ICSI’s strength lies in the accredited courses that are delivered by practicing and specialized experts in Cybersecurity.

We are continuously adding courses to our programme to offer professionals up-to-date and in-depth knowledge and skills in this rapidly evolving field.

To date we have already earned accreditation CREST, GCHQ, and the University of Central Lancashire, UK.

CREST, Assurance in Information Security

CREST is a not for profit organisation that represents the technical information security industry by:

  • offering a demonstrable level of assurance of processes and procedures of member organisations
  • validating the competence of their technical security staff
  • providing guidance, standards and opportunities to share and enhance knowledge
  • providing technical security staff recognised professional qualifications and those entering or progressing in the industry with support with on-going professional development

ICSI offers IT professionals the following CREST accredited course:
Certified Penetration Tester

GCHQ / APMG International Cyber Security & Resilience

GCHQ is one of the three UK Intelligence and Security Agencies (along with MI5 and the Secret Intelligence Service MI6), which provides assistance on the security of Government communications and electronic data.

To help customers identify highly competent trainers and good quality courses, GCHQ has appointed APMG as the independent Certification Body for GCHQ-approved cyber security training courses.

APMG-International’s rigorous assessment process is recognized throughout the world. To ensure its independence and commitment to quality standards, APMG does not provide training itself, but offers a portfolio of certifications.

ICSI offers IT professionals the following GCHQ accredited course:
Certified ISO 27001 Professional

University of Central Lancashire, UK

In close cooperation with UCLAN, ICSI offers young or mature graduates the opportunity to use their accredited professional qualifications as the foundation of a Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity.

ICSI’s Springboard programme of three certificates grants MSc candidates a total of 60 credits towards UCLAN’s post-graduate programme.

Find out more about the shared ICSI and UCLAN Master’s programme.


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