Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions have been divided into a number of categories. Click on the links below for the appropriate section:


Who can become a member of the DISA?

Membership of DISA is open to any person who is responsible for, or contributes to, the implementation of defence industry security requirements, or who is employed by an organisation carrying out work for, or on behalf of, HM Government and which is Classified at CONFIDENTIAL or above. For full criteria click here.

How do I become a member of the DISA?

Download application form from the Joining page, complete the form and to return to Cygnul Ltd for consideration by the DISA Board.

Can DISA Membership be transferred to another person?

No, it is specific to an individual.

Can we have corporated membership?

Membership is individual, there is no corporate membership.

I am moving company can I remain a member of the DISA?

This will be subject to you maintaining the requirements for membership in your new role. Contact the DISA Administration Office.



How do I book a training course?

Download a booking from from the Training page, complete and return to the DISA Administration Office.

We have a number of individuals needing to do the same training course can we get a discount?

As each DISA course generally has limited places and a waiting list for attendance, the answer would be no. However, DISA can on occasions, offer training courses in-house which can be favourable for some organisations on price.

We would like training, but customised for our organisation?

Please contact the DISA Adminstration Office with details of your training requirements. DISA can then get to back to you on whether this training is something they can support and also provide costings.



How do I change my username or password?

You cannot change your username. To change your password click here. You will need to login using your existing password.

I’ve forgotten my username and/or password, what do I do?

Please contact the DISA Adminstration Office.

How can I get automatically notified of updates to the website?

Updates to the website are logged in the Forum and members can request to be notified by email of any changes by following the procedure outlined in DISA Forum User Guide which can be found in the Document Library.