(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 130,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation – The Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM. Visit www.isc2.org.
The (ISC)² chapter program provides members a forum to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas, development of leadership and professional skills, and advancement of information systems security. It also provides its members with access to a variety of industry resource and educational programs to keep our members informed of the latest advances in technology and techniques. (ISC)² Chapters provide members with the opportunity to build a local network of peers to share knowledge, exchange resources, collaborate on projects, and they create new ways to earn CPE credits.
The (ISC)² Foundation is a 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. It is dedicated to building the next generation of information security professionals with scholarships aimed at students from high school through post-graduate work, and it supports research that illuminates the information security issues facing governments, private industry, educators, the security profession and society.