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Course #375-14-FXVA-1

Social Media Security Engineer and Forensics Professional

Dates: Nov-12-2013 - Nov-13-2013


AFCEA Headquarters (Map)
4400 Fair Lakes Court
Fairfax, VA 22033

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm

Exam Hours: 3:00 - 4:30 PM (after conclusion of class)

$1,100 Government AFCEA Member
        Government Non Member
        Non-Government AFCEA Member
$1,200 Non-Government Non Member

This course qualifies for Continuing Education Units.

Course Description:


This two-day lecture and demonstration course with hands-on labs covers the Social Media Engineering & Forensics Professional Common Body of Knowledge and prepares the student for the Social Media Engineering & Forensics Professional (SMEFP) Exam.


This course teaches information security professionals to effectively design, implement and operate secure social media solutions. The course covers social media requirements and functional analysis, design and development, implementation and integration, security operations, incident response team, forensics analysis, and data collection. This course prepares individuals to lead necessary staff training to prevent security breaches originating from social media platforms. The proctored exam is conducted on the last day of training. Registration for this class includes a complimentary certification exam at the end of class. Normal value of the exam is over $200.00.

Certification: After completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the Social Media Engineering and Forensics Professional (SMEFP) examination.

Who should attend:

The Social Media Engineering & Forensics (SMEFP) course is designed for individuals with proven hands-on experience in the cybersecurity space. SMEFP Certification candidate job roles include: security administrator, systems administrator, network administrator, security architect, security engineer, penetration tester, risk assessment engineer, forensics engineer, information security director, chief information security officer or any other role that is responsible for information security.

This training course covers the following Knowledge Domains

1. Social Media Technical Decomposition
2. Social Media Risks
3. Social Media Engineering
4. Social Media Requirements Analysis
5. Social Media Design Analysis and Solutions
6. Social Media Implementation and Integration
7. Social Media Verification and Validation
8. Social Media Secure Operations
9. Protection Techniques
10. Monitoring and Detection Techniques
11. Incident Handling and Forensics

UKI Social Media Engineering & Forensics Prerequisite:

Previous social media cybersecurity experience and completion of the Social Media Security course are recommended but not required to attend the Social Media Enginering & Forensics Training.


Scott A. Wells, Ph.D.

Co-Founder / Director of Training, Ultimate Knowledge InstituteDr. Scott Wells is recognized throughout the industry as a world-renowned instructor and consultant known for his commanding presence in the classroom and breadth of knowledge in the world of Information Technology. Dr. Wells achieved his doctorate in Applied Mathematics (Cryptology) and has worked for and consulted industry leading corporations such as Microsoft, Digital, and Cisco as well many other Fortune 100 companies. For the past 12 years Dr. Wells has developed and taught hundreds of Cyber related and Information Technology training programs for the DoD and many other highly successful companies in the commercial sector.

Dr. Wells leads the initiative to establish Ultimate Knowledge as the industry leader in Social Media Security, Forensics, and Governance and owner of three industry-accepted Social Media Certifications Social Media Practitioner, Social Media Security and Forensics Engineer, and Social Media Governance professional. UKI has been providing exceptional social media courses for the Department of Defense for the past two years.


AFCEA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Attendees with special needs should call (703) 631-6130 or email the PDC outlining requirements.


AFCEA will confirm that a course session is a "go" no later than Oct-29-2013, 14 days prior to the start date of the course. Please see the PDC FAQ for additional course cancellation details.


Please see the PDC FAQ for registration cancellation instructions and other PDC policies.

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