This course provides a comprehensive review of information security concepts and industry best practices, covering the following seven domains of the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®):
- Domain 1: Security Operations and Administration
- Domain 2: Access Controls
- Domain 3: Risk Identification, Monitoring and Analysis
- Domain 4: Incident Response and Recovery
- Domain 5: Cryptography
- Domain 6: Network and Communications Security
- Domain 7: Systems and Application Security
What to expect?
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. Estimated time to complete the course is 40 hours.
Online Self-Paced Training with on-demand access to recorded video content from an (ISC)2 Authorized Instructor who guides you through the course in a learn-at-your-own-pace environment. To broaden the understanding of material, content will be taught through a series of presentations, scenario-based activities, application quizzes and real-world case studies.
In addition to lecture-based instruction, learners will work individually through activities designed to broaden understanding of the material. This course includes the following activities:
12 Applied Scenario Activities
Throughout the course, there is a recurring fictional scenario in which learners imagine being a security professional engaged as a key part of the security team for a start-up company called International Medical Imaging (IMI). IMI is developing new and highly portable picture archiving and communication systems that produce and archive medical images and communicates them via wired and wireless networks. As the scenario builds across all course chapters, learners are tasked with developing a security solution for the company that will satisfy investors, protect research data, protect customer privacy and comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
61 Knowledge Checks
These content-specific questions review core concepts through interactive exercises and feedback and support student learning through reflection and reinforcement.
20 Content-Specific Activities
Content-specific activities include interactive exercises that encourage critical thinking on topics that focus on problem solving or applying student learning to the real world.
8 End-of-Chapter Quizzes
Each chapter concludes with a graded quiz, with feedback, to assess comprehension of the learning within the chapter.
160-Question Post-Course Assessment
The course concludes with a graded post-course assessment designed to validate learning and identify areas for further study. The assessment includes answer feedback.
Included is a comprehensive list of terms with definitions used throughout the course.
Interactive Online Flash Cards
Flash cards provide an interactive learning tool for learners to test their knowledge of the most common industry terms represented within the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) of the SSCP.
Instructor Support through Email
(ISC)2 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.
(ISC)² wants our candidates to successfully pass their certification exam and achieve their goal of earning an (ISC)² credential. Included with this course is our 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 of the exam.