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Inspiring a Safe and Secure Cyber World
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On February 3, (ISC)2 announced that it opened the call for speakers for its 2020 Security Congress in Orlando, FL, running from November 16-18. Speaker applicants can either submit for an individual presentation or panel presentation before the March 22 submission deadline. All submissions require a five-step process, which must be fully completed in order to be considered. Proposals must be non‐sales and non‐marketing oriented and no fees are required to submit. All applications must include a title, a proposal abstract (with a limit of 125 words) and three learning objectives to impart to attendees. As a reminder, (ISC)2 is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2020 at (ISC)² Blog
This is one you won’t want to miss. (ISC)² Director of Cybersecurity Advocacy, John McCumber, will walk through the 2019 Cybersecurity Workforce Study results in a webinar hosted by the Center for Internet Security this Wednesday, February 12 at 12:30 p.m. ET. In an era of high-profile data breaches and devastating cyber attacks, cybersecurity impacts every individual and every organization. But (ISC)² research also shows that those in the field are optimistic that those challenges can be overcome if organizations take the right approach to growing the workforce and building strong cybersecurity teams. The presentation, titled “The Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2020 at (ISC)² Blog
In 2019, cybersecurity engineers will be the best-paid, most recruited tech professionals as organizations struggle to fill vacant cybersecurity positions. The average salary for the position is now $140,000, according to job-finding website Scout Exchange. While this is good news for cybersecurity professionals, it shows how much of a challenge organizations are facing to fill the position. The intensity and damage caused by cyber attacks continues to increase, and as cybercriminals continuously refine their methods, it gets harder and harder to find skilled candidates to build cybersecurity teams to fend off the threat. (ISC)2 estimates there is currently a cybersecurity... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at (ISC)² Blog
By David Shearer, CISSP, (ISC)² CEO The (ISC)² team would like to extend our gratitude to you for being an (ISC)² member. Thank you for all you do each day to help us achieve our vision of inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. We are excited by the progress and development made in 2018 as the global (ISC)² team continues their commitment to delivering value to you. I’m happy to share some of the teams’ accomplishments with you, including: Multi-Factor Authentication Now Available I’m thrilled to share that we have added Multi-Factor Authentication as an additional layer of security... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2018 at (ISC)² Blog
You asked – we listened! We are excited to announce new Online Self-Paced Training for the CISSP-ISSAP and CISSP-ISSEP concentrations. These courses are available in the recently updated (ISC)² Learning Management System. Both self-paced courses include online access for 134 days, as well as flash cards, a post-course assessment, case studies, quizzes, videos and other learning activities. The ISSAP concentration is ideal for a CISSP who specializes in designing security solutions and providing management with risk-based guidance to meet organizational goals. The Official (ISC)² ISSAP Self-Paced Training covers the six domains of the CISSP-ISSAP CBK®: Identity and Access Management Architecture... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2018 at (ISC)² Blog