Accreditations, Recognitions, Endorsements and Awards

Around the world, ISC2 certifications are accredited, recognized and endorsed by leading organizations, government agencies, academic institutions and industry bodies. We value these partnerships because they ensure our certifications meet or exceed the highest standards and are aligned with the professional goals of cybersecurity professionals and the operational needs of employers.

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Certification Frameworks

Cyber Security Body of Knowledge (CyBOK)

European Cyber Security Framework (ECSF)

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)



Cyber Security Agency (CSA)

Cyber Skills Framework

Data Security Council of India

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

Department of Defense (DoD)

EIT Deep Tech Talent Initiative
EIT Deep Tech Talent Initiative

European Commission Pact for Skills

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)

Hong Kong Monetary Authority


Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department (TMPD)

The European Union Agency for Cyber Security


ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)

Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Australian Information Security Association (AISA)

Bank Policy Institute

Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI)

Credential Engine

Cyber Veterans Initiative

Cybersecurity Credentials Collaborative (C3)

European Cyber Security Organisation


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

NTT Advanced Technology Corporation

UK Cyber Security Council



Australian Women in Security Network (AWSN)

Computing's Security Excellence Awards

D2L Excellence Award

EXCEL Awards

Quality Matters (QM) Certification

SC Awards

SC Awards Europe 2021

2023 SC Award in the Excellence Award

Trade Association Business Publications International (TABPI)


American Council on Education Accreditation

American Public University System

Columbus State Community College

DHS National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS)

Institute of Systems Science, NUS

James Madison University

Moraine Valley Community College

Purdue University

Tokyo Denki University

UK ENIC (previously known as UK NARIC)

University of Mary Washington

University of Tampa

University of Zagreb

Yeshiva University