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5 CPE Credits

Understanding Security in the IoT Ecosystem

The dramatic and rapid growth in the deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT) creates mounting cybersecurity concerns. The skills and knowledge needed to manage those concerns will only grow in demand. This course provides a broad overview of IoT where you will be presented with the challenges involved in defining the IoT landscape and how that influences cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the complex, distributed and often unmanaged IoT ecosystem. 

The course surveys existing bodies of work in IoT security in order to better understand issues like data privacy and safety. You will leave with a clearer picture of the overall state of the IoT industry in terms of approaches to cybersecurity governance. 


  • Defining the Internet of Things and the IoT Ecosystem 
  • Surveying IoT Security Challenges 
  • Creating an IoT Cybersecurity Plan 
  • Best Practices in Managing IoT Cybersecurity 

Who Should Take This Course:

Cybersecurity architects, enterprise architects, IoT systems and network operations managers, CISOs and other security professionals wanting to learn more about security and the Internet of Things.  

About This Course:

Immersive Courses provide in-depth training on a variety of relevant and timely cybersecurity topics. During this course you will develop an understanding of the challenges involved in defining the IoT landscape and how that influences cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Guiding you through the course is I.O.T.T.A, the Internet of Things Teaching Assistant. I.O.T.T.A introduces key concepts based on specific learning objectives. The modules include authentic applications of the course objectives through real-world interactive scenarios. Access to relevant resources and knowledge checks to ensure understanding are interspersed throughout. Each module culminates with a downloadable hands-on exercise designed to reinforce learning. At the end of the course you will be asked to take a final assessment and must score 70% or higher prior to receiving a certificate of completion and earning continuing professional education (CPE) credits.