101 Blockchains - Certified Blockchain Security Expert



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30/9/2024 (Monday)


This accelerated Certified Blockchain Security Expert (CBSE) certification is an innovative professional credential in the field of blockchain security. The CBSE certification is suitable for professionals who want to enhance their knowledge of blockchain security basics, alongside practical implications of blockchain threats and risks.

101 Blockchains created the CBSE certification as a credible addition to the portfolio of any security expert in the blockchain arena. Learners taking the CBSE certification training course will gain valuable knowledge of blockchain threat modelling and security assessments, alongside expanding their expertise in designing and developing secure distributed applications.

If you want to become a blockchain security expert, the CBSE certification offers the right set of skills and knowledge you need to achieve success.

In just 2 days, you’ll learn Blockchain introduction and structure, and Blockchain cryptography basics. You’ll also learn:

  • Threat modelling in blockchain Security in consensus algorithms
  • Security of blockchain nodes and network and Smart contract security
  • Blockchain system testing Enterprise blockchain platform security

At the end of this course, you’ll achieve your Certified Blockchain Security Expert (CBSE) certification.

Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get certified at twice the speed of the traditional training and get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal for:

  • Software Architects & Engineers
  • Software Developers & IT Managers
  • Enterprise & Cloud Architects
  • CIOs & IT Managers
  • Blockchain Developers
  • People who are beginners in blockchain technologies and want to learn more about the mechanisms and best practices for security in blockchain-based solutions.
  • People who are blockchain developers, architect, or engineer looking for an effective way to boost your skills in safeguarding blockchain-based systems.
  • People who are interested in pursuing the role of an enterprise blockchain security expert as your long-term career choice.


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.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study


Module 1: Introduction to the Blockchain

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Blockchain Basics
  • Lesson 2: Structure of the Blockchain
  • Lesson 3: The Blockchain’s Blocks
  • Lesson 4: The “Chains” of the Blockchain Summary
  • Interactive Exercise

Module 2: Threat Modelling for the Blockchain

  • Introduction Lesson 1: Benefits of Threat Modelling for Cybersecurity
  • Lesson 2: The Multi-Layered Blockchain Ecosystem
  • Lesson 3: Introduction to the STRIDE Threat Modelling Framework
  • Lesson 4: Building a Blockchain Threat Model
  • Summary
  • Interactive Exercise

Module 3: Fundamentals Blockchain Cryptography

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Fundamentals of Blockchain Cryptography
  • Lesson 2: Introduction to Public Key Cryptography
  • Lesson 3: Public Key Cryptography in the Blockchain
  • Lesson 4: Security of Public Key Cryptography
  • Lesson 5: Introduction to Hash Functions
  • Lesson 6: Hash Functions in the Blockchain
  • Lesson 7: Security of Hash Functions Summary Interactive Exercise

Module 4: Consensus Algorithm Security

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Blockchain Consensus Algorithms
  • Lesson 2: Introduction to Proof of Work
  • Lesson 3: Attacking Proof of Work
  • Lesson 4: Introduction to Proof of Stake
  • Lesson 5: Attacking Proof of Stake Summary Interactive Exercise

Module 5: Blockchain Node and Network Security

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Implementing the Blockchain
  • Lesson 2: Attacking Blockchain Nodes
  • Lesson 3: Attacking Blockchain Networks
  • Summary
  • Interactive Exercise

 Module 6: Smart Contract Security

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Smart Contract Security
  • Lesson 2: General Programming Vulnerabilities
  • Lesson 3: Blockchain-Specific Vulnerabilities
  • Lesson 4: Platform-Specific Vulnerabilities
  • Summary
  • Interactive Exercise

Module 7: Testing Blockchain Systems

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Blockchain Testing
  • Lesson 2: Architectural Considerations
  • Lesson 3: Design Considerations
  • Lesson 4: Implementation Errors
  • Summary
  • Interactive Exercise

Module 8: Enterprise Blockchain Security

  • Introduction
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Enterprise Blockchain Platforms
  • Lesson 2: Introduction to Corda
  • Lesson 3: Corda Security Considerations
  • Lesson 4: Introduction to Hyperledger
  • Lesson 5: Hyperledger Security Considerations
  • Summary
  • Interactive Exercise

Exam Track

At the end of this accelerated course, you’ll achieve your Certified Blockchain Security Expert (CBSE) Certification.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.


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