CIISec collaborates with leading universities in the field of information, cyber security and digital investigations to promote the growth of the profession and to provide career paths for those individuals who are the future of cyber security and law enforcement. Our Academic Partnership provides an opportunity for CIISec and academic institutions to collaborate and ensure the effective promotion of information security professionalism to staff and students.
The award of Academic Partner status aims to recognise the significant base of security-related expertise and activity that exists within academic institutions and to encourage and enable a dialogue between academia and the wider community of security practitioners. Being an Academic Partner of CIISec shows the rest of the industry that their courses have achieved a course accreditation that meets the industry’s high standard.
Academic Partner Benefits
Benefits of Academic Partnership:
Academic Partners are expected to:
Register a Cohort of Students
Student Membership Offer:
Prerequisites For CIISec’s Academic Partnership
The award of Academic Partner status equates to CIISec recognition that a given institution has a credible academic presence in the security domain, evidenced by a tangible level of security expertise and related activity amongst their academic staff base. Therefore, there are some indicative factors that must be met to be eligible for the partnership.
In addition to having industry related staff, an Academic Partner is expected to demonstrate a tangible level of teaching and other academic engagement within the security domain. Indicative factors here would include:
Our Academic Partners
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Join our academic partnership and enrich your institution’s cyber and digital investigation offerings.
From our current academic partners:
Cardiff MET is delighted to be recognised by CIISec as an academic partner who has a significant base of security-related expertise and activity. This will also provide an opportunity to engage with information security professionals and a clear career progression pathway to our staff and students
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Chaminda Hewage, Associate Dean Research - Cardiff School of Technologies
This is a significant milestone for our university. Joining hands with the Chartered Institute of Information Security is a testament to our commitment to academic excellence. Exciting times ahead!
University of Strathclyde
Jide Edu, Lecturer