Systems Security Certified Practitioner SSCP

  • 6 Months
  • 80 Course Hours
  • $1,745

Overview

This program will prepare you for a career as a network administrator or security administrator. You’ll learn the dynamics of data communications, including network security, telecommunications, remote access, firewalls, proxy servers, and wireless and cellular technologies. You’ll 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.   You'll also explore authentication and access control methods. You'll learn about AAA and trusts, and you'll become familiar with identity management and cloud computing concepts.  As you move through the program, you will learn skills that will prepare you for Risk Management. This includes risk assessment, incident handling, business continuity, and disaster recovery plans, and you’ll examine dynamic cryptography concepts like PKI, certificates, and secure protocols.  This program will teach you ethical responsibilities of a network administrator or a security administrator, as well as the vast range of administrative duties involved with the career track. You’ll learn about change management, security evaluation, topics of awareness, device security, data management policies, and analysis and system monitoring.

Prerequisites

This is an advanced level program. Students should have a base knowledge about computer hardware, networking, and security knowledge. It is recommended that students should either first take CompTIA A+ and Network+ or have the equivalent of two years of experience working with computers.

Overview

This program will prepare you for a career as a network administrator or security administrator. You’ll learn the dynamics of data communications, including network security, telecommunications, remote access, firewalls, proxy servers, and wireless and cellular technologies. You’ll 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.   You'll also explore authentication and access control methods. You'll learn about AAA and trusts, and you'll become familiar with identity management and cloud computing concepts.  As you move through the program, you will learn skills that will prepare you for Risk Management. This includes risk assessment, incident handling, business continuity, and disaster recovery plans, and you’ll examine dynamic cryptography concepts like PKI, certificates, and secure protocols.  This program will teach you ethical responsibilities of a network administrator or a security administrator, as well as the vast range of administrative duties involved with the career track. You’ll learn about change management, security evaluation, topics of awareness, device security, data management policies, and analysis and system monitoring.

Prerequisites

This is an advanced level program. Students should have a base knowledge about computer hardware, networking, and security knowledge. It is recommended that students should either first take CompTIA A+ and Network+ or have the equivalent of two years of experience working with computers.

Registration Information

WIOA Approved

This is a Mississippi WIOA approved program.  Those interested in seeing if they qualify to use WIOA funding to pay for this training should contact their local MS WIN Job Center. 

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