ISC2 SSCP : Systems Security Certified Practitioner Exam
The ISC2 SSCP: Systems Security Certified Practitioner exam is designed for individuals who may hold technical and engineering related information security positions such as network security engineers, systems security analysts, security administrators as well as nonsecurity specific information technology positions that require an understanding of security concepts and of best security practices.
In order to prepare for the ISC2 SSCP exam, a candidate is encouraged to enroll in the associated Official (ISC)2® SSCP® CBK® Review Seminar. This review seminar will include 100% up-to-date material, an overview of the information security field, and contributions from SSCPs, (ISC)2 Authorized Instructors and subject matter experts, amongst other valuable material.
The content of the ISC2 SSCP exam will be split into seven domains. The first three domains will touch upon testing a candidate's knowledge of Access Controls, Security Operations and Administration, and Monitoring and Analysis. The information that a candidate will need to know will include Logical Access Controls, the Code of Ethics, and the risk management process.
The last four domains of the exam will include Risk, Response, and Recovery, Cryptography, Networks and Communications, and Malicious Code and Activity. These are general guidelines for the content of the exam, and additional questions about related material may appear on the test.