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Fundamentals Of SSCP

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This course introduces the basics of systems security. Emphasis is placed on access controls, networking, auditing, security operations, and malicious code activity. This course is aligned to the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) exam.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Networks and Communication

    • Explain the basic concepts and technologies in networking and communication.
    • Explain the security implications of networking and communication.
    • Explain security concerns of wireless technologies.

    Monitoring, Analysis, and Malicious Code

    • Identify and analyze malicious code and activity.
    • Operate and configure Cloud security.
    • Operate and secure virtual environments.

    Access Controls

    • Describe the technologies used in access control.
    • Explain how identity management works at an organizational level.

    Security Operations and Administration

    • Describe why information needs to be protected.
    • Describe the interaction of ethics and security on a company’s security planning and policy.
    • Explain what should be monitored for information security.
    • Describe the basic characteristics of malicious code activity.

    Risk, Response, and Recovery

    • Outline the role of risk management and assessment in information security.
    • Outline the different elements of effective incident handling.
    • Detail the components of Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) and reasons for using each.
    • List the basic concepts of cryptography.
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