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Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps (MiC3)

About 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).

Apply for membership in the MiC3 today!
Team of MiC3 members

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

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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.
Apply for membership in the MiC3 today!
MiC3 Summit 2019