Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) Training

This program includes hands-on activities, and students will take away real knowledge and skills they can apply in interviews and on the job, giving them a strong advantage in the industry.
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Engineering & Technology

Function : Information Technology(IT)

Trainer name : Tracey Rossi

Duration : 75 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

About the course

This program will prepare you for a career as a network administrator or security administrator. You’ll learn the dynamics of data communications, including network security, telecommunications, remote access, firewalls, proxy servers, and wireless and cellular technologies. You’ll learn how to identify and mitigate malicious codes such as viruses, Trojans, logic bombs, social engineering, insider threats, data theft, DDoS, spoofing, Phishing, Pharming, and spam. 

Course Overview

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) course will prepare students to take the SSCP certification exam. Through lectures, reading assignments, and a variety of labs and assessments, students will master key security concepts and thoroughly understand all of the SSCP objectives. This program includes hands-on activities, and students will take away real knowledge and skills they can apply in interviews and on the job, giving them a strong advantage in the industry.

This program is focused on several domains, including access controls, administration, auditing and monitoring, risk, response and recovery, cryptography, data communication, and malicious code/ malware. This program will allow students to practice in virtual interactive lab environments.

Course Contains

As you move through the program, you will learn skills that will prepare you for Risk Management. This includes risk assessment, incident handling, business continuity, and disaster recovery plans, and you’ll examine dynamic cryptography concepts like PKI, certificates, and secure protocols.

This program will teach you ethical responsibilities of a network administrator or a security administrator, as well as the vast range of administrative duties involved with the career track. You’ll learn about change management, security evaluation, topics of awareness, device security, data management policies, and analysis and system monitoring.

Course Objectives

In this program, you'll learn about the following:

  • Logical access controls for subjects and objects
  • Authentication
  • Access control concepts
  • Network trusts
  • Identity management
  • Cloud computing security concepts
  • Physical network security and network data security
  • OSI and TCP/ IP models
  • Remote access
  • Firewalls and proxies
  • Wireless security and cellular technologies
  • Security policies and awareness training

You’ll also learn how to manage various tasks related to:

  • Malware identification and mitigation
  • Risk management
  • Security assessment and incident handling
  • Business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans
  • Cryptography
  • PKI and certificates
  • IPSec
  • Encryption
  • VPNs
  • Security auditing
  • Change management
  • Data management
  • System monitoring and analysi

Course Extention

When you register, you'll receive an initial six (6) months to complete this program. If you need more time beyond the six (6) months, an extension of three (3) months is available at a fee of $75.

Course eligibility


  • There are no prerequisites for this course, but basic computer knowledge is recommended. Students with no prior computing knowledge should take CompTIA A+ first.
  • This is an ideal program for those seeking the SSCP certification or preparing to find a position as a network administrator or a security administrator. 

Computer Requirements:

Students can take this program from either a Mac or PC. It's compatible with Windows XP and later operating systems, including Windows 8. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and an email account. We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer to access this program. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program. 

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Course Content

  • Introduction, Authentication and Access Control
    • Authentication
    • User Account Management
    • Access Control Concepts
    • Access Control Lists
    • Password Policy?
  • Networking and Malware
    • Physical Network Security
    • Network Data Security
    • OSI and TCP/IP Models
    • Remote Access
    • Firewalls
    • Wireless Security
    • VLANs
    • Malware Identification
    • Malware Mitigation???
  • Risk, Response and Recovery and Cryptography
    • Risk Management
    • Security Assessment
    • Incident Handling
    • Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans
    • PKI and Certificates
    • IPSec
    • Encryption
    • VPNs
  • Monitoring and Security Policy
    • Security Auditing
    • Change Management
    • Security Policies
    • Data Management
    • System Monitoring
    • System Analysis


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