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Security Operations: Be the Front Line of Defense

Security operations professionals are the first to sound the alarm on intrusion attempts by bad actors. Organizations rely on them for security monitoring, security incident management, vulnerability management, security device management and network flow monitoring.

(ISC)² prepares tomorrow’s security operations specialists with a choice of pathways for a rewarding, successful career.

Stand out as an expert with SSCP

SSCP certification demonstrates that you have the advanced technical skills and knowledge to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure.

Did you know?

  • SSCP ranks among the most lucrative certifications for cybersecurity professionals with an annual salary of $98,530 (in U.S.) and $92,410 (globally) – Certification Magazine Salary Survey 75
  • SSCP is one of the 10 security certifications to boost your career. – Dark Reading

Start your journey now

Step one on your path to SSCP certification — join (ISC)² as a Candidate. Sign up now and gain access to exclusive benefits, including 20% off Official (ISC)² Training so you can start preparing for the exam.

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Become an (ISC)² Candidate

Your first year is free — no cost to you.*
*If you choose to renew after the first year, U.S. $50 due annually.

Get Certified in Cybersecurity (CC)

Don’t have the year of experience required for SSCP certification? As an (ISC)² Candidate, you’ll access free online self-paced training and a free exam for CC, our premier entry-level certification.

If you do have the experience, earning the CC is a great way to become familiar with (ISC)² exam formats before you sit for the SSCP.

(ISC)² Certificates

(ISC)² Security Administration and Operations Certificates prove have a big picture view to secure the system with the broad knowledge and skills to install, administer and troubleshoot security solutions.

(ISC)² Security Operations Skill-Builders

Be the front line of defense with (ISC)² Security Operations Skill-Builders, created by industry experts and available now on demand. Grow what you know and earn CPE credits with short-format learning designed to fit your busy schedule.

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