Full Membership

Full Membership of the IISP is Information Security’s ‘professional standard’ and endorses the knowledge, experience and professionalism of an individual in this field. Successful candidates for Full Membership may use the post-nominal M.Inst.ISP.


Individuals who can demonstrate breadth and depth of knowledge and substantial practical experience should apply at this level. Candidates are likely to be successful at this level if they have 5-10 years in an information security role.

How to Apply

You should initially join as an Affiliate Member, 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 Fee: £200*
Assessment Fee (Upgrade Fee): £80

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