Channel partnership will expand the delivery of ISC2 training to sectors including the military, law enforcement and public sector

LONDON, FL, October 13, 2020 – ISC2 – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today announced that Minerva Elite Performance has joined its Official Training Partner programme for the U.K., expanding the range of leading training organisations delivering official ISC2 certification preparation training to cybersecurity professionals in the region.

Minerva Elite Performance provides quality assured training programmmes for corporate clients, health and wellbeing organisations, and military communities. It is a veteran-owned and operated organisation. As the latest ISC2 Official Training Partner in the U.K., Minerva Elite Performance will deliver certification exam preparation courses taught by authorised and accredited trainers, using official ISC2 training materials and setting up students with all the resources they need to prepare for their exam and complete their journey to certification. Minerva Elite Performance is also an Approved Learning Provider for the Ministry of Defence ELCAS scheme and has secured accreditation for its CISSP training courses. This allows armed forces candidates to secure Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) funding support for their CISSP training.

“Growing the nation’s certified cyber security skills base is paramount and this partnership will play an important part in achieving that aim,” said Deshini Newman, managing director EMEA at ISC2. “We welcome Minerva Elite Performance as a U.K. training partner and look forward to collaborating further on the training it offers, particularly within the military sector. Its commitment to bringing the highest possible training and education standards will help ensure that more cybersecurity professionals successfully enter and progress in the industry.”

“Our appointment as a U.K. Official Training Provider with ISC2 presents a great opportunity in the market,” said Guy Batchelor, managing director of Minerva Elite Performance. “Working with ISC2 and including training for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification in our range is an opportunity for us to grow the U.K.’s certified cybersecurity skills base, leveraging our key audiences and unique access to sectors such as the military. This partnership will play an important part in assisting cybersecurity professionals in their professional development and in helping their organisations accomplish their mission.”

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About Minerva Elite Performance
Minerva Elite Performance provides the U.K.'s finest learning and development courses.
Our academics and practitioners support you to achieve your goals in using methods that are right for you. Minerva Elite Performance utilises staff with exemplary track records and unique experience drawn from the military, police, academia and corporate business to coach and mentor you to success. Whether you have extensive experience of higher education (or none), you should find your learning journey enjoyable and stimulating by buiding on your prior knowledge and real life experiences to facilitate your academic achievements. Our specialism at Minerva Elite Performance is the unique and unparalleled understanding of the corporate world and we have ombined this with years of underpinning knowledge and experience in supporting the U.K.'s uniformed services including the security of information at the highest of classifications. As a veteran owned and staffed business we take pride in supporting and assisting those transitioning from (or promoting within) the U.K. armed forces and Emergency Services. For more information, visit

About ISC2

ISC2 is the world’s leading member organization for cybersecurity professionals, driven by our vision of a safe and secure cyber world. Our more than 600,000 members, candidates and associates around the globe are a force for good, safeguarding the way we live. Our award-winning certifications – including cybersecurity’s premier certification, the CISSP® – enable professionals to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities at every stage of their careers. ISC2 strengthens the influence, diversity and vitality of the cybersecurity profession through advocacy, expertise and workforce empowerment that accelerates cyber safety and security in an interconnected world. Our charitable foundation, The Center for Cyber Safety and Education, helps create more access to cyber careers and educate those most vulnerable. Learn more and get involved at Connect with us on X, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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