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(SSCP) Systems Security Certified Practitioner Complete Video Course (Video Training), 2nd Edition

(SSCP) Systems Security Certified Practitioner Complete Video Course (Video Training), 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2023
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-764680-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-764680-7

15 hours of video instruction to learn everything you need to know about the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification exam. Includes the new content covering the 2022 update.


SSCP (Systems Security Certified Practitioner) Complete Video Course provides 15 hours of comprehensive video that teaches you everything you need to know to get up and running with systems security. The content in this title has been updated to include coverage of the all-new topics in the 2022 exam release. The (ISC)2 SSCP exam is a solid introductory certification in IT security, and this comprehensive video course walks you through every topic on the exam blueprint so you can learn about system security from the ground up and gain the knowledge and skills you need to pass the SSCP exam. Full of live trainer discussions, hands-on demos, whiteboard work, and deep-dive discussions, this course covers security fundamentals and principles in a way that is easy to access.

This video course covers every objective in the SSCP certification exam so you can use it as a complete study tool to pass the test, including the updates in the 2022 exam release, along with the knowledge and skills you need to advance your cybersecurity career. The (ISC)2 SSCP exam is a vendor-neutral world-recognized certification that endorses your IT security knowledge. It is also a great way to start your path toward CISSP certification, which is the next step through (ISC)2.

Topics include

  • Access controls
  • Security operations and administration
  • Risk identification, monitoring, and analysis
  • Incident response and recovery
  • Cryptography
  • Network and communications security
  • Systems and application security

Skill Level

  • Beginner

What You Will Learn

  • Key concepts for all the objectives on the SSCP exam
  • Security and cybersecurity fundamentals and principles

Who Should Take This Course

The target audience for this course consists of systems/network/application security professionals who are preparing for the SSCP exam. A secondary audience consists of any IT professional who wants to gain a broad understanding of how to secure modern enterprises.

Course Requirements
There are no prerequisites for this course, although fundamental networking knowledge is recommended.

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Sample Content

Table of Contents


Module 1: Security Operations and Administration

Lesson 1: Fundamental Security Concepts

1.1        (ISC)2 Code of Ethics

1.2        Understand Security Concepts

1.3        Identify and Implement Security Controls

1.4        Document and Maintain Functional Security Controls

Lesson 2: Security Management Lifecycles

2.1        Initiation and Development or Acquisition Phases

2.2        Implementation and Operation Phases

2.3        Archiving and Disposal Phases

2.4        Change and Configuration Management

Lesson 3: Security Awareness and Training

3.1        Security Training During Onboarding

3.2        Continual Security Awareness

3.3        Security Education for the Enterprise

Lesson 4: Collaborate with Physical Security Operations

4.1        Defense-in-Depth          

4.2        Campus Physical Security          

4.3        Facility Physical Security

4.4        Operational Physical Security


Module 2: Practical Cryptography

Lesson 5: Cryptography Use Cases

5.1        The CIAN Model

5.2        Data Sensitivity Cases

5.3        Regulatory Use Cases

Lesson 6: Applied Cryptographic Concepts           

6.1        Cryptographic Hashing and HMACs

6.2        Salt and Pepper

6.3        Symmetric vs. Asymmetric Cryptosystems

6.4        Digital Signatures

6.5        Strength of Encryption Algorithms and Keys

6.6        Cryptographic Attacks and Cryptanalysis

Lesson 7: Public Key Infrastructure

7.1        Web of Trust     

7.2        Digital Certificates         

7.3        Internet PKI      

7.4        Fundamental Key Management Concepts

Lesson 8: Understand Secure Protocols

8.1        Services and Protocols   

8.2        Common Use Cases      

8.3        Limitations and Vulnerabilities


Module 3: Access Controls

Lesson 9: Implement and Maintain Authentication Methods

9.1        Single/Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)   

9.2        Single Sign-on (SSO) and Federated Access        

9.3        Device Authentication

Lesson 10: Support Internetwork Trust Architectures          

10.1      Trust Relationships        

10.2      Internet, Intranet, and Extranet    

10.3      Third-party Connections

Lesson 11: The Identity Management Lifecycle     

11.1      Authorization and Proofing          

11.2      Provisioning and De-Provisioning

11.3      Maintenance and Entitlement      

11.4      Identity and Access Management (IAM) Systems

Lesson 12: Understand and Apply Access Controls

12.1      Mandatory Access Controls (MAC)          

12.2      Discretionary Access Controls     

12.3      Role-Based Access Controls (RBAC)       

12.4      Rule-Based Access Controls (ACLs)


Module 4: Risk Identification, Monitoring and Analysis

Lesson 13: The Risk Management Process

13.1      Risk Management Concepts and Terminology       

13.2      Risk Treatment and Tolerance    

13.3      Qualitative vs. Quantitative Risk Analysis  

13.4      Risk Management Frameworks   

13.5      Regulatory and Legal Concerns

Lesson 14: Vulnerability Assessment and Management

14.1      Vulnerability Management Lifecycle         

14.2      Vulnerability Assessment Tools and Methods        

14.3      Security Testing and Risk Review

Lesson 15: Security Testing and Risk Review

15.1      Source Systems

15.2      Events of Interest          

15.3      Log Management          

15.4      Event Aggregation and Correlation

Lesson 16: Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis

16.1      Security Baselines and Anomalies

16.2      Visualizations, Metrics, and Trends          

16.3      Document and Communicate Findings


Module 5: Network and Communications Security

Lesson 17: Fundamental Networking Concepts

17.1      OSI and TCP/IP Reference Models

17.2      Network Topologies and Relationships

17.3      Commonly Used Ports and Protocols       

17.4      Transmission Media Types         

17.5      Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

Lesson 18: Network Attacks

18.1      Spoofing and Flooding   

18.2      Denial of Service and Botnets     

18.3      MitM and Poisoning       

18.4      Wireless Attacks

Lesson 19: Network Access Controls       

19.1      RADIUS and TACACS+ 

19.2      IEEE 802.1x PNAC        

19.3      Remote Access Security

19.4      IPsec v4 and v6

Lesson 20: Manage Network Security      

20.1      Security Device Placement         

20.2      Zoning and Segmentation           

20.3      Secure Routers 

20.4      Secure Switches

Lesson 21: Network Security Device Operation

21.1      Firewalls and Proxies     

21.2      IDS and IPS      

21.3      Traffic Shaping

Lesson 22: Secure Wireless Communication

22.1      Survey of Wireless Technologies 

22.2      Authentication and Encryption Protocols   

22.3      Internet of Things (IoT)


Module 6: Systems and Application Security

Lesson 23: Identify Malicious Code and Actions

23.1      Survey of Malware         

23.2      Malware Countermeasures         

23.3      Survey of Malicious Exploits and Activity  

23.4      Malware Activity Countermeasures          

23.5      Social Engineering and Countermeasures

Lesson 24: Implement Endpoint Security

24.1      HIPS and Host-based Firewalls   

24.2      Endpoint Encryption and TPM     

24.3      Secure Browsers           

24.4      Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

Lesson 25: Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)

25.1      MDM vs. MAM  

25.2      Provisioning Techniques

25.3      Containerization and Encryption  

25.4      Mobile Application Management (MAM)

Lesson 26: Cloud Security          

26.1      Service and Deployment Models

26.2      Legal and Regulatory Concerns  

26.3      Data Storage, Processing, and Transmission        

26.4      Third-party and Outsourcing Requirements

Lesson 27: Operate Secure Virtual Environments

27.1      Types of Hypervisors     

27.2      Containers        

27.3      Virtual Appliance Continuity and Resilience           

27.4      Attacks and Countermeasures


Module 7: Incident Response and Recovery

Lesson 28: Incident Response Lifecycle

28.1      Preparation

28.2      Detection, Analysis, and Escalation

28.3      Containment and Eradication

28.4      Recovery and Lessons Learned

Lesson 29: Forensic Investigations

29.1      Legal and Ethical Principles        

29.2      Evidence Handling         

29.3      Reporting of Analysis

Lesson 30: Business Continuity Planning

30.1      Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

30.2      Backup, Redundancy, and Restoration

30.3      Disaster Recovery Plannng (DRP)           

30.4      Testing and Drills



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