About (ISC)2

(ISC)²® is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with nearly 80,000 members in more than 135 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to qualifying candidates.

(ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers a variety of education programsand services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information security topics. Education offerings consist of classroom and online review seminars, self assessment tools, and textbooks.

More information is available at www.isc2.org/aboutus.

 

(ISC)² News & Resources

IN THE NEWS
For the latest news on (ISC)², visit the (ISC)² Press Center.
(ISC)² RESOURCES
As a global leader in the information security field, (ISC)² offers valuable resources to professionals, organizations and the public to educate and promote security awareness around the world.  Below are some of the many resources available:

  • (ISC)² Career Tools
    For employers looking for candidates with the knowledge and skill levels of an (ISC)² credentialed expert, (ISC)² Career Tools provides the ability to match the information security needs of your company or organization with qualified information security professionals. Only certified (ISC)² credential holders have posted their resumes for consideration.
  • (ISC)² Foundation
    The (ISC)² Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that encourages community service and engagement with lasting effects on communities around the globe by supporting community education programs that leverage the unique skill sets of information security professionals.  We are dedicated to building the next generation of information security professionals with scholarships aimed at students from high school through post-graduate work.  And we support research that illuminates the information security issues facing governments, private industry, educators, our profession and society.
  • (ISC)² InfoSecurity Professional Magazine – (ISC)² Members Only
    InfoSecurity Professional Magazine is (ISC)²’s member-exclusive digital publication. Produced on a quarterly basis, the magazine provides compelling, timely content from industry writers, as well as (ISC)² members.
  • (ISC)² Global Information Security Workforce Study
    The (ISC)² Global Information Security Workforce Study reflects the opinions of the dynamic information security workforce. It aims to provide a clear understanding of pay scales, skills gaps, training requirements, corporate hiring practices, security budgets, career progression and corporate attitude toward information security that is of use to companies, hiring managers and information security professionals.
  • (ISC)² Journal – Discount for (ISC)² Members
    Information Security Journal: A Global Perspective, the official journal of (ISC)², provides essential information for managing the security of a modern, evolving enterprise. Each article is topical and a must-have for serious information security professionals. A free sample article is available online.
  • (ISC)² Security Central
    (ISC)²’s online resource guide that allows you to search thousands of valuable security assets, including events, education, career resources, industry research, awareness materials and more.  Bringing you resources from (ISC)² and beyond, (ISC)² Security Central is a global collection of security tools contributed by industry organizations, security practitioners, educational institutions and your peers.  Share your published assets and other information with your peers by contributing your resources.