The Cyber Guardian program was designed for military and government, but yes, infosec professionals from all industries are encouraged to apply.
While the program was intended for teams, individuals are encouraged to join.
We recommend that all Cyber Guardian candidates take the training courses, but you can choose to challenge the exams. You will be required to pass the GSE exam.
Yes, you can apply your current GIAC certifications to the Cyber Guardian program. You will still need to chose a specialty and pass the GSE exam.
We recommend that candidates complete all courses and certifications within two years. If a candidate needs more time, they can talk with their advisor.