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Social Media Security Professional, powered by CompTIA (SMSP)

This vendor-neutral Certification is Offered By:
Ultimate Knowledge Institute (UKI)
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Phone: 888.677.5696
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Skill Level: Foundation                          Status: Pending

Low Cost: Not available               

Summary:
For individuals who have knowledge of social networking channels and the risks these pose on the security posture of an organization. SMSPs can anticipate attacks and guard sensitive information from social media hackers, and, in the event of a breach, have tools to quickly respond to security incidents.

Initial Requirements:
You must have 1 year of verifiable cybersecurity work experience and pass the SMSP exam. You must also submit an application and pay a $50 application fee. Corresponding training is available, but also has the 1-year work experience requirement as a prerequisite. The exam consists of 65 questions and has a 90 minute time limit. Exam topics include:

Knowledge Domain 1: Social Media Theory and Principles
Knowledge Domain 2: Social Media Technical Composition
Knowledge Domain 3: Social Media Risks
Knowledge Domain 4: Social Media Security & Incident Response
Knowledge Domain 5: Social Media Management

Continuing Requirements:
Certification is valid for 3 years. To renew it, you have two options:

1. Pass the current version of the SMSP certification exam

2. Complete continuing education credits (15 per year minimum and at least 50 over the 3-year period) and pay a continuing education program fee of $40.


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