Membership Accreditation

The CIISec Accreditation Framework has been developed to define the competency requirements for Security Professionals to gain Associate, Full and Fellow levels of accreditation. Our approach has been used to underpin external schemes run by the NCSC and law enforcement. You can use the Framework to progress your own pathways through our Membership Accreditation below:

Which type of Accredited Membership is right for you?

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Associate Membership

Individuals who can demonstrate breadth of knowledge, and some practical experience should apply at this level. Candidates are likely to be successful at this level if they have 2+ years in an information security role.

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Full Membership

Individuals who can demonstrate breadth and depth of knowledge and substantial practical experience should apply at this level. Candidates are likely to be successful at this level if they have 5-10 years in an information security role.

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Fellowship

The process requires a nomination by either an CIISec Board Member, Full or Fellow member. Please contact accreditation@ciisec.org to see if you are eligible.



Interested in Certified Cyber Professional (CCP)?

As part of the Government's investment in cyber security, the CIISec consortium has been appointed by NCSC, a part of GCHQ, to provide certification for UK Government Information Assurance (IA) professionals. The consortium has been awarded a licence to issue the Certified Professional (CCP) based on the CIISec Skills Framework, as part of a certification scheme driven by NCSC.