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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Understand and Comply with Code of Ethics and Security Concepts

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 10 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Security Concepts: Confidentiality7m
Security Concepts: Ensuring Confidentiality4m
Security Concepts: Consequences of Integrity Failures6m
Security Concepts: Core Guidelines5m
Security Concepts: Least Privilege7m
Security Concepts: Additional Controls6m
Security Concepts: Risk Assessment Data5m
Security Controls: Deterrent, Preventive, Detective, and Corrective Controls5m
Security Controls: Timeline of a Security Incident6m
10 readings
Understand and Comply with Code of Ethics10m
Security Concepts: Confidentiality10m
Security Concepts: Ensuring Confidentiality10m
Security Concepts: Consequences of Integrity Failures10m
Security Concepts: Core Guidelines10m
Security Concepts: Least Privilege10m
Security Concepts: Additional Controls10m
Security Concepts: Risk Assessment Data10m
Security Controls: Deterrent, Preventive, Detective, and Corrective Controls10m
Security Controls: Timeline of a Security Incident10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 120m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Participate in Asset Management

4 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 84 min), 14 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Asset Management: The Waterfall Model10m
Asset Management: Benefits and Drawbacks5m
Asset Management: Deployment of System4m
Asset Management: OWASP Top Ten5m
Asset Management: Guidelines for Developers5m
Asset Management: IT Asset Management (ITAM)5m
Asset Management: Impact and Result4m
Asset Management: Encryption Vulnerabilities6m
Asset Management: Data Scrubbing6m
Asset Management: Considerations6m
Asset Management: Secure Output6m
Asset Management: Destruction of Magnetic Media4m
Asset Management: Disclosure Controls4m
14 readings
Asset Management: Life Cycle10m
Asset Management: The Waterfall Model10m
Asset Management: Benefits and Drawbacks10m
Asset Management: Deployment of System10m
Asset Management: OWASP Top Ten10m
Asset Management: Guidelines for Developers10m
Asset Management: IT Asset Management (ITAM)10m
Asset Management: Impact and Result10m
Asset Management: Encryption Vulnerabilities10m
Asset Management: Data Scrubbing10m
Asset Management: Considerations10m
Asset Management: Secure Output10m
Asset Management: Destruction of Magnetic Media10m
Asset Management: Disclosure Controls10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 220m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Implement and Assess Compliance with Controls & Participate in Change Management Duties

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 58 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Compliance with Controls: Managerial Controls6m
Compliance with Controls: Policy Life Cycle7m
Change Management Duties: Implementation and Configuration Management Plan7m
Change Management Duties: Systems Assurance and Controls Validation5m
Change Management Duties: CM Process5m
Change Management Duties: Configuration Management for Operating Systems6m
Change Management Duties: Control8m
Change Management Duties: Testing Patches, Fixes, and Updates6m
9 readings
Compliance with Controls: Technical Controls10m
Compliance with Controls: Managerial Controls10m
Compliance with Controls: Policy Life Cycle10m
Change Management Duties: Implementation and Configuration Management Plan10m
Change Management Duties: Systems Assurance and Controls10m
Change Management Duties: CM Process10m
Change Management Duties: Configuration Management for Operating Systems10m
Change Management Duties: Control10m
Change Management Duties: Testing Patches, Fixes, and Updates10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Participate in Physical Security Operations & Security Awareness Training

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 65 min), 11 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Physical Security Operations: Doors4m
Physical Security Operations: Door Locks4m
Physical Security Operations: Turnstiles6m
Physical Security Operations: Securing the Area6m
Physical Security Operations: Rack Security5m
Physical Security Operations: HVAC6m
Security Operations: Sprinkler Systems5m
Security Operations: Gas Suppression Systems5m
Security Awareness Training: Critical Success Factors7m
Security Awareness Training: Training6m
11 readings
Physical Security Operations: Physical Security10m
Physical Security Operations: Doors10m
Physical Security Operations: Door Locks10m
Physical Security Operations: Turnstiles10m
Physical Security Operations: Securing the Area10m
Physical Security Operations: Rack Security10m
Physical Security Operations: HVAC10m
Security Operations: Sprinkler Systems10m
Security Operations: Gas Suppression Systems10m
Security Awareness Training: Critical Success Factors10m
Security Awareness Training: Training10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

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About the (ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Pursue better IT security job opportunities and prove knowledge with confidence. The SSCP Professional Training Certificate shows employers you have the IT security foundation to defend against cyber attacks – and puts you on a clear path to earning SSCP certification. Learn on your own schedule with 120-day access to content aligned with the latest (ISC)2 SSCP exam domains. We’re offering the complete online self-paced program for only $1,000 – a $200 savings when you get all domains bundled together. 3 Steps to Career Advancement 1. Register for the course 2. Gain access for 120 days 3. Register and sit for the SSCP certification exam Upon completing the SSCP Professional Certificate, you will: 1. Complete six courses of preparing you to sit for the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification exam as outlined below. Course 1 - Access Controls Course 2 - Security Operations and Administration Course 3 - Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis/Incident Response and Recovery Course 4 - Cryptography Course 5 - Network and Communication Security Course 6 - Systems and Application Security 2. Receive a certificate of program completion. 3. Understand how to implement, monitor and administer an organization’s IT infrastructure in accordance with security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability....
(ISC)² Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

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