A Principal Cyber Security Professional will have practical experience in a specific Specialism, at which they are an expert practitioner, and have experience in other Specialisms. As such, they should be operating at a level where their professional expertise may reasonably be sought to contribute to the development of their specific Specialism.
A Principal Cyber Security Professional will be able to demonstrate competence and commitment in all the areas below and provide appropriate evidence. The UK Cyber Security Council Standard for Professional Competence and Commitment (UKCSC SPCC) sets 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 only as the most appropriate evidence will vary with each individual role and their associated Specialism. Examples should not be considered as complete or prescriptive and other types of evidence may be valid.
Principal Cyber Security Professionals should demonstrate: