Over the last 15 years, the world has experienced a need for competent professionals who can effectively manage complex cyber issues that threaten the assets, information, and people of our organizations, police departments, government agencies and alike.
To meet this need, the McAfee Institute administers the Certified Cyber Intelligence Investigator (CCIP). This remarkable group of professionals has demonstrated their competency in the areas of cyber intelligence, investigations, prosecution, management, leadership and industry best practice’s through an intensive qualification and testing program.
As a result, each of them is awarded the coveted designation of CCIP and is recognized as leaders in their respective professions.
The CCIP is the leading industry certification for law enforcement, loss prevention, private investigators, and fraud professionals. The skills that you will learn by studying for the CCIP will help you conduct and manage cyber investigations and critical intelligence gathering missions quicker than ever before, with more accuracy.
You will learn how to identify your person of interest, conduct timely cyber investigations, and methodologies to prosecute cyber criminals regardless of their location. Most importantly you will learn how to design, implement and manage a cyber program and team within your organization, agency or department as well.
You will learn topics such cyber investigations, mobile & digital forensics, e-commerce fraud, auction fraud, hacking, intelligence gathering, social media investigative methodologies, legal fundamentals and more!
The CCIP was Developed in Conjunction with the Dept of Homeland Security's National Cyber-Security Workforce Framework.
The National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework provides a simple, standardized way to define cybersecurity work across multiple sectors
The National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework provides detailed descriptions of types of cybersecurity work, the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for each area, and descriptions of common specialties.
Students will graduate with the knowledge and skills that employers need
Colleges can create programs that are aligned to jobs,
Employees will have a better-defined career path and opportunities, and
Policy makers can set standards to promote workforce professionalization.
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TheTop Reasons To Get Certified
Career Advancement Surveys consistently suggest that McAfee Institute (M.I.) Board certified professionals earn higher salaries (up to a 30% increase) and gain more opportunities for career advancement.
Professional Opportunities Certification proves to prospective employers that your expertise is confirmed by McAfee Institute, the leader in intelligence and investigative professional development.
Proven Professional Achievement Documented evidence of your professional achievement leads to recognition and respect for your abilities as an intelligence and investigative professional.
Greater Adaptability McAfee Institute Certified professionals demonstrate that they are committed to continuing education, allowing them to adapt more effectively to a rapidly changing technology environment.
Increased Credibility McAfee Institute Certification credentials increase your standing in the community by attesting to the integrity of your knowledge and skills and the reliability with which you can apply them.
Employer Confidence McAfee Institute Certifications help employers match skills to job requirements and provides confidence that employees have the right skills for the job.
Industry Recognition The high-integrity examination and certification process ensures that McAfee Institute credentials are the standard for the intelligence and investigative sectors.
Continued Professional Growth Recertification requirements, combined with a variety of learning resources, ensure that your knowledge keeps pace with a rapidly changing field.
G.I. Bill® Approved
McAfee Institute is approved for the Veterans Education Benefits for ourresident based(in-person) programs. If you are interested in attending one of our world-renowned board certification programs please follow these directions for enrollment using Veterans Education Benefits.
Bachelor’s degree or higher plus three years of experience in investigations, IT, fraud, law enforcement, forensics, criminal justice, law, and loss prevention. OR
Associates degree plus four years of experience as stated above. OR
High school diploma or equivalency plus four years of experience as stated above.
Also, a person convicted of a felony, any crime of moral turpitude or misdemeanor relating to honesty, theft, embezzlemDownload the Complete ent, fraud or the like shall be ineligible to become a CCIP. Applicant must successfully pass the prescribed background check, which may include a criminal background check and examination process. Falsification or omission of information on the application form will be reason enough to disqualify an applicant from becoming or remaining a CCIP.
Download the complete syllabus below.
You have to renew the board certification every two years, once you are certified. The cost is $125 for an additional two years. CPE requirements arelisted here.
Welcome to the Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional (C.C.I.P.)!