help them to continually develop and advance in their careers.
Your quick course guide
Study time: 20-30 hours
Prerequisites: One year or more of paid work experience or more of exam domains
Assessment: 1 x 180 minutes, 125 questions
Resources: Internet access and email
Ideal for: Senior network security engineers, senior security systems analysts or senior security administrators