Approved on the FBI Cyber Security Certification Requirement list (Tier 1-3)


Accredited by the NSA CNSS 4011-4016​


Mapped to NIST / Homeland Security NICCS's Cyber Security Workforce Framework

  • On March 11, 2013, The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) recognized that Mile2’s certification courseware met all the elements of the following CNSS National Training Standards:
Ÿ   NSTISSI-4011 National Training Standard for Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) C)ISSO – Certified Information Systems Security Officer

Ÿ   CNSSI – 4012  National Information Assurance Training Standard for Senior Systems Managers C)ISSO – Certified Information Systems Security Officer

Ÿ   CNSSI-4013 National Information Assurance Training Standard for System Administrators C)PTE – Certified Penetration Testing Engineer

Ÿ   CNSSI-4014 Information Assurance Training Standard for Information Systems Security Officers C)SLO – Certified Security Leadership Officer

Ÿ   NSTISSI-4015 National Training Standard for Systems Certifiers ISCAP – Information Systems Certification and Accreditation Professional

Ÿ   CNSSI-4016 National Information Assurance Training Standards for Risk Analysis C)DRE – Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) program. Working together, the NICCS (National Initiative for Cyber Security Careers and Studies) professional certification program was created. Mile2’s cybersecurity courses have been approved and are available through NICCS Education and Training Catalog and

National Institute of Standards and Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a measurement standards laboratory and a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce. Its mission is to promote innovation and industrial competitiveness. Mile2’s certification programs have been mapped with NIST’s cybersecurity workforce framework.

Committee on National Security Systems

The CNSS IACE program was established in 2000 as a pre-requisite to applying for designation as a NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance (CAE-IAE). Under the new NSA/Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) designation program, CNSS certificates serve as validation that an institution's curriculum meets national standards. Mile2®’s courses are accredited from CNSS 4011-4016*.

FBI Cyber Background Chart

FBI Cyber Background Chart consists of both Preferred Degrees & cybersecurity certification programs. Mile2’s certification courses were placed on FBI’s Tier 1-3 preferred certification training chart. An extensive vendor list is located here:

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs State Approving Agency

The State Approving Agency (SAA) is the link between the Veteran, the School and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The SAA’s role: To review, audit, evaluate, approve and oversee schools and training facilities to ensure that the quality standards of the programs of education and training under the established State and Federal criteria are met.

California Specialized Training Institute

Under the reorganization of Cal OES, CSTI has evolved into a statewide enterprise with responsibility for supporting training, exercises and education in wide variety of areas including but not limited to; emergency management, public safety, homeland security, hazardous materials, disaster recovery and crisis communications. CSTI is no longer just defined by the San Luis Obispo campus you may be familiar with, but is being developed into a more holistic resource to support your needs whether you are a government, non-profit or private sector organization. As we move forward you will see CSTI further develop its capabilities to support you by utilizing collaboration, leveraging of funding and resources, partnerships, relevant technology, current information and subject matter expertise in order to enhance capabilities at the individual, organizational, agency and jurisdictional level, whether you participate online, at our facilities or yours.

Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)

Established by the Legislature in 1959 to set minimum selection and training standards for California law enforcement; the POST organization, with more than 130 staff members, functions under the direction of an Executive Director appointed by the Commission.

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Cal OES is responsible for overseeing and coordinating emergency preparedness, response, recovery and homeland security activities within the state of California. Cal OES regularly dispatches team members to join first responders, emergency leaders and those affected by disasters that threaten public safety, to tell their stories and provide information essential to the public.


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