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SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner  

This online SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner course is an ideal course for individuals interested in advancing their knowledge of information and systems security.

What you will learn

  • Understand the dynamics of data communication
  • 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
  • Explore authentication and access control methods
  • Become familiar with identity management and cloud computing concepts

How you will benefit

  • Become prepared to take the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) exam
  • Jump-start your career as an information security analyst, computer systems analyst, security management specialist, or computer user support specialist
  • Learn the skills needed to begin a career in the technology sector, or further your knowledge if you're already employed
  • Understand the ethical responsibilities of a network administrator so you're better equipped to make decisions on the job


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

The world of IT security is fast-paced and exciting, with the potential for high earnings—but it can also be competitive. To stay ahead, you'll need a certification like the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), a premier credential that is ideal for those wanting to begin or advance a career in computer networking or security. This online SSCP course will prepare you for this industry-recognized certification, as well as a career in the information technology sector.

The SSCP is one of the best cybersecurity certifications you can earn, especially as an entry-level professional. An SSCP exam prep course is a great way to ensure you have the knowledge to succeed—and that you can prove it to your employer. This course will also prepare you for a career as a network administrator or security administrator, and help you stay up-to-date on your skills if you already work in the IT sector.

  1. Access Controls and Security Operations
    1. Access Control
    2. Security Operations
  2. Monitoring and Incident Recovery
    1. Risk Identification
  3. Cryptography and Network Security
    1. Cryptography
    2. Communication Security
  4. Systems and Application Security
    1. Security in Systems and Applications
  5. Course Completion
    1. Final Exam

David Grimes has more than 10 years of management and leadership experience in the private and non-profit sectors. Grimes is passionate about technology and education, having worked as academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist. He holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University, both in Technology Education.


  • SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner
  • Registration: Open Enrollment
    Delivery Method: Online
    Fee: $1,595.00