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CertNexus - Certified IoT Security Practitioner | CIoTSP



Only 2 Days



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28/9/2020 (Monday)


On this accelerated CertNexus Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner (CIoTSP) course, you’ll learn how to design, implement and manage a secure Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.

In just 2 days, you’ll build the skills you need to secure your business’ network environment and IoT devices. After sitting exam ITS-110 at the end of the course, you’ll be able to analyse any vulnerabilities that could lead to cyber threats and attacks to your business.

You’ll also learn how to:

  • Use a risk management approach to reduce IoT security risks
  • Maintain the privacy of users whilst collecting data
  • Choose approaches that improve physical security of IoT devices and networks

This course is ideal for you if you’re a network administrator, software development engineer, cyber security analyst or database developer. If you’re interested in establishing a secure IoT network in your business, you will benefit from the skills gained on this accelerated course.

You’ll train at twice the speed and in a distraction-free environment through Firebrand’s unique Lecture | Lab | Review methodology. In just 3 days, you’ll achieve your certification and return to the office certified.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 75892 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business


Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam on the course and return home certified
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


Module 1: Managing IoT risks

  • 1.1. Map the IoT attack surface
  • 1.2. Build-in security by design

Module 2: Securing web and cloud interfaces

  • 2.1. Identify threats to IoT web and cloud interfaces
  • 2.2. Prevent injection flaws
  • 2.3. Prevent session management flaws
  • 2.4. Prevent cross-site scripting flaws
  • 2.5. Prevent cross-site request forgery flaws
  • 2.6. Prevent invalidated redirects and forwards

Module 3: Securing data

  • 3.1. Use cryptography appropriately
  • 3.2. Protect data in motion
  • 3.3. Protect data at rest
  • 3.4.Protect data in use

Module 4: Controlling access to IoT resources

  • 4.1. Identify the need to protect IoT resources
  • 4.2. Implement secure authentication
  • 4.3. Implement secure authorisation
  • 4.4. Implement security monitoring on IoT systems

Module 5: Securing IoT networks

  • 5.1. Ensure the security of IP networks
  • 5.2. Ensure the security of wireless networks
  • 5.3. Ensure the security of mobile networks
  • 5.4. Ensure the security of IoT edge networks

Module 6: Ensuring privacy

  • 6.1. Improve data collection to reduce privacy concerns
  • 6.2. Protect sensitive data
  • 6.3. Dispose of sensitive data

Module 7: Managing software and firmware risks

  • 7.1. Manage general software risks
  • 7.2. Manage risks related to software installation and configuration
  • 7.3. Manage risks related to software patches and updates
  • 7.4. Manage risks related to IoT device firmware

Module 8: Promoting physical security

  • 8.1. Protect local memory and storage
  • 8.2. Prevent physical port access

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • CertNexus Certified IoT Security Practitioner
    • Exam number: ITS-110
    • Exam format: Multiple choice/multiple response
    • Exam duration: 2 hours
    • Number of questions: 100
    • Passing score: 60%
    • Domains:
      • 1. Securing IoT portals (29%)
      • 2. Implementing authenticiation, authorisation and accounting (14%)
      • 3. Securing network services (14%)
      • 4. Securing data (14%)
      • 5. Addressing privacy concerns (12%)
      • 6. Securing software/firmware (10%)
      • 7. Enhancing physical security (7%)

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. 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 (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


Before attending this course, you'll benefit from possessing CertNexus' Certified Internet of Things (IoT) Practitioner, Exam ITP-110, as it will certify your understanding of an IoT ecosystem.

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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"Course was very good, I liked the analogies given to explain complex networking areas it really helped. The instructor was very good at bringing information to a level everyone could understand and then further on that. "
Ewan jamieson, Mr. (17/2/2020 (Monday) to 22/2/2020 (Saturday))

"Knowledgeable, well spoken and relatable instructor. The instructor explained difficult concepts clearly and provided good examples to help us understand the material. He also discussed real-world examples to help solidify how the concepts are applied in the field. There were a few technical issues with the remote learning and remote labs, but overall a great experience, especially so when considering the current situation with COVID-19."
JE, Mitchells & Butlers. (4/5/2020 (Monday) to 7/5/2020 (Thursday))

"I would highly recommend taking up a course with Firebrand because the way the course is delivered is very helpful and useful for someone who either has no knowledge or some knowledge. The instructors do everything they can to ensure everyone is learning and is always on hand to help anyone who is struggling with anything. Everyone on the course is also very helpful and in the same position as they want to learn to. So there is not just the instructor but the class as a whole to assist. The facility is very nice and I will definitely be coming back for any future courses I attend. "
CP, Innovate Ltd. (4/5/2020 (Monday) to 7/5/2020 (Thursday))

"Firebrand have very passionate instructors."
Anonymous (4/5/2020 (Monday) to 7/5/2020 (Thursday))

"Extremely useful course, detailed understanding and trainer had good grasp on the information and was able to explain it in different ways to help our understanding and help us to relate this to our own working environment."
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