Professional Certification

The CMDSP certification is designed to focus on Mobile Devices and Mobile Device Management. CMDSP provides mobile device security professionals with the knowledge to address technical and security challenges involved in deploying and running an enterprise mobile device environment.

Take your first step in becoming CMDSP certified and download the free Candidate Handbook.

The Certification:

A Credentialed Mobile Device Security Professional (CMDSP) is an experienced professional who is an expert in managing mobile devices so that their enterprise can use this technology securely without exposing the organization to vulnerabilities. A CMDSP certification demonstrates the mobile device security professional’s knowledge of the following:

  • ● Managing device types and platforms in an enterprise environment.
  • ● Competency with Mobile Operating Systems, such as Apple’s iOS and Android OS.
  • ● Mobile Connectivity and Networks
  • ● Enterprise Mobility Management Strategy

For more information on the CMDSP certification, download the CMDSP Candidate Brochure

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? The CMDSP certification demonstrates the mobile device security professional’s ability to understand both in-depth mobile device technical and policy knowledge.

  • ● Certification confirms your commitment to your profession
  • ● CMDSP is a career differentiator, with enhanced credibility and marketability
  • ● Mobile security is an in-demand skill, Verizon’s 2018 Mobile Security Index, found that 61% of companies are increasing their mobile security budgets
Why Certify?
Step by Step:
  • STEP ONE: Download and Review the Candidate Handbook

The Candidate Handbook provides detailed information on the CMDSP examination, sample questions, and links to valuable resource materials.

STEP TWO: Establish Eligibility

To be eligible for the CMDSP examination, a candidate must have a minimum of 3 years (6,000 hours) of general IT work experience, of which 2 years (4,000 hours) must be mobile device security specific experience.


A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a computer science (or similar IT related discipline) plus two years (4,000) hours of mobile device security specific experience.

  • STEP THREE: Study

The candidate can choose to self-study, by filling out the CMDSP Application and paying the $395 (USD) Application Fee. Within 3-5 business days candidate will receive an Authorization to Test and the comprehensive Pupil Study Guide.


Take a class at one of CMDSP’s Authorized Training Centers (ATCs). Candidates will gain valuable knowledge and prepare for the CMDSP Exam with classes offered through one of CMDSP’s valued partner organizations. Training includes the Pupil Study Guide, CMDSP Application Fee, and two days of extensive training by industry experts.

  • STEP FOUR: Take the Exam

Once the candidate has confirmed eligibility and completed the training, they will be sent information on taking the CMDSP examination at one of over 1,000 test centers worldwide. Candidates will have one-year from the time they receive the Authorization to Test to take the exam. There will be an additional fee of $125 paid to the exam proctor organization. Upon successful completion of the CMDSP examination the certification will be valid for 3 years.

Candidate Handbook

Your first step in becoming CMDSP certified is to download the free CMDSP Candidate Handbook. This provides detailed information on the certification requirements, the exam, and self-study references. Complete the below form and the Candidate Handbook will immediately be available.

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Applying for the CMDSP Credential

If you would like to become a CMDSP, please fill out the CMDSP application form.