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. Students 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.
Candidates will have a 60 day period to complete the exam. Candidates will have one attempt at each exam; each exam is timed.
- NIST Special Publication 800-163 – Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications
- SP 800-124 Rev. 1- Guidelines for Managing the Security of Mobile Devices in the Enterprise
- 45 CFR Parts 160, 162, and 164: HIPAA Administrative Simplification Regulation Text (as amended through March 26, 2013)
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services guidance U.S Department of Health and Human Services covered entity and business associate guidance
Candidates must possess at least 3 Years relevant experience in mobile security in order to obtain the Certified Expert certificate. Those that pass the test, but do not possess the requisite experience, will be awarded the Certified Expert Associate certificate. Once the required experience is achieved, they may resubmit for the Certified Expert certificate.
Renewal: Each certification must be renewed annually; requiring 20 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and payment of a $75 certification renewal fee.
If the exam is successfully completed prior to 2017, the candidate is considered a CCE Program Early Adopter. As a thank you, all early adopters will have their annual PDC requirement and annual fee waived on their first anniversary.
Additional details regarding PDC and renewal fee submission will be sent to all early adopters early 2017.
Once you have successfully passed the test with a 70% grade, you can obtain your certificate by submitting proof that you meet the requirements (resume or other documentation) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once the requirements are verified, you will receive your certificate by email and a paper copy will be mailed to your physical address. (Please include your current physical address with your submission).
Experience Documentation Audits: All submissions are subject to an audit.
Each submission has a 30-day audit window from the date of submission. If your submission is selected for an audit, you will be notified via email within this window. The audit notification provides detailed information on how to comply with the terms of the audit.