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Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps (MiC3)
The Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps (MiC3) is a group of trained, civilian technical experts who individually volunteer to provide rapid response assistance to the State of Michigan in the event of a critical cyber incident.
Our mission is to provide mutual aid to all levels of government, education, and business organizations in the State of Michigan in the event of a critical cyber incident.
MiC3 is currently seeking Michigan residents who have a cyber background and the ability to commit to the program (see the Requirements section below).
A Mutually Beneficial Relationship
By joining MiC3, cybersecurity experts gain benefits, such as:
- Significant training and certification opportunities.
- Networking and collaboration opportunities with cybersecurity professionals from around Michigan.
- Participation in an innovative response team that is the first of its kind in the U.S.
- Opportunities to raise the security culture of Michigan and perform a civic duty by aiding the state in a time of crisis.
Employers also benefit by supporting employee participation in the MiC3. Learn more by contacting MiCyberCorps@michigan.gov.
Requirements for Membership
Membership is open to Michigan residents who:
- Have at least two years of direct involvement with information security, preferably with security operations, incident response, or digital or network forensics.
- Possess a basic security certification. ANSI-certified/DOD 8570 compliant certifications, such as Security+, C|EH, CISSP, or GIAC certifications, are strongly preferred.
- Pass a series of tests to demonstrate basic knowledge of networking and security concepts, as well as basic IR and forensics skills.
- Commit to up to 10 days/year for training and exercises.
- Provide evidence of employer support.
- Pass a background screening and sign a confidential disclosure agreement.