In the modern world of computing, malicious code is becoming commonplace. Organizations and individuals must protect themselves from these attacks. This course provides a history of malicious code and details of how to recognize and analyze the effects of malcodes and infection vectors on a computing system using VMware testing and file capturing techniques. It also explains how to determine appropriate malcode evaluation and mitigation techniques to protect an enterprise environment. This course guides you through the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) recommended by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 for its Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification. The SSCP credential certifies student expertise in 7 different knowledge domains and covers the most recent key areas of knowledge as outlined in the Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB) effective date: February 1, 2012.
Experienced IT professionals with a basic knowledge of network and communications protocols and equipment seeking to pass the System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) exam, or otherwise gain knowledge in assessing, planning, implementing and managing IT security in an enterprise environment. A minimum of one year's professional experience in one of the seven SSCP CBK Domains is required for certification.