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 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 CBK Domains:
Official (ISC)² Guide to the SSCP CBK Textbook
Official (ISC)² SSCP Study Guide
Official Study App
Official (ISC)² Training
For more information on the SSCP credential, download the SSCP Brochure.
All (ISC)² certifications, except CCFP, 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. Why is accreditation important when choosing a certification program? Visit the Institute for Credentialing Excellence website.
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