The Things Certified Security

Security is key (management)

Free for The Things Conference visitors, and members of the Developer Success Program.


The Things Security exam is an assessment for LoRaWAN security that is part of The Things Certification program. The Things Security exam is intended for everyone who needs to officially validate their knowledge around LoRaWAN security. The Things Security certification is an opportunity to prove knowledge of making a security assessment of a LoRaWAN deployment, designing and implementing security measures in end devices. Candidates should be able to differentiate security aspects between LoRaWAN 1.0 and 1.1.

Exam structure:

The exam consists of 25 multiple choice questions with 15 minutes time limit to complete them. You will receive your results immediately after submission, indicating whether you passed or failed. Passing the exam will grant you The Things Security certificate.

→ Passing grade: 70%

Verified Skills:

LoRaWAN Specifications

Join Process

Root & Session keys

LoRaWAN 1.1 Security

Message Integrity Code

En/decryption method

Study materials:

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