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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 64,911 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.53% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:
"The format of the training is great - the idea of getting away from work and family allows for better focus."
Peter Callaghan, Engie. - (ISC)2 SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner (5 days) (11/9/2017 to 15/9/2017)
"Very comfortable environment with the ease of hotel onsite.
Facilities at training Centre are fantastic!"
Lorna Howard, M&G investments. - (ISC)2 SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner (5 days) (11/9/2017 to 15/9/2017)
"Really knowledgeable and experienced instructor with great facilities."
Colin Rumsam, Digital Pathways Ltd. - (ISC)2 SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner (5 days) (11/9/2017 to 15/9/2017)
"Following my week of intensive instruction at the Firebrand* I now have a greater appreciation of the formal aspects of IT Security. The week long course is hardwork and very rewarding. The staff at the Firebrand* were very helpful and the tutor both knowledgable and experienced in real-life IT Security application. "
J.E.. - (ISC)2 SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner (5 days) (8/8/2005 to 14/8/2005)
"Excellent place for focused studying. The only thing you have to worry about is to study and do good. Everything is taken care of by Firebrand*. My preferred choice for future training facilities."
anon. - (ISC)2 SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner (5 days) (18/4/2005 to 24/4/2005)
"This was the full packaged experience - lodging, food, training and test!"
Niranjan Kunwar, Invesco. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (4/9/2017 to 9/9/2017)
"Intensive, focused, professional with an eye for the students comfort and motivating nature. Top!"
Florian Vankuelen , Triveedis LG. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (4/9/2017 to 9/9/2017)
"Really great environment for committed learning!"
Jeff Fimari, Rod 58 LTd. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (4/9/2017 to 9/9/2017)
"Hassle free, well organised operation allowing total focus on the training at hand."
Andy Hunt, Capgemini. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (4/9/2017 to 9/9/2017)
"I'm glad to have had this training with Firebrand"
Abdulaziz Al-Enezi, ELM. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"The knowledge anyone will get from Firebrand is valuable and excellent for any Information Security Officer."
Mirah Ahmad, DEWA. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"I would recommend Firebrand to anyone who is looking for quality training!"
Ahmed Shahid, Dubai electricity and water authority. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"The best place to study and learn new things and expand your knowledge with the best practices."
Khaleed Al Memari, FDC. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"Ideal environment to learn without distraction."
Joyce Robertson, Standard Life Aberdeen. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"Firebrand are a well oiled machine.
There is no need to worry about anything as Firebrand have everything covered!
Jayson Dudley, Mazars LLP. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"6 x 14 hr days...far more than other CISSP courses
EXAM READY - unlike other CISSP courses"
Paul Thomas, MOD. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (21/8/2017 to 27/8/2017)
"High quality materials with a clearly knowledgeable instructor made for a thorough learning experience.
Abdel Hamid Chachi, Insitute of Applied Technology. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (17/7/2017 to 23/7/2017)
"This is my 4th time and I will continue to come back!"
Steven Wright, Citrix. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (17/7/2017 to 23/7/2017)
"Thank you for everything. Thanks for a wonderful enjoyable experience!"
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (17/7/2017 to 23/7/2017)
"Brilliant instructor, brilliant training provider "
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (17/7/2017 to 23/7/2017)
"The instructor's knowledge and experience were invaluable, always ready to explain further, a great sense of humour and kept the pace of the course at the right tempo.
Firebrand staff - first class; no job to big or too small, really helpful."
Paul Stubbs. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (26/6/2017 to 1/7/2017)
"This is the best way to succeed in certification and qualification training in a very short space of time."
Anonymous - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (26/6/2017 to 1/7/2017)
"Best value for money and your time, you will be train and certified in time specified. Learning is geared towards giving you insight into the subject and also focuses on getting you certified."
Imran Akhter. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (26/6/2017 to 1/7/2017)
"Always a good experience with Firebrand, a totally immersive learning environment perfectly suited to learning new skills. Instructors are knowledgeable and always available, no matter what time of day or night!"
Kris Dunn. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (26/6/2017 to 1/7/2017)
"good week and got the certification eta the end of it :)"
JJ Philips. - (ISC)2 CISSP-ISSAP (4 days) (26/6/2017 to 29/6/2017)
"At the age of 60 I decided to take CISSP just to prove to my colleagues that I did know what I was talking about. fortunately I passed.
At the age of 61 I passed CCSP and now at the age of 62 Im taking ISSAP fingers crossed"
Anonymous - (ISC)2 CISSP-ISSAP (4 days) (26/6/2017 to 29/6/2017)
"Whole week was well organised and run. Would recommend to anyone without hesitation. "
Kevin Vigar, Arqiva. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (19/6/2017 to 25/6/2017)
"Firebrand offer a good way to get certified quickly. Its very intense and perhaps does not suit everyone. However the total immersion of a residential course is an excellent way to get through content quickly."
Tim Goldfield, Geek Guru Ltd. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (19/6/2017 to 25/6/2017)
"Firebrand Training brings focus, you are completely submersed in the training and it allows for dedicated training. The facility is secluded enough to ensure that there are no temptations to wonder away from study. Whilst it is not military training it is regimented enough to provide you with the best possible out come."
Stewart Taylor, Director and Owner of Taylormade Information Security Ltd. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (19/6/2017 to 25/6/2017)
"The location was exceptional and very conducive to learning. The instructors and support staff were knowledgeable, supportive and professional. The food wasnt bad either. "
Chris White. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (19/6/2017 to 25/6/2017)
"Doing courses at Firebrand is one of the best things that have happened in my life and career this year.
Rami Al Dhafiri, Boubyan Bank. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (15/5/2017 to 21/5/2017)
"Always a great experience. Excellent training and comfortable environment to pass my exam."
Stephen Cochrane, Mixed Up Logic Ltd. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (24/4/2017 to 30/4/2017)
"For an intensive, challenging training course or professional certification, finding the right instructor and environment is critical, so thats why I chose Firebrand."
John Archer, N/A. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (24/4/2017 to 30/4/2017)
"Outstanding staff, dynamic instructors, and superb facilities make Firebrand an easy choice for my future training requirements."
Keith Price, US Army. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (24/4/2017 to 30/4/2017)
"With all today's time pressures, studying takes a back seat. Firebrand allows that concentrated study in an environment with all your needs catered for."
David Ramsbottom, AT&T. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (3/4/2017 to 8/4/2017)
"I came all the way across Canada and across the pond from Calgary to Wyboston for the CCSP training. Why? Because it works! This is the second time that I have been here. The reason why I came back was because of the quality of the training program and the experience and skills of the instructors and staff."
Grant Larsen, The City of Calgary. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (3/4/2017 to 8/4/2017)
"Excellent and focused training. Definitely, worthwhile to attend. Very knowledgeable and caring tutors. "
A.H. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (20/3/2017 to 26/3/2017)
"This is a very intensive course which for anyone pursuing a career in Information Security, is vital. The breadth of knowledge gained is invaluable."
Alan Coote. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (20/3/2017 to 26/3/2017)
"Firebrand is a fantastic provider of courses that gives relevant, effective training. On the CISSP Boot Camp, the instructors' experience was evident throughout and she used it to pass her knowledge on to us through relevant examples. If there was a misunderstanding, it was explained in another way until it was clear. The amount of information that was covered made me feel confident to take the CISSP the end of the week. I thoroughly recommend Firebrand and the CISSP Boot Camp to anyone who needs the training. The facilitators were also key in facilitating learning by taking care of any issues that students had - regardless of the size."
Alexander Wardlaw, Royal Air Force. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (20/3/2017 to 26/3/2017)
"Intense but concise training with the perfect level of detail to pass. Supplemented with some training material this course & facilities/ environment for learning are a winner."
Michael Roberts, Experian. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (13/2/2017 to 19/2/2017)
"I have a young family and dont have the time to study. I have just passed a CISSP thanks to this course. there is no other way I could have done so. "
Stuart Winter. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (13/2/2017 to 19/2/2017)
"One of the most intensive courses I have been on and it has been very positive and definitely worthwhile. Fantastic learning facility with awesome staff always willing to help. Nothing is too much!
From knowing very little to feeling confident in such a technical environment has added more value than just passing an exam.
I would recommend to anyone, just be willing to put as much effort in as Firebrand do and offer."
Phillip Richardson, Severn Trent PLC. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (16/1/2017 to 22/1/2017)
"Excellent training provider, knowledgeable friendly staff, good facilities."
John Airey. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (28/11/2016 to 4/12/2016)
"The Firebrand experience has been absolutely great from start to finish. I highly recommend it. All advice was essential in my success."
Andrea Cereghino, Intel. - (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) (6 days) (21/11/2016 to 26/11/2016)
"Firebrand from arrival to passing the exam were amazing and supportive all the way."
Richard Edwards, NA. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (7/11/2016 to 13/11/2016)
"Firebrand is a great place to get away from work distractions and immerse yourself in learning. Everyone is supportive and there to give you the best chance of passing the exam."
Rob OConnor, NTT Security. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (7/11/2016 to 13/11/2016)
"Professional well run course. Excellent teacher."
C.M. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (7/11/2016 to 13/11/2016)
"Great course, the instructor used real world scenarios to make the content and subject come alive"
S.G, Tesco. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (7/11/2016 to 13/11/2016)
"Fantastic boot camp. Great place to really focus, train..and pass the exam! Our trainer gave it 100%, lots of energy, extremely knowledgeable and invested in our success."
Tom , Gatwick Airport. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (7/11/2016 to 13/11/2016)
"Fantastic tutor. Fantastic training support staff. Training venue very good. Helpful, caring, supportive and dedicated to providing the best service they can!
The course was well put together and the tutor very well versed in the subject , and able to drill down to in-depth levels where required."
Philip Blythe, Safran. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (7 days) (7/11/2016 to 13/11/2016)
The goal of this five-day accelerated SSCP course is to provide IT and information security professionals with a fully-immersed, zero-distraction, all-inclusive SSCP training and certification experience. You'll develop the expertise to tackle the operational demands and responsibilities of a security practitioner, including authentication, security testing, intrusion detection/prevention, incident response and recovery, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, malicious code countermeasures, and more.
SSCP Certification was designed to recognise an international standard for practitioners of information security [IS] and understanding of a Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). It focuses on practices, roles and responsibilities as defined by experts from major IS industries. Certification can enhance an IS career and provide added credibility.
Your SSCP course encompasses the (ISC)2 SSCP CBK Review Seminar, intense hands-on instruction, on-site examination delivery, meals, and accommodation.
SSCP accreditation provides information security personnel and their employers with international credibility. It also gives their employers a reliable measure of professional competence.
The key advantage of authorised (ISC)2 Institute Training is fundamental: The institute's goal is to provide an extensive overview of the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), the compendium of information security practices and standards compiled and continually updated by (ISC)2 and used as the basis for the SSCP exam.
You will access exclusive benefits as Firebrand Training are an authorised (ISC)2 host partner. Only authorised (ISC)2 host partners:
This accelerated training course is designed for those with proven technical skills and practical, hands-on security knowledge in operational IT roles. The SSCP is ideal for those working in or towards positions such as, but not limited to:
Firebrand Training has been named as “Highest Performing Affiliate of the Year – EMEA” by (ISC)2. The major security association helps companies recognise organisations and individuals who are knowledgeable in security through the CISSP, CSSLP and SSCP certifications.
Firebrand Training is an Authorised Provider of (ISC)2 certifications. W. Hord Tipton, Executive Director of (ISC)2, stated: “This award represents Firebrand as the top performer for (ISC)2...for the EMEA region.”
(ISC)2 is an international, non-profit membership association built for security professionals. When you certify, you’ll become a member of (ISC)². As a member, you’ll join a global network of 125,000+ and get access to an array of exclusive resources, tools and peer-to-peer networking opportunities, conference and event discounts.
Become a member by earning one of (ISC)2’s gold standard certifications. Contact us to find out more.
Information security professionals invest substantially in information assets, including technology, architecture and process. But how can protection of these assets be ensured? Only through the strengths of the professionals in charge.
Industry standards, ethics and certification of IS professionals and practitioners becomes critical to ensuring a higher standard for security is achieved. (ISC)2, as the only not-for-profit consortium charged with maintaining, administering and certifying IS professionals in the Common Body of Knowledge [CBK], is the premier resource for IS professionals worldwide.
When you have certified personnel on staff, your company is operating at a known level of professional competency. Your risks are lowered and your liabilities decreased. Customers and investors are assured that your company can protect their investment. SSCPs have demonstrated their extensive knowledge of security administration. They have the ability to implement and maintain highly secure systems and to respond quickly to problems and violations. They reduce your risks and limit potential reputation, financial and business losses.
SSCP certification reduces training costs, as well by identifying highly qualified individuals for your security positions; people that can train and mentor your staff and improve their security awareness. A company-mandated certification program improves employee morale by creating a consistent career path that guarantees an employee's skills will remain current. It also improves your ability to attract and retain a highly competent staff.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
This course covers the seven domains contained in the SSCP Common Body of Knowledge. Delivered in the following order:
Understand the different Access Control systems and how they should be implemented to protect the system and data using the different levels of confidentiality, integrity, and availability
Understand the processes necessary for working with management and information owners, custodians, and users so that proper data classifications are defined. This will ensure the proper handling of all hard copy and electronic information as it is applied by the Security Operations and Administration
The Risk Identification, Monitoring, and Analysis Domain identifies the how to identify, measure, and control losses associated with adverse events. You will review, analyze, select, and evaluate safeguards for mitigating risk
Identify how to handle Incident Response and Recovery using consistent, applies approaches including the use of the Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) concepts in order to mitigate damages, recover business operations, and avoid critical business interruption; and emergency response and post-disaster recovery
Identify and differentiate key cryptographic concepts and how to apply them, implement secure protocols, key management concepts, key administration and validation, and Public Key Infrastructure as it applies to securing communications in the presence of third parties
Define and identify the Networks and Communications Security needed to secure network structure, data transmission methods, transport formats, and the security measures used to maintain integrity, availability, authentication, and confidentiality of the information being transmitted
The Systems and Application Security section identifies and defines technical and non-technical attacks and how an organization can protect itself from these attacks including the concepts in endpoint device security, cloud infrastructure security, securing big data systems, and securing virtual environments.
You will sit the SSCP exam on site as part of the course. Covered by your certification guarantee.
Upon passing the exam, you will be required to have your application endorsed before the certification can be awarded. (ISC)2 provide an endorsement form via their website for this purpose.
You must become certified, or an associate of (ISC)2, within 9 months of exam completion. Failure to do so will require you to retake the exam in order to be come certified.
Also, recertification is required every three years, to maintain the certification, by meeting all of the (ISC)2 SSCP renewal requirements.
The SSCP Accelerated Course encompasses the (ISC)2 SSCP CBK Review Seminar, intense hands-on instruction, tailored pre-reading materials, on-site examination delivery, meals, and accommodations. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
The official (ISC)2 SSCP CBK Review Seminar (Student Handbook).
Firebrand Training utilises the official (ISC)2 copyrighted training materials for the program delivery. These materials have been derived from extensive work from SSCPs, CISSPs, (ISC)2 Instructors, and Subject Matter Experts in developing material and presentation.
Accommodation is provided for you in a modern, en-suite bedroom - making studying comfortable and convenient. Breakfasts, lunches, dinner, fresh-brewed coffee, and ample snacks and beverages are provided throughout the day.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodation and vendor exam fees.
The SSCP examinations are delivered at our site - with (ISC)2 approval.
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.
There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.
Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
There are currently no formal prerequisites to attend the SSCP course. Though it is recommended that delegates have some knowledge of other IT domains, including a basic working knowledge of network technologies. The CompTIA Security+ certification, while not required, would also be beneficial.
In order to attain the SSCP certification, delegates require a minimum of one year’s cumulative paid full-time work experience in one or more of the seven domains covered in the SSCP CBK. Valid experience includes information systems security-related work performed, or work that requires information security knowledge and involves direct application of that knowledge.
If you do not have the required experience, you may still sit for the exam and become an Associate of (ISC)2 until you have gained the required experience.
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.
Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.