SSCP Certification

SSCP Certification Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

The best way to combat an attack on an organization's information assets is to have qualified information security professionals with the appropriate practices and controls to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure to ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability. This official SSCP course validates student's ability to identify, evaluate, and prioritize potential threats, manage and mitigate threats through risk management concepts, assessment activities, and monitoring terminology, techniques and systems.

Gain skills to properly and promptly respond to a security incident or forensic investigation with incident handling processes and procedures such as Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP).

Next Class Dates

Mar 5, 2018 – Mar 9, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Apr 23, 2018 – Apr 27, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Jun 11, 2018 – Jun 15, 2018
11:30 AM – 7:30 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this SSCP Certification Course

  • » Network security engineer
  • » Security administrator
  • » Security analyst
  • » Systems engineer
  • » Network administrator
  • » Systems administrator
  • » Security specialist
  • » Systems/network analyst
  • » Security consultant
  • » Database administrator

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SSCP Certification Course Objectives

  • » Access Control
  • » Security Operations and Administration
  • » Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis
  • » Incident Response and Recovery
  • » Cryptography
  • » Networks and Communications Security
  • » Systems and Application Security

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SSCP Certification Course Outline

      1. Access Controls
        1. Apply Logical Access Control in Terms of Subjects
        2. Apply Logical Access Controls in Terms of Objects of Object Groups
        3. Implement Authentication Mechanisms
        4. Operate Internetwork Trust Architectures
        5. Administer Identify Management Life Cycle
        6. Implement Access Controls
      2. Security Operations and Administration
        1. Understand and Comply with Code of Ethics
        2. Understand Security Concepts
        3. Document and Operate Security Controls
        4. Participate in Asset Management
        5. Implement and Assess Compliance with Controls
        6. Participate in Change Management Duties
        7. Participate in Security Awareness Training
        8. Participate in Physical Security Operations
      3. Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis
        1. Understand the Risk Management Process
        2. Perform Security Assessment Activities
        3. Operate and Maintain Monitoring Systems
        4. Analyze and Report Monitoring Results
      4. Incident Response and Recovery
        1. Participate in Incident Handling
        2. Understand and Support Forensics Investigations
        3. Understand and Support Business Continuity (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)
      5. Cryptography
        1. Understand and Apply Fundamental Concepts of Cryptography
        2. Understand Requirements for Cryptography
        3. Operate and Implement Cryptographic Systems
      6. Networks and Communications Security
        1. Understand Security Issues Related to Networks
        2. Protect Telecommunications Technologies
        3. Control Network Access
        4. Manage LAN-Based Security
        5. Operate and Configure Network-Based Security Devices
        6. Implement and Operate Wireless Technologies
      7. Systems and Application Security
        1. Identify and Analyze Malicious Code and Activity
        2. Implement and Operate Endpoint Device Security
        3. Operate and Configure Cloud Security
        4. Secure Big Data Systems
        5. Operate and Secure Virtual Environments

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » SSCP : Systems Security Certified Practitioner

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Do you have the right background for SSCP Certification?

Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Donald H.
- Academic and corporate trainer with over 2000 hours of instruction delivered on security awareness, CISSP, Security+, Safety, core Microsoft courses, MS Exchange and MS ISA server.
- Conducted over 200 security reviews in support of financial audits, policy reviews and network vulnerability assessments.
- Bachelors Degree in Security Management with a Concentration in Information Security from American Military University along with CISSP, CAP and several CompTIA, Microsoft, ISACA certifications.


Donald is a security professional with a wide range of experience from physical security to a concentration in information security. He is the Information Systems & Security Director for a consulting firm. His clients include local municipalities, non-profits, corporations and federal government agencies, specializing in a wide array of compliance programs and security assessments such as PCI DSS, FISMA, COBIT and ISO17799.

Donald is also a trainer and speaker on security topics and has served on various advisory committees and as a subject matter expert in information technology and security. He has over 15 years of experience in the security field as well as more than 2000 hours of instruction delivered on security awareness, CISSP, Security+, Safety, core Microsoft courses and MS ISA server. In addition to that, Donald is the President and Chairmen for the Brentwood Veterans Memorial Building and Commandant for the Delta Diablo Det. 1155 Marine Corps League.
Jayson F.
- Over 32 years of experience as well as 18 certifications, including Cisco, CompTIA, and Microsoft.
- Strong background, with web development & design of infrastructure for companies such as AT&T, Sports Illustrated, and Toys R Us.
- Specialist in applying process and finding solutions to solve them in addition to training people in the skills to manage the process and meet goals.


Jayson is a talented and valued Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with over 32 years of IT experience. Along with web development & design of infrastructure for companies such as AT&T, Sports Illustrated, and Toys R Us, he holds several IT certifications. He is a CCDA, CCNA, Security+ certified, MCDBA, and MCSE to name a few.

Jayson's focus is on finding solutions to problems and applying process to solve them. He instructs professionals in the skills to manage the process and meet goals, which makes him a respected trainer at NetCom Learning.
Larry G.
- More than 14 years of experience as a Security Subject Matter Expert as well as black belt in a variety of martial arts.
- Numerous Challenge Coins from the US Government including the US Army, and the Criminal Investigation Command.
- Much acclaimed instructor at NetCom Learning, with evaluation scores of 8.8 out of 9.


Larry is a unique instructor and IT security expert. If you sit in one of his classes you might get the feeling of being in a martial arts class - That's exactly how Larry wants it! "The principles behind IT security are the same as those in a variety of martial arts," Larry says. In addition to teaching IT security for over 14 years, he has practiced martial arts since he was 13 years old and holds black belts in multiple disciplines including Tai Chi, Kung Fu, and Kick Boxing. "All of these techniques are like tools for different types of attacks," Larry explains.

Larry's excellence in certification training and passion for IT security has earned him numerous Challenge Coins from the US Government including the US Army, and the Criminal Investigation Command. He is also a much acclaimed instructor at NetCom Learning, with evaluation scores of 8.8 out of 9.
John H.
- Owner of ELearning Development company that focuses on design, security education services and development.
- Globally recognized instructor of engineers and executives from the private sector, civilian government, and DoD.
- Consultant experience focusing on security architecture, instructional design, curriculum development, and training delivery.
Hackmeyer has a bachelor's and master's degree from Florida State University. "Hack", as he likes to be called, is currently the owner of thesecurity education services company CyberCrocodile. For nearly 6 years, CyberCrocodile has focused on delivering live instructional courses focused on CISSP, Security+ and customized vendor specific security solutions.

Prior to forming CyberCrocodile, Hack spent nearly a decade as a security systems engineer for companies such as: Intermedia Communications, Riptech, Symantec, and Websense. John has experience in architecting security solutions for govern- ment agencies, DoD and global fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Hackmeyer is also the creator of popular and effective educational methodology Conceptual Linking.

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