ICSI is a UK registered company that offers specialized and accredited professional qualifications in cybersecurity for young IT graduates as well as mature professionals. It was created in response to the growing threats of cyber-crimes and the resulting demand for data security and protection.

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Bletchley Park Science and Innovation Centre Bletchley , Milton Keynes 

tel: +44 (0) 19 08 88 04 93


CREST, (The Council for Registered Ethical Security Testers)

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 Lead Imp

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.

  • ICSI|CPT Certified Penetration Tester

  • ICSI|CDFE Certified Digital Forensics Examiner

  • ICSI|CIP Certified ISO 27001 Professional

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

 European Distance and E- Learning Network

The European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN) shares knowledge and improves understanding for professionals in distance and e-learning across the whole of Europe and beyond, thus promoting policy and practice for this field of endeavour. EDEN is for all those concerned with distance and e- learning, in all sectors and phases of education and training. With more than 1100 individual members and 194 institutional members, EDEN holds annual conferences attracting more than 550 participants. Moreover, EDEN holds additional conferences on research and on the schools sector every two years and has launched and supports the European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning which provides support and advice for a range of projects in the European sphere. In this way, EDEN is the smart network for the professional community, and a professional community for smart learning.

ICSI is a full member of EDEN.
Please contact us for more information or visit EDEN's website.