Each course includes a case study that will require students to put into practice the knowledge they have gained throughout each course. Successful completion of course projects will require the basic understanding of the topics covered and the ability to relate those topics to the real world. The objective of each project is to determine whether students have understood course concepts and are able to use them in a real world setting.
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Advance Your Career with Cybersecurity Skills. Acquire the knowledge and skills to help you implement and maintain security best practices.
About This Certificate
Looking to boost your career in information security? Not sure where to start? The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) Professional Certificate helps practitioners like you prove their ability to defend against cyber attacks. Completing the SSCP Professional Certificate and working towards earning the SSCP Certification will show your current or prospective employer that you have the knowledge and skills to ensure strong security practices are implemented and maintained across IT operations. Upon completing the SSCP Professional Certificate, you will: 1. Complete six courses of preparing you to sit for the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification exam as outlined below. Course 1 - Access Controls Course 2 - Security Operations and Administration Course 3 - Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis/Incident Response and Recovery Course 4 - Cryptography Course 5 - Network and Communication Security Course 6 - Systems and Application Security 2. Receive a certificate of program completion. 3. Understand how to implement, monitor and administer an organization’s IT infrastructure in accordance with security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability.
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- Beginner Certificate
- No prior experience required.
Access ControlsCurrent session: Feb 19
About the CourseWelcome to Access Controls! The Access Controls Course provides information pertaining to specify what users are permitted to do, the resources they are allowed to access, and what operations they are able to perform on a system. Access Controls help
Security Operations and AdministrationCurrent session: Feb 19
About the CourseSecurity operations and administration is the task of identifying an organization's information assets and the documentation needed for policy implementation, standards, procedures, and guidelines to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availabil
Identifying, Monitoring, and Analyzing Risk and Incident Response and RecoveryCurrent session: Feb 19
About the CourseRisk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis: In the Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis session, you will learn how to identify, measure, and control losses associated with adverse events. You will review, analyze, select, and
CryptographyCurrent session: Feb 19
About the CourseWelcome to Cryptography! Cryptography is the practice and study of techniques for securing communications in the presence of third parties. You will learn how to protect information in order to ensure its integrity, confidentiality, authentic
Networks and Communications SecurityCurrent session: Feb 19
About the CourseWelcome to Networks and Communications Security Course! In the Networks and Communications Security Course, you will learn about the network structure, data transmission methods, transport formats, and the security measures used to
Systems and Application SecurityStarts 5 March
About the CourseWelcome to Systems and Application Security Course! In the Systems and Application Security Course, you will gain an understanding of computer code that can be described as harmful or malicious. Both technical and non-technical attacks will be discussed. You will learn how an organization can protect itself from these attacks. You will learn concepts in endpoint device security, cloud infrastructure security, securing big data systems, and securing virtual environments. Objectives 1. Identify malicious code activity 2. Describe malicious code and the various countermeasures 3. Describe the processes for operating endpoint device security 4. Define mobile device management processes 5. Describe the process for configuring cloud security 6. Explain the process for securing big data systems 7. Summarize the process for securing virtual environments
(ISC)² Education & Training
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