Current business practices demand a certain amount of due diligence with regards to keeping track of system events pertaining to security. This course on security monitoring and analysis provides the learner with an understanding of the requirements and procedures that are components of a secure business environment. The course examines how to determine appropriate methods to protect hosts and networks within a business environment, how to test them for vulnerability and how to determine appropriate methods for carrying out a security penetration test. 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.