(ISC)2 SSCP | Systems Security Certified Practitioner


Duration: 5 days
CPE Credits: 40
Course Number: SEC-311
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This authorized SSCP prep course is a five day, 35 CPE training seminar provided by Intrinsec Security – an official training partner of (ISC)?.

SSCP Training Information
Course Overview

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) credential and training seminar is ideal for those who require proven technical skills and practical security knowledge in hands-on operational IT roles. More specifically, SSCP will teach you to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure in accordance with information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Led by an (ISC)? authorized instructor, the training and included course material for this official training seminar provides students with a comprehensive review of the information security knowledge and skills needed to be successful in IT operational roles. Additionally, this course will also help students successfully prepare for the SSCP exam as it covers all seven domains in the CCSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK).

Aside from a reserved seat in an upcoming SSCP training seminar, the resources provided to students include (ISC)??s official courseware and ?Study tools? which consist of the SSCP practice tests, flashcards and student handbook. When you combine the official (ISC)? instructor-led training with the course material, this SSCP training seminar is a great resource for those interested in passing the SSCP exam or reviewing/refreshing their information security knowledge.

Your Registration Includes
  • 5 Days of SSCP Training from an Authorized (ISC)? Instructor
  • Official (ISC)? SSCP Training Courseware
  • Official (ISC)? SSCP Student Guide
  • 60 Days of OnDemand Access to the Recordings of your SSCP Session (Video & Audio)
    • NOTE: for Live Online training events only.

*An SSCP certification exam voucher is available for an additional fee ($250 USD)


What You Will Learn

This (ISC)? authorized SSCP training seminar is based on the seven SSCP domains of the (ISC)? Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), ensuring students successfully prepare for the SSCP exam and enhance their overall competencies in cyber security.

  • Domain 1: Access Controls
  • Domain 2: Security Operations and Administration
  • Domain 3: Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis
  • Domain 4: Incident Response and Recovery
  • Domain 5: Cryptography
  • Domain 6: Networks and Communications Security
  • Domain 7: Systems and Application Security

Domain 1: Access Controls

Access Controls is the first domain reviewed in this official SSCP training seminar. Students can expect to learn about underlying principles of access control systems and how to implement, manage and secure those systems. This includes internetwork trust architectures, federated identity management, identity management lifecycle, and various access control frameworks.

SSCP Training Objectives

  • Implementing Authentication Mechanisms
  • Operating Internetwork Trust Architectures
  • Participating in the Identity-Management Lifecycle
  • Implementing Access Controls

Domain 2: Security Operations and Administration

Security Operations and Administration is the second domain covered in this course. It focuses on the identification of information assets, along with the documentation of policies, standards, procedures and guidelines that ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability.

SSCP Training Objectives

  • Understanding and Complying with Code of Ethics
  • Security Concepts
  • Documenting and Operating Security Controls
  • Asset Management
  • Implementing and Assessing Compliance with Controls
  • Change Management
  • Security Awareness and Training
  • Physical Security Operations

Domain 3: Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis

Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis is the third domain reviewed in our official SSCP training. It?s in this domain where students review the identification, evaluation and prioritization of potential threats, while also learning the systematic application of resources to monitor, manage and mitigate those threats. Not only that, but students will also review a few additional subjects like risk management concepts, assessment activities, and monitoring terminology, techniques and systems.

SSCP Training Objectives

  • Risk Management Process
  • Performing Security Assessment Activities
  • Operating and Maintaining Monitoring Systems
  • Analyzing Monitoring Results

Domain 4: Incident Response and Recovery

Incident Response and Recovery is the fourth domain reviewed in our SSCP training seminar. This domain reviews the proper implementation and exercise of incident handling processes and procedures. The purpose of this is so students learn to provide rapid and consistent approaches to addressing security incidents, supporting forensic investigations, Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP).

SSCP Training Objectives

  • Incident Handling
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Business Continuity Plan (BCP)
  • Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)

Domain 5: Cryptography

Cryptography is the fifth domain featured in our official SSCP training seminar. The material presented to students in this section reviews common cryptographic concepts, methodologies, and technologies. This includes legal and regulatory requirements, key management concepts, public key infrastructure, and the implementation and use of secure protocols.

SSCP Training Objectives

  • Applying Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography
  • Requirements of Cryptography
  • Supporting Secure Protocols
  • Operating and Implementing Cryptographic Systems

Domain 6: Networks and Communications Security

Networks and Communications Security is the sixth domain in this course. The main area of focus for this domain is on a number of topics like network architecture, transmission methods, transport formats, control devices, and the security measures used to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information transmitted over communication networks.

SSCP Training Objectives

  • Security Issues Related to Networks
  • Protecting Telecommunications Technologies
  • Controlling Network Access
  • Managing LAN-based Security
  • Operating and Configuring Network-Based Security Devices
  • Implementing and Operating Wireless Technologies

Domain 7: Systems and Application Security

Systems and Application Security is the seventh and final domain reviewed in this official SSCP training course. The main area of focus here is common attack vectors and associated countermeasures. This includes the impact of virtualization, mobile devices, cloud computing, and Big Data vulnerabilities, configuration and security.

SSCP Training Objectives

  • Identifying and Analyzing Malicious Code and Activity
  • Implementing and Operating Endpoint Device Security
  • Operating and Configuring Cloud Security
  • Securing Big Data Systems
  • Operating and Securing Virtual Environments

The intended audience for the SSCP training program is professionals who are involved in cybersecurity. Typically speaking, SSCP is ideal for those working in roles such as, but not limited to:


  • Network Security Engineer
  • Systems/Network Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems/Network Analyst
  • Database Administrator

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