With more and more business success relying on secure and guaranteed access to data, having plans and policies in place to manage risks and recover from disasters is pivotal. This course provides the learner with the knowledge to provide data redundancy and handling incidents and risks. This course teaches the learner how to identify the threats and vulnerabilities that can put information systems at risk and how to optimize a risk assessment and management system to protect resources. It covers risk limitation and mitigation and the security incident handling process. The course covers business continuity planning and shows how to design an effective disaster contingency plan and an optimized data recovery and restoration methodology. 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.