Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

  • Duration 12 HOURS
  • Regular fee 449


The SSCP credential certifies student expertise in 7 different knowledge domains and key areas of knowledge as outlined in the Candidate Information Bulletin (CIB). SSCP certification is developed and maintained by (ISC)2, a not-for-profit leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers. SSCP is aimed at professionals who implement policies and procedures in information security. SSCP has been accredited by the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) to ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Standard 17024:2003. It certifies knowledge in the following seven domains:
• Access Control
• Analysis and Monitoring
• Cryptography
• Malicious Code
• Networks and Telecommunications
• Risk, Response, and Recovery
• Security Operations and Administration

Targeted audience

The audience profile for the SSCP certification is typically a range of established professionals who implement policies and procedures in information security.


Exam candidates must have at least one year’s professional experience in one of the seven SSCP CBK Domains, and meet the other requirements set out by (ISC)2.

Special Note

  • MENTORING (available via e-mail and moderated chat-rooms, students can get further assistance and guidance with selected exam preparation from Skillsoft’s team of highly-qualified mentors)
  • TESTPREP (questions designed to be at a level of difficulty similar to that of the associated vendor exams)


You will find content of this online training via the link in "SSCP" section:


General Note

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM VERSIONS Windows XP SP3 and later, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac OS® X™ v10.10.5 or higher.
SUPPORTED BROWSERS (MINIMUM VERSIONS) Internet Explorer® (Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9 or later is recommended), Firefox v45 or later, Chrome v54 or later, Safari v9.1 or later (Safari on Windows platforms is not supported).
HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS Skillsoft supports the minimum hardware specifications for all supported operating systems. Additionally, we recommend the following: speakers or headphones to listen to audio content, a microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions (Live learning only).

Exam Note

Candidates must pass the SSCP exam, accept the (ISC)2 Code of Ethics, pass a background check by correctly answering four questions related to criminal history, and have their qualifications endorsed by another (ISC)2 certified professional who is currently in good standing.
Exams requirements are subject to change without notification.
SkillSoft recommends visiting the vendor website to ensure accuracy of above stated requirements.


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