Associate membership is for those individuals who are capable practitioners in information security. It endorses the knowledge, experience and professionalism of an individual in this field. Successful candidates for Associate Membership may use the post-nominal A.Inst.ISP


Individuals who can demonstrate breadth of knowledge, and some practical experience should apply at this level. Candidates are likely to be successful at this level if they have 2+ years in an information security role.

How to Apply

You should initially join as an Affiliate, at which point you can submit an application via an upgrade fee. Please note, you will be considered by default as an affiliate member until you are accredited.


Annual Renewal Fee: £100*
Assessment Fee (Upgrade Fee): £50

*(discounts are available for employees of our corporate members)