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System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

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This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2
Vienna, VA USA
Phone: +1.866.462.4777
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Skill Level: Foundation                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $250 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For individuals involved in network and systems security administratration who are responsible for developing the information security policies, standards, and procedures and managing their implementation across various hardware and software programs in their organization.

Initial Requirements:
You must have at least one year of information systems security-related work experience in one or more of the seven domains of the SSCP CBK. You must then pass the SSCP exam ($250) with a minimum score of 700. You must also be endorsed by another (ISC)2 certified professional in good standing before the certification can be awarded.

Continuing Requirements:
You must pay an annual maintenance fee of $65 at the end of each certification year. You must also recertify every three years by earning 60 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Please note that you must earn a minimum of 10 CPEs each year within the three year certification cycle.

Offline Resources:
Training is available through ISC2.


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