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
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 usa.gov.
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.
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 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: https://mile2.com/wp-content/uploads/FBI-Prefer_m2-Cert.pdf
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mile2 is an Authorized partner of CompTIA.