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Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)


The exam is not included in the course price and can be booked additionally for €325.- plus VAT. If you wish to take part in the exam, please indicate this in the comment field when booking the course.

Who should attend

  • Network Security Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Engineer
  • Security Consultant/Specialist
  • Security Administrator
  • Systems/Network Analyst
  • Database Administrator


Candidates must have a minimum of 1 year cumulative work experience in 1 or more of the 7 domains of the SSCP CBK. A 1 year prerequisite pathway will be granted for candidates who received a degree (bachelors or masters) in a cybersecurity program.

A candidate that doesn’t have the required experience to become an SSCP may become an Associate of (ISC)² by successfully passing the SSCP examination. The Associate of (ISC)² will then have 2 years to earn the 1 year required experience.

Course Objectives

The Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) is the ideal certification for those with proven technical skills and practical, hands-on security knowledge in operational IT roles. It provides confirmation of a practitioner’s ability to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure in accordance with information security policies and procedures that ensure data confidentiality, integrity and availability.

Course Content

Domain 1: Access Controls
  • Implement and maintain authentication methods
  • Support internetwork trust architectures
  • Participate in the identity management lifecycle
  • Implement access controls
Domain 2: Security Operations and Administration
  • Comply with codes of ethics
  • Understand security concepts
  • Document, implement, and maintain functional security controls
  • Participate in asset management
  • Implement security controls and assess compliance
  • Participate in change management
  • Participate in security awareness and training
  • Participate in physical security operations (e.g., data center assessment, badging)
Domain 3: Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis
  • Understand the risk management process
  • Perform security assessment activities
  • Operate and maintain monitoring systems (e.g., continuous monitoring)
  • Analyze monitoring results
Domain 4: Incident Response and Recovery
  • Support incident lifecycle
  • Understand and support forensic investigations
  • Understand and support Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) activities
Domain 5: Cryptography
  • Understand fundamental concepts of cryptography
  • Understand reasons and requirements for cryptography
  • Understand and support secure protocols
  • Understand Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems
Domain 6: Network and Communications Security
  • Understand and apply fundamental concepts of networking
  • Understand network attacks and countermeasures (e.g., DDoS, man-in-the-middle, DNS poisoning)
  • Manage network access controls
  • Manage network security
  • Operate and configure network-based security devices
  • Operate and configure wireless technologies (e.g., bluetooth, NFC, WiFi)
Domain 7: Systems and Application Security
  • Identify and analyze malicious code and activity
  • Implement and operate endpoint device security
  • Operate and configure cloud security
  • Operate and secure virtual environments
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,950.- €
  • Switzerland: CHF 4,940.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Courseware language: English

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02/03/2020 - 06/03/2020 Munich
30/03/2020 - 03/04/2020 Berlin
11/05/2020 - 15/05/2020 Frankfurt
15/06/2020 - 19/06/2020 Düsseldorf
06/07/2020 - 10/07/2020 Hamburg
27/07/2020 - 31/07/2020 Munich
24/08/2020 - 28/08/2020 Berlin
21/09/2020 - 25/09/2020 Frankfurt
17/02/2020 - 21/02/2020 Madrid
25/05/2020 - 29/05/2020 Madrid
17/08/2020 - 21/08/2020 Madrid
16/11/2020 - 20/11/2020 Madrid
Latin America
13/04/2020 - 17/04/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese
17/08/2020 - 21/08/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese
14/09/2020 - 18/09/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese
02/11/2020 - 06/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese
20/07/2020 - 24/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Santiago Course language: Spanish
04/05/2020 - 08/05/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Bogota Course language: Spanish
Costa Rica
09/03/2020 - 13/03/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Costa_Rica Course language: Spanish
07/09/2020 - 11/09/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Mexico_City Course language: Spanish
01/06/2020 - 05/06/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Panama Course language: Spanish
02/11/2020 - 06/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: America/Lima Course language: Spanish
Middle East
United Arab Emirates
23/02/2020 - 27/02/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
31/05/2020 - 04/06/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
30/08/2020 - 03/09/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
22/11/2020 - 26/11/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
09/02/2020 - 13/02/2020 Cairo Course language: English
17/05/2020 - 21/05/2020 Cairo Course language: English
06/09/2020 - 10/09/2020 Cairo Course language: English
06/12/2020 - 10/12/2020 Cairo Course language: English