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The SSCP certification is the ideal credential for those with proven technical skills and practical security knowledge in hands-on operational IT roles. It provides industry-leading 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.
The SSCP indicates a practitioner’s technical ability to tackle the operational demands and responsibilities of security practitioners, including authentication, security testing, intrusion detection/prevention, incident response and recovery, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, malicious code countermeasures, and more.
The SSCP is ideal for those working in or towards positions such as, but not limited to:
Offered by (ISC)², the world leader in educating and certifying security professionals worldwide, SSCPs benefit from a global network of 100,000 certified members and valuable resources and support to help them to continually develop and advance in their careers.
The SSCP credential draws from a comprehensive, up-to-date global body of knowledge that ensures candidates have the right information security knowledge and skills to be successful in IT operational roles. It demonstrates competency in the following
NOTE: Effective April 15, 2015, the SSCP exam will be based on a new exam blueprint. Please refer to the
Exam Outline and
FAQs for details.
The SSCP exam is available in the following languages:
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All (ISC)² certifications, except CCFP and HCISPP, are accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to be in compliance with the International Organization for Standardization and International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17024 Standards.
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