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The definitive body of knowledge used by candidates for the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) credential
"Every IT professional plays a key role in an organization's security posture. The fourth edition of The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the SSCP CBK facilitates the practical knowledge you need to assure strong information security in daily operations."
– David Shearer, Chief Executive Officer, (ISC)2
Without the right people, no organization is secure. Attacks on organizations' information assets continue to escalate while attackers refine and improve their tactics. Organizations know the best way to combat these assaults starts with qualified information security staff armed with appropriate practices and controls. They know that a Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) has the right technical security knowledge needed to be successful on their team.
The fourth edition of The Official (ISC)2® Guide to the SSCP® CBK® is a comprehensive resource providing an in-depth look at the seven domains of the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). This latest edition provides an updated, detailed guide that is considered one of the best tools for candidates striving to become an SSCP.
Numerous illustrated examples and tables are included to demonstrate concepts, frameworks, and real-life scenarios. The book offers step-by-step guidance through each of the SSCP domains, including best practices and techniques used by the world's most experienced practitioners. Endorsed by (ISC)2 and compiled and reviewed by SSCPs and subject matter experts, this book brings together a global, thorough perspective. The Official (ISC)2 Guide to the SSCP CBK prepares candidates for the SSCP exam, and provides a reference that will serve them well into their careers.