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Data Security Specialist Superbadge

Complete the capstone assessment to earn the Data Security Specialist Superbadge.

~1 hr

Data Security Specialist Superbadge

What You'll Be Doing to Earn This Superbadge

  1. Explain system capabilities to control data access.
  2. Identify appropriate tools to back up and restore data.
  3. Describe data security best practices.

Concepts Tested in This Superbadge

  • Data Security


To ensure we meet the needs of our Trailblazer Community, we’re always reviewing and evolving our program based on your feedback. As a result, we’ve created superbadge units! Superbadge units present assessment content in smaller segments. Groups of superbadge units are arranged by topic and can be followed by a capstone-style superbadge that completes the specialist-level credential.

For more information, check out the Superbadge Unit FAQ Help article.

Data Security Specialist Superbadge

The Data Security Specialist Superbadge is a Salesforce credential made up of two superbadge units.

  1. Data Categorization and Access Superbadge Unit
  2. Data Protection Superbadge Unit

Complete these units to unlock this superbadge, then complete the challenges below to earn the Data Security Specialist Superbadge.



Before you begin the challenges, review Data Security Specialist Superbadge: Trailhead Challenge Help.

Review Superbadge Challenge Help for information about the Salesforce Certification Program and the Superbadge Code of Conduct.

About the Data Categorization and Access Superbadge Unit

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Data Categorization and Access Superbadge Unit
Define and configure data access levels based on requirements.

Data Categorization and Access Help Article

About the Data Protection Superbadge Unit

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Data Protection Superbadge Unit
Address a data corruption event and take proactive measures.

Data Protection Help Article

Become a Data Security Specialist

Once you’ve completed the two superbadge units and the challenges below, you’ll be a bona fide Data Security Specialist!



You do not need a Salesforce org to complete the challenges in this superbadge. You can skip the Ready to Tackle This Superbadge? section below.

Ready to Tackle This Superbadge?

Please first complete the prerequisites and the challenge for Data Security Specialist Superbadge will be unlocked.

~1 hr