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Systems Security Certified Practitioner – Self-Paced


Official ISC2 Online Self-Paced Training allows you to learn anytime, anywhere. Courseware aligns with the SSCP exam outline and enhances learning with instructional videos, audio presentations, interactive exercises, and assessments. When you need extra support, email ISC2 Authorized Instructors for expert guidance.


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About the Course+ Show

The SSCP is the ideal certification for those with proven technical skills and practical, hands-on security knowledge in operational IT roles. It provides confirmation of a practitioner’s ability to implement, monitor, and administer IT infrastructure in accordance with information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

What's Included+ Show

This is an interactive online self-paced course offering the learner the flexibility to work through the content and activities at their own pace over a 180-day period. The estimated time to complete the course is 40 hours.


With the purchase of Official ISC2  SSCP Self-Paced Training, each learner will receive the following:


180 Days Access to Official ISC2 course content    

  • Official ISC2 SSCP Student Training Guide (eBook)
  • 180-Day Subscription
  • Applied Scenarios
  • Instructional Video Content 20+ Hours
  • Knowledge Checks
  • Glossary of Terms
  • End of Chapter Quizzes
  • Practical Assessment
  • Online Interactive Flash Cards
  • 24x7x 365 Technical Support
  • Course Completion Badge

The Intrinsec Added Advantage

  • ISC2 SSCP Official Study Guide, Hard Copy
  • ISC2 SSCP Official Practice Tests, Hard Copy
  • ISC2 Preferred Partner CPE Submission Program
  • Education Guarantee (see below for details)

Pearson VUE SSCP Certification Exam Voucher can be added at registration checkout.  The exam voucher cost is $249 for 1 attempt and is valid for one year from purchase.


**Education Guarantee: If you do not pass the SSCP exam on your first attempt after taking our training course, you can take this self-paced training course again at no cost to you (within one year from the end of the training seminar). The Education Guarantee covers the cost of the second self-paced training course. You will have to pay the full price for your second attempt at the exam.

Course Syllabus+ Show

This interactive online self-paced training provides a comprehensive review of information systems security concepts and industry best practices, covering the following seven domains of the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK):


  • Domain 1 | Security and Risk Management
  • Domain 2 | Asset Security
  • Domain 3 | Security Architecture and Engineering
  • Domain 4 | Communication and Network Security
  • Domain 5 | Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Domain 6 | Security Assessment Testing
  • Domain 7 | Security Operations
  • Domain 8 | Software Development Security

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How this Course Works

This is an interactive online self-paced course offering the learner the flexibility to work through the content and activities at their own pace over a 180-day period. The estimated time to complete the course is 40 hours.

Content will be taught using a series of lecture-based videos, audio presentations, interactive exercises, readings, and assessments. In addition to viewing audio and video lectures, learners will be asked to work through and complete activities.



All materials are included in the course.


Access to course content

180 days



Course content is offered in English.


Course Type

Self-Paced – Online go-at-your-own-pace training with interactive study materials, no instructor, and available 24/7


Learner Support

ISC2 Authorized instructors are available via email to help learners with content-related questions as they work through the course. Learners will receive responses to inquiries within 48 hours. Additional details are provided in the course.


Requirements for Completion

To complete the course, receive a certificate of completion, and earn ISC2 continuing professional education (CPE) credits learners must:

  • Complete all learning activities within the course.
  • Complete a course evaluation.
  • Score 70% or higher on the end-of-chapter quizzes and final assessment.

Education Guarantee

We want our candidates to successfully pass their certification exam and achieve their goal of earning an ISC2 credential.  Included with this course is the ISC2 Education Guarantee.  If you do not pass the exam after completing our training seminar, you can take a second self-paced training seminar at no cost to you (within one year from the end of the initial seminar).  The Education Guarantee covers the cost of the second course only. You will have to pay the full price for your second attempt at the exam. Initial exam results letter required.


Technology Requirements

The following are system requirements needed to enhance your overall learning experience.

A stable and continuous internet connection is required. In order to record your completion of the online learning courses, please ensure you are connected to the internet at all times while taking the course.


Hardware Specifications

  • Processor 2 GHz +
  • RAM 4 GB +
  • Monitor minimum resolution (1024 x 768)
  • Video Card
  • Keyboard and Mouse or other assistive technology.

Computer Peripherals

  • Speakers/Headphones – (Noise-cancelling headset is recommended)
  • Microphone
  • Camera

Supported Operating Systems

  • Macintosh OS X 10.10 to present
  • Windows 10 to present

Supported Browsers

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox

Application Software

Adobe Readers: https://get.adobe.com/reader/


Access Certificate of Completion

An electronic Certificate of Completion will be provided once you have completed the course by meeting all the requirements. We recommend that you download and retain the certificate of completion as proof of credits earned.

To download a PDF version of the certificate, go to the “Awards” tab of ISC2 Learn (top menu), select the course, and then “Generate Certificate”.


CPE Credits

CPE credits earned for this course may be eligible for continuing professional education credits for non-(ISC)² certifications. Please visit the continuing education requirements established by the credentialing organization for eligibility.

For specific questions related to your CPE credits or the CPE portal please contact member support at membersupport@isc2.org.



If you want to purchase this course on behalf of someone else or are interested in quantity discounts, please contact us:

Email: info@intrinsecsecurity.com or call Phone: +1-855-732-3348


Cancellation Policy

Refunds for any ISC2 self-paced courses will not be provided.

Have more questions? Read our Frequently Asked Questions page or simply send your questions to us directly via our Contact Us page or our Live Chat and we will be more than happy to assist with all questions!

Who Should Attend+ Show

The SSCP is intended for professionals who have a minimum of one-year of cumulative work experience in one or more of the seven domains of the SSCP CBK. A one-year prerequisite pathway will be granted for candidates who receive a degree (bachelor’s or master’s) in a cybersecurity program.


Prior to taking this course, the learner should have experience, skills, or knowledge obtained while serving one of the following roles:


  • Network Security Engineer
  • IT/Systems/Network Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems/Network Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Individuals operating in a security operations center (SOC) environment performing the role of incident handler, SIEM, forensics specialist, threat intel researcher, etc.

Learning Objectives+ Show

At the end of this course, learners will be able to:


  • Describe security and the alignment of asset management to risk management.
  • Appraise risk management options and the use of access controls to protect assets.
  • Examine the field of cryptography to secure information and communication.
  • Build a security posture by securing software, data, and endpoints.
  • Apply network and communications security to establish a secure networked environment.
  • Evaluate cloud and wireless security.
  • Prepare for incident detection and response.
  • Implement appropriate measures that contribute to the maturation of risk management.

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