An Associate will have practical experience in cyber security and be a practitioner operating at a level at which their professional expertise is being used effectively in their role.
Individuals applying for the Associate category of professional registration will be assessed against The UK Cyber Security Council Standard for Professional Competence and Commitment (UKCSC SPCC). They will be required to demonstrate evidence of competence and commitment in all the areas noted below.
The UKCSC SPCC sets out a clear assessment criteria, taking into account existing qualifications/certifications and experience.
The Minimum Qualification Level (standard) states the level of knowledge required for each Professional Registration Title. Candidates will be able to prove they meet the minimum standard either by holding relevant qualifications or by demonstrating a
portfolio of equivalent learning.
The examples of evidence documented in the UKCSC SPCC are intended as examples and guidance to help identify activities that might demonstrate the required competence and commitment for Professional Registration. Evidence will vary with each individual. Examples should not be considered as complete or prescriptive and other types of evidence may be valid.
Associate Cyber Security Professionals should demonstrate: