ISO/IEC 17024 Personnel Certification Body

ISO 17024

About ISO/IEC 17024 Accreditation

The international standard (ISO/IEC 17024:2012) was designed to harmonize the personnel certification process worldwide and create a more cost-effective global standard for workers. The requirements of ISO/IEC 17024:2012 standard is to establish an internationally accepted benchmark for organizations that are assessing and evaluating the skills of personnel. The main objective is to raise confidence, improve productivity and give direction through enhanced skill-training to the personnel.

ISO/IEC 17024:2012 has several requirements for organizational structure, quality management system elements, competence of personnel, confidentiality, etc. An assessment/certification body must also describe the certification process, how candidates are evaluated and must define periods of recertification. In addition, the Certification Body for Persons (CB) must be able to demonstrate how conflict of interest is managed and must have mechanisms in place to objectively evaluate the outcome of the certification process.

ISO/IEC 17024:2012 contains requirements for Certification Body for Persons in the following areas:

  • General & Structural Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Resource Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Records and Information Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Certification Scheme (Development of)
  • Certification Process Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons
  • Management System Requirements for the Certification Body for Persons


Cybertronium Sdn. Bhd. has achieved ISO/IEC 17024 Personnel Certification and is now an international certification body which provides education and certification under ISO/IEC 17024 for individuals on a wide range of Information Security and Cyber Security domains.

This worldwide benchmark of excellence validates that Cybertronium certification process is independent, fair, secure, and meets the needs of the industry. By achieving this accreditation, Cybertronium demonstrates a commitment to process and procedures that adhere to an international standard of excellence as our accredited certification programs are independently audited to ensure they meet the highest standards and confirm that our certification process is conducted in a consistent, comparable, and reliable manner. Cybertronium is one of the few organizations that specialize in Information Security (IS) and Cyber Security (CS) to earn the accreditation globally.

Cybertronium ISO/IEC 17024 Accredited Certifications

  • Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)
  • Certified SOC Analyst (CSOCA)
  • Certified Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst (CTIA)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Certified Secure Developer (CSD)
  • Certified Red Team Professional (CRTP)
  • Certified Blue Team Professional (CBTP)
  • Certified Security Aware User (CSAU)
  • Certified Security Aware CxO (CSAC)
  • Certified Cybersecurity Professional (CCP)

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to all your possible Questions

How important do you think it is to be certified? If you believe that being certified simply means that a person passed a test, then accreditation won’t be important. Any organization can create an exam (a multiple-choice test) and issue a certificate (without there being any evidence whether you actually did pass). But if you believe there should be more to being certified than just passing the test, then accreditation is important.

Accredited certification programs include elements that ensure that the certification process is independent, fair, secure, and meets the needs of the industry. Accredited certification programs are independently audited to ensure they meet the highest standards.



Certificate is awarded after the successful completion of an educational or vocational training programs

Certification is approving professionals for their competence to practice the acquired knowledge or/and skill by an authority

Certificate can be obtained after a learning process

Certification is gained after completion of assessment process as per the requirements of accredited certifying body.

Generally, no expiry date is applicable because the certificate verifies the completion of a specific course of instruction on a certain date

Certifications must be renewed by demonstrating continued competency to reflect the knowledge updates

A formal recertification process ensures that the certification holder has maintained the appropriate level of competency and is up to date.

Benefits to certified persons

  • Enhanced acceptability of certificates in global job market
  • Continuous professional development
  • Increased recognition in employment market
  • Better Salaries

Benefits to Industry

  • Ease in hiring skilled manpower - less investment in training 
  • Ensured quality of services.
  • Enhance confidence of employee on the stated competencies
  • Improved quality in operations
  • Saving in terms of time and money
  • Hiring criteria based on “competence” rather than on “qualification”

Benefits to Certification Body

  • Identification as an organization meeting requirement of internationally developed standard in the provision of quality service
  • Third party accreditation confirms that certification body is independent and impartial in its operations
  • Worldwide recognition of credibility
  • Increased customer base