About Us

Organizational Overview

FITSI - The Federal IT Security Institute is a 501(c) (6) membership non-profit organization that is supported by exam and annual maintenance fees from its members and certification holders. FITSI manages and administers the FITSP certification program. FITSP stands for the Federal IT Security Professional and is broken into four individual IT security certification programs targeted at the Federal workforce based upon role.

Founded in 2009, FITSI was established to help provide a certification scheme for federal IT security workers in the United States. Members can pursue up to four certification roles that are commonly found in Federal agencies in the United States government (Manager, Designer, Operator, Auditor).

Organizational Structure

Learn more about the groups and participants that help run the organization below.

FITSI Appeals Committee

FITSI Board of Directors

FITSI Certification Committee

FITSI Executive Team

FITSI Item Writing Committee

FITSI Scheme Committee