CompTIA Social Media Security Professional (SMSP) - Only 2 Days

Seven reasons why you should sit your SMSP course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be SMSP certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be SMSP trained in record time
  2. Our SMSP course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass SMSP first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more SMSP. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn SMSP faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying SMSP with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 64,889 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study SMSP courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Think you are ready for the course? Take a FREE practice test to assess your knowledge!

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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 64,889 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.53% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:



"I really enjoy training at Firebrand Training. The trainers are top notch. Everyone makes you feel really welcome and at ease. The training is tough but worth it! I got all my certifications from this course first time, and it was all down to my Trainer. He really helped me learn new techniques in IT, especially when it comes to sub netting. He has help me develop my IT knowledge and now its time to put it to practice in the real world"
Timothy Farmer, Utilita Energy. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (11/9/2017 to 17/9/2017)

"I was given the time needed to focus without distractions from work and family."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (30/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)

"My Trainer was very supportive and helpful. I really learned a lot from him. Thank you all."
Norah Alhussain, SABB. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (30/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)

"Second time here at Firebrand and it lived up to the first time! Excellent facilities, instructors and just a fantastic place to learn and certify."
J.W.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (30/8/2017 to 1/9/2017)

"This was my first time at Firebrand and I was blown away by how friendly the staff are, how excellent the facilities are and just how well run everything is. My instructor was fantastic and went above and beyond just delivering the course content with answering questions and providing useful anecdotes. Will definitely be coming back!"
J.W.. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (11/8/2017 to 13/8/2017)

"Really useful and extremely friendly."
N.M.. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (10/7/2017 to 16/7/2017)

"This is my second visit to the training centre and I have found that on both occasions, the training has been well paced and easy to understand. Would highly recommend to anyone."
James Elmer, BMPA. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"The course was great. Lots of information to take in,but the pace was definitely manageable. Gareth was friendly and answered any questions asked! Food is also a bonus! I would 100% recommend that anyone doing these courses does the pre-reading as it was massively helpful to do this. Rather than having to learn everything on the course which would have been full-on, you could use the course to fill in any holes in your knowledge."
Kristian Ward, Switch Networks. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"I really enjoyed my course at Firebrand. The instructor really knew his stuff and delivered all the content in a quick and easy to understand manner."
Tom Baker, Merlin Entertainments. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"Very good, lots of information, good structure to the course."
Andrew M.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"The instructor was a CompTIA Guru, he knew tons about SEC+/N+ and the computers in the room were the best. Food was good also."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"Really good teacher and makes the lesson and material interesting and easy to follow."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (28/6/2017 to 30/6/2017)

"I've found the training at Firebrand to be extremely useful and have been able to appreciate the help and support from the staff at Firebrand. My days here have been well structured and knowledge filled. I would definitely consider any future training I may do, to be done at Firebrand. "
R.H, Computer-eyez. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (8/5/2017 to 14/5/2017)

"I've learnt a lot in the four days of being at Firebrand. I have learnt more in these past few days than I did in a period of weeks during my time at school. Looking forward to the next course!"
M.E, Alcom Computing . - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (8/5/2017 to 11/5/2017)

"Each time I've come for training the teaching has been great as well as the overall support from the instructors."
Jon Hanley, shadowfax. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/5/2017 to 5/5/2017)

"The Sec+ training course was really interesting and intense. I definitely recommend Firebrand Training!"
E.F. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (3/5/2017 to 5/5/2017)

"The courses were very short and sweet, got to the exam phase very quickly with a good understanding of the content."
S.M. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (24/4/2017 to 30/4/2017)

"This is my third time going to the Firebrand Training centre and it is still a wonderful experience to learn and increase your knowledge in IT"
R.M, Reliance ACSN. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (18/4/2017 to 20/4/2017)

"Time and attention to the setup, delivery and detail put in was excellent! It was very well delivered - In simple terms when needed, right through to an exceptional level of detail. Very pleased overall."
Phillip Richardson, Severn Trent. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (10/4/2017 to 12/4/2017)

"Very good course with good coursework and the instructor gave very good examples to help students with their understanding. "
Mark Cohen. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (10/4/2017 to 12/4/2017)

"A good interesting course, well paced and a good instructor who conveyed her knowledge to the class very well."
Mark Cohen, Civil Service. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (27/3/2017 to 29/3/2017)

"Firebrand was fantastic. The tutors were all incredibly friendly. My tutor took the time to ensure all peers understood the learning, even to the point of staying behind to explain things. I would definitely recommend to friends and work colleagues. "
Rosie Gillies, Mtech. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (13/3/2017 to 19/3/2017)

"Absolutely brilliant, second time here cant wait to come back. The instructor was excellent, would definitely recommend to anyone interested!!"
Jamie Howard, Watchfinder&co. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (22/2/2017 to 24/2/2017)

"Firebrand has helped me further develop my knowledge and have shown me how deep the world of IT can really get. I feel that even if I didn't take everything in, I am definitely leaving with greater knowledge. Firebrand were serious when they said "accelerated learning" be prepared to take in a whole heap of information."
Sam Carter, Cogeco Peer 1. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (6/2/2017 to 12/2/2017)

"A great learning experience, great tutor and has given me confidence in my ability. Highly recommend!"
Ben Hunter, NHS CPFT. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (6/2/2017 to 9/2/2017)

"Firebrand has allowed me to develop my core IT skills. From this I have gained more confidence in being able to tackle particular areas within IT and know which methods to put in place when troubleshooting an issue. "
A.B, Reliance Acsn. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (6/2/2017 to 9/2/2017)

"Quality, concise training and very personable trainer which creates a great accelerated learning environment."
Thomas McDonnell. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (13/1/2017 to 15/1/2017)

"Second time here at firebrand, and was just as good as the last, competent, friendly training, got through a huge amount of information in short order."
James Gill, Amicus Trust Ltd.. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (13/1/2017 to 15/1/2017)

"You learn an insane amount of knowledge in such little time and its great. Resources for the courses are very helpful and there is always someone to help if something is very confusing. "
O.K, Circuit Computers. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (9/1/2017 to 15/1/2017)

"Enjoyed my time at Firebrand, I have learnt so much in such a short space of time. Course content was good and well delivered. Thank you"
John Hudson. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (9/1/2017 to 15/1/2017)

"It's always great, as usual. Been here 5 times and the instructors here are lovely. They're very helpful and are there if you need them. A lot to learn and take away at the end"
M.A.S. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (19/12/2016 to 21/12/2016)

"Loved it."
C.O, Utilita. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (16/12/2016 to 18/12/2016)

"My time at Firebrand has been brilliant. They really mean it when they say "accelerated learning" managed to cover both books in 6 days. The instructor was the best teacher I have ever had. Will definitely be coming back. "
Jamie Howard, Watchfinder &Co. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (12/12/2016 to 18/12/2016)

"This training is amazing if you want to boost your IT knowledge and get qualifications quickly. The days are long and hard but if your willing to put the effort in then it is worth while. "
J.P, Fourteen IP . - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (12/12/2016 to 15/12/2016)

"Firebrand from start to finish was excellent, they catered for all your needs and our instructor was always available for extra support. All members of staff at Firebrand were very friendly and very welcoming. I look forward to coming back! "
Ryan Moore, CIL Management Consultants. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (14/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

"Great training, learnt a lot more than I have under any other medium. The training was intense but rewarding."
Liam Ridout, Infotech Solutions. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (14/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

"The people I've dealt with have been nothing but friendly, helpful and warm. A pleasure to study in a nice environment with like minded people."
J.G, Amicus Trust Ltd.. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (14/11/2016 to 17/11/2016)

"Very well organised, great facilities"
Timothy McGrath. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (10/11/2016 to 12/11/2016)

"Great environment for learning - no distractions."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"A friendly and knowledgeable instructor that zipped us through the course leading to a very happy pass!"
K.M, Premier Systems IT. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"Very concentrated learning but Firebrand teach you exactly what you need to know. "
J.D, Virgin Media. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"Training with Firebrand gave me a strong grounding and understanding of all aspects of the course, and introduced me to everything I needed to know in order to achieve this qualification in a short period of time. The instructor was excellent in his teaching, and very supportive to course attendees. The staff at the facility are friendly and helpful, and my stay there was comfortable and pleasant."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"A great place to learn fast."
Anonymous - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (31/10/2016 to 2/11/2016)

"Good accommodation and enjoyable courses."
Anonymous - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (14/10/2016 to 16/10/2016)

"Very professional staff and brilliant facilities. 24-hour access to classrooms provides trainees with ample time to study. Our instructor was super knowledgeable and is always willing to stick around to help after class sessions have ended."
M.R. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (10/10/2016 to 16/10/2016)

"Short learning periods with great instructors really works and you'll find yourself confident by the end of your stay."
Anonymous - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (10/10/2016 to 16/10/2016)

"Great facilities, great knowledge from instructors. Good pace to learn at and relaxed atmosphere."
Dale Marsden , Mansys IT. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (14/10/2016 to 16/10/2016)

"It was a very intensive training and hard, but it was worth it. Great course, amazing instructor! "
Dorian Borca. - CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI (Level 1) (6 days) (10/10/2016 to 15/10/2016)

"Professional training and the instructor is very knowledgeable."
Oliver Rose, OmniCyber Security. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (10/10/2016 to 13/10/2016)

"I had a really good experience at Firebrand. There was excellent support and the training was very extensive."
Peter Stockting. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (5/9/2016 to 8/9/2016)

Firebrand Training CompTIA Authorized Partner - SMSP

Learn how social networking channels pose massive risks to the security of your organisation. The Social Media Security Professional (SMSP) course teaches you the skills needed to anticipate attacks and protect your information from social media hackers.

As an SMSP you'll be able to respond quickly in the event of a breach and manage your organisation's social media security policies. You'll also learn about:

  • Social media definitions
  • Vulnerabilities and attack characteristics
  • Social media hosting platforms
  • Detection and protection strategies

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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1. Social Media Overview

  • Social Media Definitions
  • History of Social Media
  • Social Media Theory
  • Characterisation of Social Media Users
  • Social Media Professions

2. Social Media Typing

  • Identifying Different Types of Social Media
  • Identifying Usage of Social Media Types

3. Social Media Implementation & Use Cases

  • Public Relations–Affairs & Outreach
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Service Support
  • Innovation
  • Community Building–Collaboration
  • Human Resources–Recruiting

4. Social Media Technical Composition

  • Social Media Capabilities
  • Social Media Hosting Platforms
  • Social Media End User Platforms & Applications
  • Social Media Standards and Protocols

5. Social Media Risks

  • Understanding Social Media Vulnerabilities & Threats
  • Understanding Social Media Attack Characteristics

6. Social Media Detection & Protection Strategies

  • Network Perimeter & Social Media Usage
  • Social Media Detection & Protection Components
  • Detection & Protection Approaches:
    • Malware
    • Phishing
    • Evil Twin Attacks
    • Data Leakage
    • Data Profiling
    • Identity Theft
  • Social Media Security Settings
    • Applying Social Network Settings
    • Applying Blogging Platform Settings
    • Applying Microblogging Platform Settings
  • Social Media Incident Response Strategies
    • The Incident Response Proces
    • Social Media & Incident Response
  • Social Media Management
    • Understanding the Social Media IT/Security Policy Framework
    • Understanding Social Media Terms of Service
    • Understanding Privacy Statements / Policy

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You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your certification guarantee:

  • Social Media Security Professional (SMSP) (Exam UK0-001)

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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In order to be successful on this course, you must have knowledge of information security concepts, tools and procedures, ideally demonstrated by a certification such as CompTIA’s Security+. You should also have at least one year of cyber-security experience.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +971 4 3199019 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

Interested? See prices or call +971 4 3199019