Certified Blockchain Security Professional

Certified Blockchain Security Professional

Master the essentials of blockchain technology and ensure the security of your digital transactions and assets.

The Certified Blockchain Security Professional Program offers an immersive, in-depth exploration into the complex world of blockchain technology and security. You will delve into seven detailed courses covering topics from Web3 Foundations, Blockchain and Bitcoin Intensive to Blockchain Security and Smart Contract Security. Through expertly crafted modules, each course provides a robust understanding of key concepts, techniques, and tools to effectively secure and manage blockchain transactions and contracts.

The program also incorporates live instructor Ask Me Anything (AMAs) and hands-on workshops to enhance your learning experience and help you engage directly with industry experts. This comprehensive curriculum combines theory with real-world applications, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to confidently address blockchain security challenges in various professional contexts.

Courses in this Certificate Program

  • 57 Total Hours
  • OnDemand: 40 Hours
  • LIVE Instructor: 17 Hours+
  • Tuition: $1,795
Courses in this ProgramHours Delivery Method
Student Orientation1 HourLIVE Online (optional)
LIVE Instructor AMA - bi-monthly1 Hour +LIVE Online (optional)
Web3 Foundations3 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Foundations6 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain and Bitcoin Intensive6 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Development Decision3 HoursLIVE Online
Introduction to DevOps4 HoursLIVE Online
Key Management 5 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Security10 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Smart Contract Security10 HoursOnDemand - Instructor Supported
Blockchain Security LIVE Workshop3 HoursLive Online Instructor Led
Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness4 HoursLIVE Online
Risk Management for Blockchain-Based Technology Companies5 HoursLIVE Online
Understanding L1 and L2 Blockchains2 HoursLIVE Online
EXAM VOUCHER - Blockchain Security Professional Level 2 Certification2 HoursAI/Human Remote Proctored Exam

Upcoming LIVE Instruction Dates

There are no upcoming events.

Certified Blockchain Security Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of this intensive program, participants will be able to:

Understand the fundamental concepts of Web3 and blockchain technology.

Gain proficiency in blockchain security and key management techniques.

Learn to develop and secure smart contracts effectively.

Understand the regulatory landscape of blockchain and cryptocurrency.

Be capable of identifying and mitigating potential security risks in blockchain.

Acquire knowledge about the role and applications of AI in blockchain.

Grasp the ethical considerations in AI and blockchain technology.

Understand how to evaluate and prepare businesses for blockchain adoption.

Learn to navigate the blockchain ecosystem and its associated technologies.

Gain the skills to become a certified blockchain security professional.

Certificates of Completion

Prepared to sit for two (2) Certifications from the Web3 Certification Board (W3CB)

Review Topic Areas and Exam Competencies on W3CB.org.   W3CB Exam Fees are included.  Practice Exams are not included.


You must have an understanding of computing and a strong sense of blockchain.

Target Audience

This program is targeted at IT professionals, blockchain enthusiasts, cybersecurity professionals, software developers, and anyone interested in understanding blockchain technology and its security aspects.

Questions Explored

How does Web3 differ from its predecessors, and why does it matter?

What are the primary characteristics of blockchain, and how does it work?

What are the different types of blockchains, and what are their uses?

How is blockchain security maintained, and what are the potential risks?

What are the practical applications of smart contracts, and how can they be secured?

What are the regulatory challenges and opportunities in blockchain and cryptocurrency?

How does key management in blockchain work, and why is it important?

How can AI be leveraged in the blockchain ecosystem?

What are the ethical considerations in AI and blockchain technology?

How can businesses prepare for blockchain adoption and development?


Blockchain Security Professional Program Content

Web3 Foundations

Module 1: Understanding what Web3 is
Module 2: Why Web3
Module 3: Web3 and the Metaverse
Module 4: Blockchain Fundamentals
Module 5: Understanding DeFi
Module 6: Challenges, Risks and Ethics of Web3
Module 7: What comes after Web3?

Blockchain Foundations

Module 1: Blockchain Background and Basics
Module 2: Different Types of Blockchains
Module 3: Consensus
Module 4: Cryptography and Hashing
Module 5: Smart Contracts
Module 6: Blockchain Wallets
Module 7: Pros and Cons
Module 8: Public Blockchain-Based Applications
Module 9: Blockchain and Crypto Regulation
Module 10: Regulatory Reporting
Module 11: Distributed Autonomous Organizations
Module 12: Blockchain Today
Module 13: The Trilemma

Blockchain & Bitcoin Intensive

Module 1: Bitcoin Overview
Module 2: Technical Limitations & Mining Introduction
Module 3: Mining
Module 4: Bitcoin vs Protocols 2.0, 3.0, 4.0…etc.
Module 5: The New Database
Module 6: Payments, Voting and other Use Cases
Module 7: What’s next?

Blockchain Development Decision

Module 1 – Development Essentials
Module 2 – Platforms
Module 3 – Hosting and Mining Decisions
Module 4 – Associated Technologies
Module 5 – Development Languages
Module 6 – Security and Implementation Goals
Module 7 – Risk Management
Module 8 – Digital Transformation & Summary

Key Management

Module 1: Key Management Overview
Module 2: Key Generation
Module 3: Key Management and Storage
Module 4: Risks

Blockchain Security

Module 1: Intro to Blockchain Security
Module 2: Cryptography, Hash Functions, and Public Key
Module 3: Consensus, PoW, and PoS Security
Module 4: Advanced Blockchain and Architectural Security
Module 5: The Blockchain User & Node Security
Module 6: Securing Blockchain NetStake
Module 7: Introduction to Smart Contract Security
Module 8: Programming Vulnerabilities

Smart Contract Security

Module 1: Intro to Smart Contract Security
Module 2: General Programming Vulnerabilities
Module 3: Blockchain Vulnerabilities
Module 4: Ethereum-Specific Vulnerabilities

Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness

Module 1: Introduction to Information Security and Cyber Risk

Module 2: Cyber Risk Assessment and Management

Module 3: Securing Networks and Systems

Module 4: Social Engineering and User Awareness

Module 5: Regulatory Compliance and Emerging Technologies

Risk Management for Blockchain-Based Technology Companies

Module 1: Introduction to Risk Management and Blockchain Technology
Module 2: Regulatory and Compliance Risks
Module 3: Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Risks
Module 4: Smart Contract Risks and Auditing
Module 5: Operational and Technical Risks
Module 6: Project Management and Risk Mitigation Strategies
Module  7: Financial and Market Risks
Module 8: Human Resources and Organizational Risks
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2: Layer 1 Blockchains
Module 3: Layer 2 Blockchains
Module 4: Use Cases
Module 5: Technical Aspects
Module 6: Conclusion
Module 7: Layer 0 and Layer 3 blockchains

Program Info

  • Dates: Rolling Enrollment
  • Location: OnDemand and LIVE Online
  • Tuition: $1,795
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 57 Total Hours
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Additional Information

  • Module Quizzes and Knowledge Checks
  • Guest Lectures & Networking
  • Student Orientation
  • LIVE Online Instructor AMAs
  • LIVE Workshops

Certification Competencies


The material covered in this course contributes to 100% of the Focus Areas as defined in the Web3 Certification Association (W3CB) Exam Competencies.

Web3+ Certification Exam

Blockchain Security Professional Certification Exam

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  • Key Management
  • Blockchain Enterprise Strategy
  • Fundamentals of DeFi & Primitives
  • Non-fungible Token Essentials
  • Tokenomic Essentials
  • Understanding L1 and L2 Blockchains
  • Exam Voucher: W3CB Blockchain Enterprise Advocate Certification
  • Introduction to DevOps
  • Information Security and Cyber Risk Awareness
  • Risk Management for Blockchain-Based Technology Companies
  • Data Protection Regulation: GDPR, CPRA/CCPA
  • OFAC Compliance Essentials
  • Introduction to Blockchain Scrum Master
  • Blockchain Architecture 101
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