Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner (CIoTSP)

The Internet of Things is not limited to connected consumer devices such as intelligent thermostats and wearables. As IoT evolves into much larger-scale business applications in healthcare, manufacturing, and virtually every industry imaginable, a general understanding of the technologies, tools, and methods that comprise IoT is more important than ever. CIoTSP – Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner is intended for practitioners seeking to demonstrate a vendor-neutral, cross-industry skillset capable of designing, implementing, operating, and/or managing a secure IoT ecosystem. It is a comprehensive certification designed to validate that individuals in a variety of job functions have a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts and components of an IoT system.

AIBM has a “learn to ace” philosophy, and our team consists of professional and expert educators who ensure that your abilities and skills are enhanced by effectively acquiring course-specific knowledge. Our experts will validate the knowledge required to secure network environments for IoT devices, analyze vulnerabilities, and determine reasonable controls against threats during this exclusive, intensive training course.

Certification Program Objectives:

  • Present a lifecycle-spanning strategy for managing IoT security and data privacy.
  • Identify and remediate IoT security vulnerabilities through a combination of hands-on exercises and case studies.
  • Apply effective and productive strategies for risk management, data security throughout its entire lifecycle, data privacy protection, and ensuring that only authorized users can access IoT resources.
  • Manage risks associated with device firmware and software, and protect IoT devices from direct physical and network access.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CIoTSP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Materials Provided:

  • Presentation slides
  • Study references


Upon successful completion of the CIoTSP training, participants will receive a “Certified Internet of Things Security Practitioner” certificate.

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals seeking to enhance their privacy and security-related IoT skills and knowledge.
  • Individuals who are motivated to develop vendor-neutral, cross-industry knowledge are able to design, implement, and administer IoT systems in accordance with this knowledge.
  • Those wishing to advance their career prospects in technology and IoT systems.

Course Outline: 

  • Managing the risks of IoT
  • Build-in security by design by mapping the IoT attack surface
  • Web and cloud interface security
  • Identification of IoT web and cloud interface threats
  • Prevent injection errors
  • Avoid session management and cross-site scripting errors
  • Discard Cross-Site Request Forgery Flaws
  • Prevent illegitimate redirects and forwards
  • Data security essentials and usage techniques
  • Use cryptography appropriately to protect data in motion, data at rest, and data in use
  • Controlling IoT resource access
  • Determine the need for IoT resource protection
  • Use secure authentication and authorization
  • Implement IoT system security monitoring
  • IoT network security
  • Ensure the security of internet protocol (IP) networks
  • Make wireless network security a priority
  • Maintain mobile network security and security of IoT edge networks
  • Ensuring privacy
  • Enhance data collection to alleviate privacy concerns
  • Safeguard sensitive data
  • Sensitive data management
  • Managing the risks of software and firmware
  • Manage various potential software risks
  • Manage the risks of software patches and updates
  • Physical security promotion
  • Safeguard local memory and storage