Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner (CIoTSP) Certification
The CertNexus Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner (CIoTSP) certification is proof that the candidate has the knowledge, skills, and abilities to secure network environments for IoT devices, analyze vulnerabilities and determine reasonable controls against threats; and effectively monitor IoT devices and respond to incidents. The CIoTSP certification is designed for IoT practitioners who are looking forward to demonstrating a vendor-neutral, cross-industry skill set that will help them design, implement, operate, and/or manage a secure IoT ecosystem.
The CIoTSP certification exam objectives are as follows:
- Securing Data (14%)
- Securing IoT Portals (29%)
- Enhancing Physical Security (7%)
- Securing Network Services (14%)
- Securing Software/Firmware (10%)
- Addressing Privacy Concerns (12%)
- Implementing Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (14%)
Key skills measured in the CIoTSP certification exam:
- Implementing industry-standard security controls
- Identifying and categorizing common control types
- Building and implementing network technologies based on a given design
- Analyzing and validating designs for secure networks that support IoT devices
uCertify offers a study guide for the CIoTSP ITS-110 exam. The training course is designed to provide complete coverage of the ITS-110 exam objectives with real-world scenarios.
Requirements for the Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner (CIoTSP) Certification
There are no formal prerequisites to register for and schedule an exam, but CertNexus strongly recommends that the candidate should have an:
- Understanding of the IoT system/software development life cycle.
- Understanding of common IoT safety and risk management approaches.
- Understanding of common IoT security and privacy threats and countermeasures.
- Understanding of the fundamental benefits and challenges of securing IoT systems.
- Understanding of an IoT ecosystem, including the physical elements, edge/fog computing elements, network and connectivity elements, cloud and cloud platform elements, and the applications and “Things” within various market sectors.