CISSP Certification Course
The SSCP and CISSP are both Information Security Certifications. However the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification serves as an entry level credential and also as a precursor for the most sought after Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP). One can also skip the SSCP exam and directly earn the CISSP credential. However, a minimum of five years of professional experience in the Information Security field is required to earn the CISSP certification.
Besides, it has an exhaustive syllabus and takes a considerable amount of time to complete. Though CISSP is considered as a premier infosec certification, SSCP serves as a good stepping stone to the CISSP as it builds up knowledge that applies to both the credentials. Also, SSCP qualified individuals who want to take the CISSP exam are well versed with the CISSP exam procedure therein eliminating any exam related confusion.
eAvighna Online Private Ltd,a Gurgaon – Delhi NCR based firm operating in the complex infosec domain offers the SSCP as well as CISSP program training. This training program will empower you with skills essential to defend your organisation from information security threats. The company's sector 14, Gurgaon address serves as a training institute which specifically caters to the training needs of professionals working in the Infosec domain.
Let's first talk about the Systems Security Certified Practitioner course at a glance and then move on to the much sought after Certified Information Security Professional credential.
The SSCP conferred by (ISC)² is an ideal credential in the information security certification path. It is suitable for professionals with technical skills as well as security knowledge pertaining to real time operational IT roles and validates an IT professional’s competency to execute, supervise, and administer IT infrastructure according to the Information Security policies and procedures ensuring information privacy, integrity and availability. The SSCP credential empowers a professional with a technical ability to perform operational duties of security practitioners such as authentication, security testing, intrusion detection/prevention, incident response and recovery etc in a deft manner.
Who Should Attend?
The SSCP course training should be undertaken by professionals working as or working towards positions such as Network Security Engineer, Systems/ Network Administrator, Security Analyst, Systems Engineer, Security Consultant/ Specialist, Security Administrator, Database Administrator, Systems/ Network Analyst.
Certified Information Systems Security Professional is an autonomous information security credential awarded by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC)² and showcases a globally recognised standard of proficiency offered by (ISC)². The CISSP exam is based on common body of knowledge or CBK which is a taxonomy used by (ISC)². These CBK consist of topics and principles on which the information security framework is based. The topics such as cloud computing, mobile security, application development security etc which are relevant to the information security today are included in the curriculum. There are certain requirements which need to be fulfilled by a candidate before earning the certification. These prerequisites are as follows:
- Minimum of five years of professional experience in the information security field, or
- Four years plus a college degree, or
- An advanced degree in Information Security from a National Center of Excellence, or
- The regional equivalent can substitute for one year towards the five-year requirement.
The training course would comprise of a complete and exhaustive training courseware with an all inclusive analysis and evaluation of 8 CBK domains complete with the self evaluation and personal review of the results.
Who Should Attend?
The CISSP course is designed for information security professionals such as experienced IT security-related practitioners, auditors, consultants, investigators, or instructors, including network or security analysts and engineers, network administrators, information security specialists, and risk management professionals who either want to advance their careers in information security or wants to pursue complementary careers.
SSCP & CISSP Certification Benefits
These certifications provide benefits to the enterprise as well as to the individual.
Establish best practices and provide a solutions orientation to the enterprise.
Act as a knowledge pool of security information and serve as an access to the global network of industry and subject matter experts.
Since these credentials particularly the CISSP certification are rigorous certification exams, they add to the creditability to these qualifications.
Provide a business and technology orientation to risk management.
The SSCP serves as a stepping stone as well as acts as a precursor for the premier CISSP certification therein allowing professionals to be better equipped to face the more rigorous CISSP certification exam.