5 Essential Mobility and Mobile Security Certifications

5 Essential Mobility and Mobile Security Certifications

One of the best ways to show expertise in enterprise mobility and mobile security is to earn a few certifications. Several organizations offer mobility certifications that either focus on mobile security knowledge or a general overview of mobility expertise. Below, we’ve listed five essential certifications for any IT engineer or administrator that focuses on managing mobile devices.

Is your business considering deploying a mobility management platform? Our free 2020 Buyer’s Guide contains profiles on the top vendors in the mobility management field and their key features and functions. It also lists questions you should ask yourself and prospective vendors before you choose a solution.

Aruba Certified Mobility Expert (ACMX)

COST: $1200

“This certification tests your ability to design and configure an enterprise Aruba WLAN deployment using AOS 8.3 and aspects common to enterprise customer deployments. Candidates prove their ability to design solutions that include AirWave, L2/L3 infrastructure, WLANs (including MultiZone) and Guest provisioning, design networks around colorless ports and experience with voice applications including knowledge of optimization of UCC, video, and multicast in Aruba environments.”

Learn more about this certification here.


Certified Expert Mobile Security Professional (CEMP)

COST: $350

“Upon successful completion of this exam a candidate will have the ability to demonstrate how data being used by an app should be secured, the environment in which an app will be deployed, and the acceptable level of risk for an app. The candidate will demonstrate the app vetting process in detail. Candidate’s will also understand the development of system threat models for mobile devices and the resources that are accessed through the mobile devices. Additionally, the candidate ​will gain a high level of knowledge of the transactions and code set standards, identifier standards, privacy rule, security rule, enforcement rule, and breach notification rule as stated in the HIPAA administrative simplification regulations.​”

Learn more about this certification here.


Credentialed Mobile Device Security Professional (CMDSP)

COST: $395

“We offer the CMDSP certification, which attests to the professional’s high level of Skill, Knowledge, and Experience in securing and managing mobile devices. CMDSP is the certification for the experienced Mobile Device Security Professional, with a strong dedication to supporting the secure and compliant use of mobile technology.”

Learn more about this certification here.

If you want to learn more about how you can protect your company’s mobile devices, you should check out our Mobility Management Buyer’s Guide. We profile the top vendors in the mobility management field, list their key capabilities, and note our Bottom Line for each.

GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst (GMOB)

COST: $1999

“The GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst (GMOB) certification ensures that people charged with protecting systems and networks know how to properly secure mobile devices that are accessing vital information. GMOB certification holders have demonstrated knowledge about assessing and managing mobile device and application security, as well as mitigating against malware and stolen devices.”

Learn more about this certification here.


VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility 2020 (VCP-DTM 2020)

COST: $4500

“VMware Desktop and Mobility certifications are designed to gauge your level of skill designing, installing, and managing a VMware Horizon with View environment deployed on a VMware vSphere implementation. The VCP-DTM 2020 certification validates a candidate’s skills in performing in-depth configuration and management of VMware Horizon 7.5 environments. This industry leading certification proves that VCP-DTM 2020 earners can securely deliver personalized virtual desktops, applications, and online services to end-users.”

Learn more about this certification here.


Looking for more info on the benefits of mobility management for your company’s mobile devices? You should check out our free 2020 Mobility Management Buyer’s Guide. We profile the top vendors in the mobility management field, their key capabilities, and our Bottom Line for each.

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Daniel Hein

Dan is a tech writer who writes about Enterprise Cloud Strategy and Network Monitoring for Solutions Review. He graduated from Fitchburg State University with a Bachelor's in Professional Writing. You can reach him at dhein@solutionsreview.com
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