(ISC)²® Announces Call for Speakers for Second Annual Security Congress

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Collocated with the ASIS 2012 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, (ISC)² and ASIS International have teamed up to offer the largest security event of its kind in the world

(ISC) 2® (“ISC)-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced the call for speakers for the second annual (ISC)2 Security Congress, being held September 10-13, 2012, in Philadelphia.
The event, being collocated with the ASIS International 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, will bring together security professionals from all disciplines, making it the largest security event of its kind in the world. More than 20,000 information and physical security practitioners are expected to attend the joint event. (ISC)²’s primary objective with this event is to provide top-notch information security education to all levels of professionals, as well as offer sessions to all attendees addressing the intersection of physical and logical security.

“We are delighted to once again align with ASIS to host this superior event that brings together leading security professionals from all disciplines,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP-ISSEP, CAP, executive director of (ISC)². “The integration of physical and logical security has become critical over the years, and we believe that this cooperative approach will benefit the entire security industry and provide attendees with valuable tools that can further their security knowledge and skills across multiple disciplines. We’re once again aiming to make Congress 2012 the ‘can’t miss’ event of the year.”

Registered attendees to either program can attend any of more than 150 conference sessions throughout 22 education tracks, or mingle with more than 700 exhibitors, as well as sit in on keynote addresses, to be announced at a later date.

Also, as part of the conference, (ISC) ² is hosting a series of activities for attendees that include:

  •     50+ information security education sessions
  •     An exclusive (ISC)² Town Hall and reception for (ISC)² members
  •     Free half-day credential clinics for (ISC)²’s Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), Secure Systems Certified Practitioner (SSCP®), and Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®)

(ISC) ² is currently accepting speaker submissions for information security tracks focused on:

  •     Compliance, Regulation & Governance
  •     Threats - Inside and Out
  •     Cloud Security
  •     Swiss Army Knife
  •     Application Security
  •     Mobile Security/Social Networking
  •     Software Assurance
  •     Malware
  •     Government Security

To submit a proposal in one of the categories above, please visit https://www.isc2.org/congress-call-for-speakers/Default.aspx. (ISC)² will accept submissions until Feb. 27, 2012.

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