Certified Service Security Specialist

A Certified Service Security Specialist has comprehensive knowledge of common threats and vulnerabilities associated with services-based solutions and modern service technologies, and has demonstrated proficiency in establishing contemporary security technology architectures through the mastery of security patterns, practices and industry technologies.


Certified Service Security Specialists have obtained deep knowledge of common security threats and vulnerabilities associated with services-based solutions and modern service and microservice technologies, as well as supporting infrastructure, middleware, legacy resources, and complex service compositions. Fundamental Service security concepts, patterns, and practices are second nature to the Certified Service Security Specialist, who has an understanding of how problem solving techniques can be applied to industry security technologies. This enables them to not only solve evident security problems but to also preventatively identify and resolve security weaknesses within existing service-oriented solutions designs, prior to their actual deployment.

Courses and Study Kits

The Service Security Specialist certification track is associated with the following courses, study kits and eLearning kits. The courses can be delivered via instructor-led training. The study kits and eLearning kits include the course materials and additional supplements designed for self-study.

SOACP Module 1, Module 3, Module 18, Module 19 and Module 20

Service Security Specialist Certification Study Kit Bundle

Service Security Specialist Certification eLearning Kit Bundle


To achieve this certification, the following exams must be completed with a passing grade:
Exam S90.01B: Fundamental SOA, Services & Microservices
Exam S90.02B: Service Technology Concepts
Exam S90.18B: Fundamental Security for Services, Microservices & SOA
Exam S90.19B: Advanced Security for Services, Microservices & SOA
Exam S90.20B: Security Lab for Services, Microservices & SOA