Certified Metaverse Security Consultant (CMSC)™ Application

CMSC Web3 security certification

The Certified Metaverse Security Consultant (CMSC)™ Web3 security certification is offered by the Metaverse Security Center at Identity Management Institute for cybersecurity professionals who would like to become experts in the fast-growing Web3 security field and the metaverse.

The CMSC Web3 security certification course offers blockchain security training to address various metaverse cybersecurity topics and solutions including identity management, fraud prevention, security risk management, and compliance. 

Below are the chapters used to develop the CMSC certification study guide and examination. These critical risk domains include many sub-chapters that provide additional details for a comprehensive metaverse cybersecurity risk management education and training program:

Metaverse Security Critical Risk Domains

Below is a high-level list of CMSC study guide chapters. You may download the Table of Contents for details.

1. Security Overview

2. Web3 Model and Architecture

3. Security Threats

4. Security Risks

  • Blockchain and Smart Contract
  • Decentralized Identity and dApps
  • NFT and Crypto
  • AI and Data Management
  • Ethics, Privacy, and Compliance
  • IoT, Wearables, AR/VR
  • Phishing and Social Engineering
  • Identity Theft and Cybercrime

5. Security Countermeasures

CMSC Certification Eligibility

Qualified candidates with 2 years of college education, experience, and/or relevant certification in cybersecurity, technology, or related field are encouraged to become a Certified Metaverse Security Consultant (CMSC) and be among the next-generation cybersecurity professionals.

CMSC Examination

Candidates enrolled in the CMSC certification program can schedule to take the online exam up to 3 times at no additional cost within 12 months of enrollment as long as their membership is in active status. The exam can be taken on any day, consists of 100 multiple-choice questions, and requires 70% to pass. The study guide and exam scheduling information will be provided upon enrollment. Take an online quiz to get a feel for the final certification exam.

Metaverse Security Certification Fees

New members ($390) – Includes annual membership, study guide, exam, and digital certificate

Existing members ($295) – Includes study guide, exam, and digital certificate

CMSC Certification Application Process

Please submit the application below for approval. You will receive a payment link to pay the required fees upon acceptance. New members are also required to submit a membership application.

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