In the fast paced business world of today, secure and reliable communication within your corporation and with outside networks is mandatory. This course covers such topics as authentication and data integrity with a focus on wireless communications and new messaging and exchange technologies. This course teaches the learner how to optimize security standards, policies and procedures for LAN, WAN and WLAN enterprise environment IT infrastructures. The course explains network vulnerabilities, VPNs, the IEEE 802 security standards, IDS solutions and best practices for deploying wireless APs and for configuring firewalls. 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.