This course is for individuals planning to pursue the SSCP certification. 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.
The SSCP is intended for professionals who have a minimum of one year 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 in 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.