Chartership Application

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Application Guidance for Professional Registration – Security Testing Specialism There are three professional registration titles aligned to the Council’s professional standard. These are: Associate – An Associate title is awarded to a cyber professional who understands the fundamentals of cyber security and can evidence applying these fundamentals in their career to date. Principal – A Principal title is awarded to […]

Why We Are Making Our Assessments More Accessible

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At The Cyber Scheme we believe everyone should have access to a career in security testing. This was at the forefront of our minds for example when creating our new website, which is available in large screen formats, high contrast colourways and approved fonts. It also informs everything we do when introducing new training and […]

Professional Registration – a background

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Establishing Chartership in the cyber security industry Chartered professions have existed since 1272, chartered status proving a professional’s ability and credibility and providing confidence and assurance of their knowledge and skills to employers, clients, and the public. Chartership additionally provides confirmed proof that your professional skills have been acquired in a work-based, practical environment. Gaining […]

Who exactly is The Cyber Scheme?

About The Cyber Scheme

What does The Cyber Scheme do? What are your core values? Established in 2013, The Cyber Scheme is at the forefront of the security testing industry in the UK. We examine and accredit hundreds of testers each year under NCSC’s (National Cyber Security Centre) CHECK scheme. What is the CHECK scheme? CHECK is the term […]

What We Learned At The CyBOK Showcase

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By Sean McCormack, Operations Director at The Cyber Scheme I attended the CyBOK Showcase event on the 28th of February at the Science Museum in London. The event was chaired by Dr Yulia Cherdantseva, with presentations from members of the CyBOK team such as Professor Awais Rashid and Professor Steve Schneider. The first presentation was […]

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