UNIVERSITY NEWS LAST UPDATED : 30 MAY 2017
The School of Computing and Digital Technology has become an Academic Partner of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) in recognition of its expertise in cyber security.
The award of Academic Partner status aims to recognise the significant base of security-related expertise and activity that exists within academic institutions, and to encourage and enable a dialogue between academia and the wider community of security practitioners.
The IISP is the independent accreditation authority for information security practitioners and the security industry. It aims to advance the professionalism of information security practitioners and thereby the professionalism of the industry as a whole and provide a universally accepted focal point for the information security profession.
The IISP collaborates closely with leading universities in the field of information and cyber security, in order to promote growth of the profession and to provide career paths for those interested in joining this exciting career. The Academic Partnership provides an opportunity for the IISP and academic institutions to collaborate and ensure the effective promotion of information security professionalism to staff and students.