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Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE)

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 Elevate Your Investigative Expertise with the Industry's Leading Social Media Intelligence Certification

Are you ready to be recognized as a trailblazer in cyber investigations? The Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE) program by McAfee Institute propels you into the world of cutting-edge techniques and practical training for cyber and social media investigations. Gain unmatched expertise and industry-recognized credentials through this dynamic course.

Unveiling Your Path to Expertise:
Embark on an exciting journey where you'll learn to navigate social media to expose criminals and uncover crucial intelligence. Elevate your credibility, knowledge, and industry standing as you position yourself as a thought leader in the investigative arena.

Program Highlights:
  • Online Learning at Your Pace: Enjoy 24/7 access to engaging video tutorials and live instructor support, all within a self-paced course you can complete from the comfort of your home.
  • Rapid Certification: Earn your credentials in just a few short weeks, bypassing months of traditional programs.
  • Harness Social Media: With over 65% of U.S. adults active on social media, we equip you with the skills to leverage these platforms for efficient investigations and threat elimination.
Comprehensive Curriculum:
  • Blended Learning Approach: Real-world training intertwined with self-study modules and live instructor-led exercises.
  • Industry Insights: Benefit from over two and a half decades of hands-on experience in global cyber investigations.
  • Diverse Skill Set: Gain expertise across domains, propelling you to the forefront of law enforcement, loss prevention, fraud, and intelligence.
Shape Your Journey:
Immerse yourself in a world-renowned certification program that molds you into a leading investigative expert. CSMIE is nationally accredited and 100% online, connecting you to industry experts who share the knowledge you need to excel.

What Awaits You:
  • Self-Paced Learning: Accessible video tutorials, perfect for visual learners and those with busy schedules.
  • Real-Life Scenarios: Learn through challenging exercises that simulate actual investigative scenarios.
  • Live Instructor Support: Chat with instructors 9:00 am - 9:00 pm CST for prompt assistance and answers to your queries.
Risk-Free Enrollment:
We're so confident in our program that we offer a 100% money-back guarantee. Explore the program over the next 30 days, and if it doesn't meet your expectations, we'll gladly refund your investment.

Elevate Your Career:
At McAfee Institute, we're dedicated to transforming you into a confident, credible investigator who extracts powerful intelligence from the social web. With our training, you'll surge ahead of the competition, achieving credibility and expert authority that propels your career.

Invest in Your Future Today:
Seize the opportunity to join the ranks of elite investigators. Enroll risk-free and experience the transformative impact of the Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert program.
CURRICULUM
  • Welcome to the CSMIE Program
    img Introduction to the Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE) Program.
  • Preparing for Cyber Investigations
    img Essential preparation steps for conducting successful cyber investigations.
  • The Intelligence Cycle
    img Understanding the stages and processes involved in the intelligence cycle.
  • Intelligence Collection Disciplines
    img Exploring various intelligence collection disciplines and their role in gathering information.
  • Privacy and Data Protection
    img Understanding privacy regulations and data protection measures in cyber investigations.
  • Social Media Intelligence
    img Introduction to gathering intelligence from social media platforms for investigations.
  • Open Source Intelligence
    img Techniques for utilizing open source intelligence in cyber investigations.
  • Social Media Intelligence & Investigations
    img Advanced methods for conducting intelligence and investigations using social media platforms.
  • Mobile Apps Intelligence & Investigations
    img Investigating mobile applications and extracting intelligence for cyber investigations.
  • Mobile Device Forensics
    img Introduction to mobile device forensics and the extraction of digital evidence.
  • Advanced Mobile Forensics - Autopsy Demo
    img Advanced techniques in mobile forensics demonstrated using the Autopsy forensic tool.
  • Digital Evidence
    img Understanding digital evidence and its role in cyber investigations.
  • Social Network Searching & Monitoring
    img Techniques for searching and monitoring social networks for investigative purposes.
  • Google Advanced Search Techniques
    img Advanced search techniques using Google for cyber investigations.
  • Deep Web & Darknet Investigations
    img Exploring the deep web and darknet for investigative purposes.
  • Setting up a Lab & Virtual Machine
    img Step-by-step guide to setting up a lab environment and virtual machine for investigations.
  • Cryptocurrency Explored
    img Understanding cryptocurrency and its relevance to cyber investigations.
  • Terrorism Investigations Using Social Media
    img Utilizing social media platforms in terrorism investigations.
  • Legal Fundamentals
    img Understanding the legal principles and considerations in cyber investigations.
  • Guidelines & Sample Forms
    img Practical guidelines and sample forms for effective cyber investigations.
  • Final Board Exam
    img Comprehensive exam to assess the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the program.

RESEARCH BASED ASSIGNMENTS

Through out this program you will be tasked with completing multiple researched based assignments and discussions that are required to complete the program.

DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS BELOW

Want to learn more about the CSMIE? Within this program, you are going to discover cutting-edge techniques and real-world training in advanced social media intelligence and position yourself as an industry-recognized expert after the completion of this incredible Certification Program. Download the complete syllabus here.

CSMIE 

EXAM DETAILS

Exam Details Program - is graded on a pass/fail system by obtaining a 70% or better is considered a passing grade. The exam is taken online at the convenience of your home or office. It is a closed book exam and is 200 questions. The questions are in a true/false, multiple-choice & scenario-based format. It is a timed exam, you get 3 hours to complete the exam and you must do so in one sitting. Once you start the exam you must complete it. You get one attempt to pass the exam. If you fail the exam you must purchase a new exam license to sit for the exam.

You have one year to complete the exam from the date of enrollment. 

Complementary Extension

To ensure fairness and impartiality for all candidates, McAfee Institute can only consider granting complimentary extensions for Extenuating Circumstances such as bereavement, acute medical issues, military deployment, or government duty. If you believe your current situation qualifies, please review the M.I. Special Requests page for more information on the requirements and how to apply.

Note Extenuating Circumstances Extensions: We do not provide Extenuating Circumstances exam extensions, on the basis that you have just not had time to complete it.

If one of these situations has arisen in your life and you need to request an extension please follow this link by clicking here prior to your exam expiration date.

You can purchase an exam license here  for $450 USD separately to sit for the exam if you don't buy the training bundle.

RENEWALS

The cost is $125 for an additional two years and requires proof of completion of 30 CPE credits. 

ELIGIBILITY 

Bachelor’s degree or higher plus four years of experience in e-commerce, fraud, investigations, IT, law enforcement, forensics, criminal justice, law, and loss prevention 

OR
Associates degree plus six years of experience

OR
High school diploma or equivalency plus seven years of experience. 

Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud, or the like shall be ineligible to become a CSMIE®. The applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE).

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

What if I don’t want to attend the training program. Can I just sit for the exam?

You do not need to attend our training programs to sit for the board exam.

If you are interested in sitting for the exam only to become a Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE), you may obtain an exam license to do so. Exam licenses are valid for one year after purchase.  Click here to purchase just an exam.  

If you are interested in the Social Media Intelligence Expert training only, you may do so by enrolling in the Qualified Social Media Intelligence Expert (Q|SMIE) program. Upon completion of the Qualified Social Media Intelligence Expert (Q|SMIE) training program, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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      Great Certification

      Great material. Very informational. Presented material well and easy to understand.

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      I learned a lot! Thanks!

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      This was a really good and thorough course on social media intelligence to take, and I highly recommend anyone in law enforcement, intelligence, or investigations to take it!!!

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      Course is presented in an easy to follow format. Kept me engaged which is not easy when it comes to online courses. I have recommended this course to my colleagues.

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      Excellent course I learned some important information to help with my current and future jobs.

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    Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE)

    $1,247.00 $1,997.00

     Elevate Your Investigative Expertise with the Industry's Leading Social Media Intelligence Certification

    Are you ready to be recognized as a trailblazer in cyber investigations? The Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE) program by McAfee Institute propels you into the world of cutting-edge techniques and practical training for cyber and social media investigations. Gain unmatched expertise and industry-recognized credentials through this dynamic course.

    Unveiling Your Path to Expertise:
    Embark on an exciting journey where you'll learn to navigate social media to expose criminals and uncover crucial intelligence. Elevate your credibility, knowledge, and industry standing as you position yourself as a thought leader in the investigative arena.

    Program Highlights:
    Comprehensive Curriculum:
    Shape Your Journey:
    Immerse yourself in a world-renowned certification program that molds you into a leading investigative expert. CSMIE is nationally accredited and 100% online, connecting you to industry experts who share the knowledge you need to excel.

    What Awaits You:
    Risk-Free Enrollment:
    We're so confident in our program that we offer a 100% money-back guarantee. Explore the program over the next 30 days, and if it doesn't meet your expectations, we'll gladly refund your investment.

    Elevate Your Career:
    At McAfee Institute, we're dedicated to transforming you into a confident, credible investigator who extracts powerful intelligence from the social web. With our training, you'll surge ahead of the competition, achieving credibility and expert authority that propels your career.

    Invest in Your Future Today:
    Seize the opportunity to join the ranks of elite investigators. Enroll risk-free and experience the transformative impact of the Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert program.
    CURRICULUM

    RESEARCH BASED ASSIGNMENTS

    Through out this program you will be tasked with completing multiple researched based assignments and discussions that are required to complete the program.

    DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS BELOW

    Want to learn more about the CSMIE? Within this program, you are going to discover cutting-edge techniques and real-world training in advanced social media intelligence and position yourself as an industry-recognized expert after the completion of this incredible Certification Program. Download the complete syllabus here.

    CSMIE 

    EXAM DETAILS

    Exam Details Program - is graded on a pass/fail system by obtaining a 70% or better is considered a passing grade. The exam is taken online at the convenience of your home or office. It is a closed book exam and is 200 questions. The questions are in a true/false, multiple-choice & scenario-based format. It is a timed exam, you get 3 hours to complete the exam and you must do so in one sitting. Once you start the exam you must complete it. You get one attempt to pass the exam. If you fail the exam you must purchase a new exam license to sit for the exam.

    You have one year to complete the exam from the date of enrollment. 

    Complementary Extension

    To ensure fairness and impartiality for all candidates, McAfee Institute can only consider granting complimentary extensions for Extenuating Circumstances such as bereavement, acute medical issues, military deployment, or government duty. If you believe your current situation qualifies, please review the M.I. Special Requests page for more information on the requirements and how to apply.

    Note Extenuating Circumstances Extensions: We do not provide Extenuating Circumstances exam extensions, on the basis that you have just not had time to complete it.

    If one of these situations has arisen in your life and you need to request an extension please follow this link by clicking here prior to your exam expiration date.

    You can purchase an exam license here  for $450 USD separately to sit for the exam if you don't buy the training bundle.

    RENEWALS

    The cost is $125 for an additional two years and requires proof of completion of 30 CPE credits. 

    ELIGIBILITY 

    Bachelor’s degree or higher plus four years of experience in e-commerce, fraud, investigations, IT, law enforcement, forensics, criminal justice, law, and loss prevention 

    OR
    Associates degree plus six years of experience

    OR
    High school diploma or equivalency plus seven years of experience. 

    Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlement, fraud, or the like shall be ineligible to become a CSMIE®. The applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE).

    ADDITIONAL OPTIONS

    What if I don’t want to attend the training program. Can I just sit for the exam?

    You do not need to attend our training programs to sit for the board exam.

    If you are interested in sitting for the exam only to become a Certified Social Media Intelligence Expert (CSMIE), you may obtain an exam license to do so. Exam licenses are valid for one year after purchase.  Click here to purchase just an exam.  

    If you are interested in the Social Media Intelligence Expert training only, you may do so by enrolling in the Qualified Social Media Intelligence Expert (Q|SMIE) program. Upon completion of the Qualified Social Media Intelligence Expert (Q|SMIE) training program, you will receive a certificate of completion.

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