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SSCP®

Author: Jason Helmick

The SSCP® is an entry-level (ISC)² certification that helps newcomers enter the information security space. It also serves as a stepping stone to the more advanced CISSP... Read more

SSCP®

This selection of courses will stretch your security knowledge by introducing you to the 7 CBK® Domains.

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SSCP®: Introduction and the Exam Requirements

by Jason Helmick

Oct 13, 2015 / 28m

Beginner • 28m

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Description

This course introduces the System Security Certified Practitioner Exam, the information required to pass the exam, the Pluralsight learning path describing the content of the series, and the 6 step certification process involved in taking, passing, and maintaining the certification.

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  1. SSCP Introduction and Exam Requirements
    28m 24s
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SSCP®: Access Controls

by Jason Helmick

Oct 13, 2015 / 3h 1m

Beginner • 3h 1m

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In this course, you'll learn how to use single and multifactor authentication; explore single sign-on and device authentication; learn about one-way and two-way trust relationships and transitive trusts; participate in authorization, proofing, provisioning, maintenance, and entitlement; and differentiate between mandatory and discretionary access control, non-discretionary access control, and role-based and attribute-based access control.

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  1. Introduction
    7m 17s
  2. Implement Authentication Mechanisms
    57m 1s
  3. Operate Internetwork Trust Architectures
    27m 54s
  4. Participate in the Identity-management Lifecycle
    44m 26s
  5. Implement Access Controls
    44m 33s
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SSCP®: Security Operations and Administration

by Jason Helmick

Oct 13, 2015 / 7h 19m

Beginner • 7h 19m

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In this course, you will learn to understand and comply with the codes of ethics, understand security concepts, document and operate security controls, participate in assets management, implement and asses compliance with controls, participate in change management, participate in security awareness training and participate in physical security operations.

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  1. Introduction
    9m 43s
  2. Understand and Comply with Codes of Ethics
    59m 59s
  3. Understand Security Concepts
    50m 53s
  4. Document and Operate Security Controls
    39m 53s
  5. Participate in Asset Management
    58m 42s
  6. Implement and Assess Compliance with Controls
    55m 15s
  7. Participate in Change Management
    51m 26s
  8. Participate in Security Awareness and Training
    1h 3m 31s
  9. Participate in Physical Security Operations
    49m 37s
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SSCP®: Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis

by Jason Helmick

Oct 13, 2015 / 2h 42m

Beginner • 2h 42m

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In this course, you will learn to understand the risk management process, perform security assessment activities, operate and maintain monitoring systems, and analyze monitoring results.

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  1. Introduction
    5m 33s
  2. Understanding the Risk Management Process
    52m 13s
  3. Perform Security Assessment Activities
    37m 30s
  4. Operate and Maintain Monitoring Systems
    31m 37s
  5. Analyze Monitoring Results
    35m 15s
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SSCP®: Incident Response and Recovery

by Jason Helmick

Oct 14, 2015 / 2h 26m

Beginner • 2h 26m

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In this course, you will learn to participate in Incident Handling. The learner will understand and support Forensic Investigations and will understand and support Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans.

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  1. SSCP Incident Response and Recovery
    3m 14s
  2. Participate in Incident Handling
    43m 19s
  3. Understand and Support Forensic Investigations
    32m 43s
  4. Understand and Support Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan
    1h 7m 12s
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SSCP®: Cryptography

by Jason Helmick

Oct 29, 2015 / 2h 48m

Beginner • 2h 48m

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In this course, you will learn to understand and apply fundamental concepts of cryptography, the learner will understand requirements for cryptography, and will understand and support secure protocols, the learner will operate and implement cryptographic systems.

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  1. Introduction
    4m 41s
  2. Understand and Apply Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography
    1h 3m 33s
  3. Understand Requirements for Cryptography
    32m 42s
  4. Understand and Support Secured Protocols
    21m 19s
  5. Operate and Implement Cryptographic Systems
    45m 44s
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SSCP®: Network and Communications Security

by Jason Helmick

Dec 18, 2015 / 3h 20m

Beginner • 3h 20m

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In this course, you will learn and explore Network and Communication Security. You will learn to understand security issues related to networks, protect telecommunications technologies, control network access, manage LAN-based security, operate and configure network-based security devices, and implement and operate wireless technologies.

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  1. Introduction
    5m 13s
  2. Understand Security Issues Related to Networks
    59m 42s
  3. Protect Telecommunications Technologies
    16m 52s
  4. Control Network Access
    20m 50s
  5. Manage LAN-based Security
    36m 59s
  6. Operate and Configure Network-based Security Devices
    34m 7s
  7. Implement and Operate Wireless Technologies
    27m 6s
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SSCP®: Systems and Application Security

by Jason Helmick

Dec 23, 2015 / 2h 53m

Beginner • 2h 53m

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In this course, you will learn to identify and analyze malicious code and activity, implement and operate endpoint device security, operate and configure cloud security, explore secure big data systems, and operate and secure virtual environments.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    6m 48s
  2. Identify and Analyze Malicious Code and Activity
    58m 22s
  3. Implement and Operate Endpoint Device Security
    32m 49s
  4. Operate and Configure Cloud Security
    41m 54s
  5. Secure Big Data Systems
    13m 57s
  6. Operate and Secure Virtual Environments
    19m 58s

What you will learn

  • An overview of security concepts and controls
  • How to participate in both asset and change management
  • Fundamental cryptography concepts and how to apply them
  • How to support secured protocols
  • What a forensic investigation entails
  • How to identify and analyze malicious code and activity
  • How to secure the Cloud, big data systems, and virtual environments
  • How to protect networks and telecommunication technologies
  • Wireless technology implementation and operation
  • Ways to manage access
  • How to manage, monitor, and identify risks

Pre-requisites

To obtain the SSCP certification, you must have at least one year of full-time paid work experience. If you do not meet this requirement, you can proceed and become an Associate of (ISC)².

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