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Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

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  • Overview

    Earning a globally recognized advanced security administration and operations certification like the SSCP is a great way to grow your career and better secure your organization’s critical assets.

    SSCP certification demonstrates you have the advanced technical skills and knowledge to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure using security best practices, policies and procedures established by the cybersecurity experts at (ISC)².

  • Who Should Take This Course

    Prerequisites

    To qualify for the SSCP, candidates must pass the exam and have at least one year of cumulative, paid work experience in one or more of the seven domains of the (ISC)² SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®). A candidate who doesn’t yet have the required experience to become a SSCP may become an Associate of (ISC)² after successfully passing the SSCP exam. The Associate of (ISC)² will then have two years to earn the experience needed for SSCP certification.

     

    Audience

    The SSCP is ideal for IT administrators, managers, directors and network security professionals responsible for the hands-on operational security of their organization’s critical assets, including those in the following positions:

    • Network Security Engineer
    • Systems Administrator
    • Security Analyst
    • Systems Engineer
    • Security Consultant/Specialist
    • Security Administrator
    • Systems/Network Analyst
    • Database Administrator
  • Why You Should Take This Course

    The SSCP is ideal for IT administrators, managers, directors and network security professionals responsible for the handson operational security of their organization’s critical assets. It shows you have the advanced technical skills and knowledge to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure using security best practices, policies and procedures.

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  • FAQs
    Is there a discount available for current students?

    UMBC students and alumni, as well as students who have previously taken a public training course with UMBC Training Centers are eligible for a 10% discount, capped at $250. Please provide a copy of your UMBC student ID or an unofficial transcript or the name of the UMBC Training Centers course you have completed. Online courses are excluded from this offer.

    What is the cancellation and refund policy?

    Student will receive a refund of paid registration fees only if UMBC Training Centers receives a notice of cancellation at least 10 business days prior to the class start date for classes or the exam date for exams.

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