As the leading information resource for cyber-security professionals in the UK and Europe, SC Media UK brings together a community of individuals tasked with securing their organisations and addressing their business and risk mitigation concerns.

A key part of our community is our Partners, with whom we strategically align to reach as wide a network as possible in the cyber-security industry.

To amplify this important initiative, we are pleased to launch the SC Media UK Partner's Corner

, where you will find relevant information on these important stakeholders with whom we have partnered in the past and present and welcome the opportunity to extend these relationships with other organisations. For more information on partnering with SC Media UK, kindly contact David Steifman, VP & Group Publisher David.Steifman@haymarketmedia.com or +1 646-638-6008.


The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) is a not-for-profit organisation, owned by its members and dedicated to raising the standard of professionalism in information security and the industry as a whole. The IISP does this through accrediting skills and competence, by sharing best practice and by providing a network of support and guidance on individual skill development. It speaks with an authoritative voice and its competency based memberships are widely recognised in the information security industry.

Working closely with the Information Security community, the IISP has a growing membership of over 2000 individual members across private and government sectors, 37 Corporate Member Organisations and seventeen Academic Partners. At the heart of the Institute is the IISP Skills Framework©2012 which is widely accepted as the de facto standard for measuring competency of Information Security Professionals. CESG have taken this framework to underpin their Certified Professional Scheme (CCP), for which the IISP is the leading certifying body. The IISP Skills Framework has also been adopted by e-Skills UK to develop a National Occupational Standard for Information Security.

More information about the IISP and its work can be found at www.iisp.org.

Cyber Essentials achieved October 2015.

(ISC)2 is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 120,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation - The Centre for Cyber Safety and EductionTM. For more information on (ISC)2, visit www.isc2.org, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook.

As an independent, nonprofit, global association, 

ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. Previously known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, ISACA now goes by its acronym only, to reflect the broad range of IT governance professionals it serves.

ISACA provides practical guidance, benchmarks and other effective tools for all enterprises that use information systems. Through its comprehensive guidance and services, ISACA defines the roles of information systems governance, security, audit and assurance professionals worldwide. The COBIT framework and the CISA, CISM, CGEIT and CRISC certifications are ISACA brands respected and used by these professionals for the benefit of their enterprises.

The Charities Security Forum (CSF) is a group of information security people working for charities and not-for-profits, addressing the security problems affecting the third sector.

From our initial meetings in 2007 our membership has grown to represent over 200 charities across the UK, and includes the USA and Switzerland. The membership of the CSF includes many of the household name charities you might expect - The Salvation Army, Cancer Research UK, Barnado's, NSPCC, RSPCA, RNIB, Royal British Legion, OXFAM - plus some surprises - Sadler's Wells, V&A, the Zoological Society of London, The Scout Association, National Trust, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Whether you are experienced or a newcomer, whether your charity covers the whole country or a local issue, you should join the Charities Security Forum.

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.

The primary goal of the ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information resources. The ISSA facilitates interaction and education to create a more successful environment for global information systems security and for the professionals involved. Members include practitioners at all levels of the security field in a broad range of industries such as communications, education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial, and government.

The Information Security Forum (ISF) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a Membership comprising many of the world's leading organisations featured on the Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 lists. We are dedicated to investigating, clarifying and resolving key issues in information security and risk management, by developing best practice methodologies, processes and solutions that meet the business needs of our Members.


The ISF provides Members with a trusted and confidential environment within which their in-depth knowledge and practical experience can be shared. This approach enables the ISF to harness the collective insights and knowledge of its Members to deliver leading-edge solutions that are comprehensive, pragmatic and effective. By working together, Members avoid the major expenditure required to reach the same goals on their own.