Cybersecurity Professionals to Newcomers: Focus on Vendor-Neutral Certifications

Cybersecurity professionals are far more likely to hold vendor-specific certificates than certifications from a vendor-neutral association or standards-based organization, according to the (ISC)² Cybersecurity Career Pursuers Study. But when asked which qualifications they would recommend to cybersecurity newcomers, professionals tend to prioritize vendor-neutral credentials. This preference suggests that even though current professionals followed a more […]

CISSPs from Around The Globe: An Interview with Theresa Grafenstine

The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification is considered to be the gold standard in information security. This is so because of all the doors that certification opens to a CISSP professional. Those doors lead to many different types of positions and opportunities, thus making the information security community dynamic and multifaceted.   In […]

Be The Strongest Link In Your Organization’s Supply Chain

A Singular Aspect of Risk Management As a security and privacy practitioner, you understand the importance of risk management. Perhaps you are a member of the risk management committee in your organization, or you may serve in an advisory role for that committee. The enormous task of risk management requires careful thought and consideration. Some […]

Implementing Controls Without Breaking Everything (Including the Bank)

A very common complaint among information security professionals is lack of a budget to implement the best security tools. It may be true that recent newsworthy security events have increased many budgets, yet it never seems like enough.  In many ways, this is true. It is like the difference between the base-model automobile, and the […]

Trending: 4,500+ Cyber Pros Enroll in Free (ISC)2 Ransomware Course in Less Than a Month in Order to Fortify Their Preparedness and Response Skills

Nearly three weeks after (ISC)² made its highly popular Professional Development Institute (PDI) course titled “Ransomware: Identify, Protect, Detect, Recover,” free to the public through July 31, 2021, more than 4,500 professionals have enrolled in the course. The ransomware crisis has reached an all-time high, with numerous headline-grabbing attacks coming to light. Some attacks, such as the ones […]

How Can CCSP Certification Help Your Organization?

Is your organization protected with a stronger cloud security posture from new concepts and technologies like Zero Trust, micro segmentation, containerization and microservices? With Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) training, cybersecurity teams are gaining a mastery of the latest cloud architecture, infrastructure, deployment models, risk management strategies and more. Read the Full Article.

The Role of Culture in Compliance

When it comes to compliance in cybersecurity there are many regulations in play, GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, to name but a few. Whilst you may have to take a key role in these regulations, you need the support and engagement of your organization. One nominated person is not enough. In the case of an InfoSec professional, […]

Igniting Passion for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): Cybersecurity Professionals Address Challenges and Offer Tangible Advice for Weaving Inclusion into Our Industry

Clar Rosso, (ISC)² CEO recently joined a roundtable of experts in an (ISC)² Think Tank webinar to highlight why it’s so important to the cybersecurity industry to focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) as well as offer tangible and practical tips to address common challenges and tensions that often arise on the inclusion journey. […]

Are you READY for (ISC)² Security Congress?

Last year was a first for (ISC)² Security Congress, as our conference took place entirely virtually. The COVID-19 pandemic forced nearly all events in 2020 to go virtual and we’re excited to take the experience from that event and use it to deliver an even better one for you this year. Whether you’re a first-timer […]

Malware, Cybercrime and Cloud Security

Organizations have expedited use of and reliance on public cloud services to run their businesses in ways that would have been hard to anticipate, even a few years ago. And for many smaller businesses without dedicated cybersecurity functions, skills or tools, public cloud services could offer a level of protection they may otherwise lack on-premises. […]

(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.
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