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Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Get hands-on experience in system security with the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) course and lab. The course contains interactive tools such as live labs, test preps, and SSCP exam objective-based lessons with knowledge checks, quizzes, flashcards, and glossary terms to get a detailed understanding of critical aspects of information security. It will be a great source to learn about Security Operations and Administration, Access Controls,  Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis, Incident Response and Recovery, Cryptography, Network and Communications Security, and Systems and Application Security.
Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Test Prep
125+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 125+ Post Assessment Questions | 250+ Practice Test Questions
25+ LiveLab | 25+ Video tutorials | 38+ Minutes
The exam contains 125 questions.

Why choose TOPTALENT?


Lessons 1:

  • About This Course
  • What Is an SSCP?
  • Using This Course
  • Let’s Get Started!

Lessons 2:
The Business Case for Decision Assurance and Information Security

  • Information: The Lifeblood of Business
  • Policy, Procedure, and Process: How Business Gets Business Done
  • Who Runs the Business?
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 3:
Information Security Fundamentals

  • The Common Needs for Privacy, Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
  • Training and Educating Everybody
  • SSCPs and Professional Ethics
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 4:
Integrated Information Risk Management

  • It’s a Dangerous World
  • The Four Faces of Risk
  • Getting Integrated and Proactive with Information Defense
  • Risk Management: Concepts and Frameworks
  • Risk Assessment
  • Four Choices for Limiting or Containing Damage
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 5:
Operationalizing Risk Mitigation

  • From Tactical Planning to Information Security Operations
  • Operationalizing Risk Mitigation: Step by Step
  • The Ongoing Job of Keeping Your Baseline Secure
  • Ongoing, Continuous Monitoring
  • Reporting to and Engaging with Management
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 6:
Communications and Network Security

  • Trusting Our Communications in a Converged World
  • Internet Systems Concepts
  • Two Protocol Stacks, One Internet
  • Wireless Network Technologies
  • IP Addresses, DHCP, and Subnets
  • IPv4 vs. IPv6: Important Differences and Options
  • CIANA Layer by Layer
  • Securing Networks as Systems
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 7:
Identity and Access Control

  • Identity and Access: Two Sides of the Same CIANA+PS Coin
  • Identity Management Concepts
  • Access Control Concepts
  • Network Access Control
  • Implementing and Scaling IAM
  • User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA)
  • Zero Trust Architectures
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 8:

  • Cryptography: What and Why
  • Building Blocks of Digital Cryptographic Systems
  • Keys and Key Management
  • Modern Cryptography: Beyond the “Secret Decoder Ring”
  • “Why Isn’t All of This Stuff Secret?”
  • Cryptography and CIANA+PS
  • Public Key Infrastructures
  • Applying Cryptography to Meet Different Needs
  • Managing Cryptographic Assets and Systems
  • Measures of Merit for Cryptographic Solutions
  • Attacks and Countermeasures
  • PKI and Trust: A Recap
  • On the Near Horizon
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 9:
Hardware and Systems Security

  • Infrastructure Security Is Baseline Management
  • Securing the Physical Context
  • Infrastructures 101 and Threat Modeling
  • Endpoint Security
  • Malware: Exploiting the Infrastructure’s Vulnerabilities
  • Privacy and Secure Browsing
  • “The Sin of Aggregation”
  • Updating the Threat Model
  • Managing Your Systems’ Security
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 10:
Applications, Data, and Cloud Security

  • It’s a Data-Driven World…At the Endpoint
  • Software as Appliances
  • Applications Lifecycles and Security
  • CIANA+PS and Applications Software Requirements
  • Application Vulnerabilities
  • “Shadow IT:” The Dilemma of the User as Builder
  • Information Quality and Information Assurance
  • Protecting Data in Motion, in Use, and at Rest
  • Into the Clouds: Endpoint App and Data Security Considerations
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • Countermeasures: Keeping Your Apps and Data Safe and Secure
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 11:
Incident Response and Recovery

  • Defeating the Kill Chain One Skirmish at a Time
  • Harsh Realities of Real Incidents
  • Incident Response Framework
  • Preparation
  • Detection and Analysis
  • Containment and Eradication
  • Recovery: Getting Back to Business
  • Post-Incident Activities
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 12:
Business Continuity via Information Security and People Power

  • What Is a Disaster?
  • Surviving to Operate: Plan for It!
  • Timelines for BC/DR Planning and Action
  • Options for Recovery
  • Cloud-Based “Do-Over” Buttons for Continuity, Security, and Resilience
  • People Power for BC/DR
  • Security Assessment: For BC/DR and Compliance
  • Converged Communications: Keeping Them Secure During BC/DR Actions
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Lessons 13:
Cross-Domain Challenges

  • Operationalizing Security Across the Immediate and Longer Term
  • Supply Chains, Security, and the SSCP
  • Other Dangers on the Web and Net
  • On Our Way to the Future
  • Enduring Lessons
  • Your Next Steps
  • At the Close
  • Exam Essentials