Bruce L. Murphy and Dominic Nessi Join (ISC)2®’s North American Advisory Board

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New members from Deloitte and Los Angeles World Airports represent expanding industry expertise among largest cyber security membership organization

(ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced the addition of two new members to its North American Advisory Board (NAAB). The NAAB represents a group of senior-level, volunteer information security professionals in North America who advise (ISC)² on industry initiatives, policies, views, standards and concerns.

The following individuals were recently appointed to the (ISC)² NAAB:

Dominic Nessi, CISSP, GSLC, PMP, CGEIT, CM (AAAE) – Mr. Nessi currently serves as deputy executive director/chief information officer at Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). He joined the staff in September 2007 and is responsible for all information technology-related functions, including network planning, design, implementation and utilization of LAWA’s information infrastructure and related voice, data and video communications systems. Previously, Mr. Nessi served as the first chief information officer of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) and as chief information officer for Indian Affairs in the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Bruce L. Murphy, CISSP, CISM – Mr. Murphy is currently a principal in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Enterprise Risk Services practice, focusing on Security & Privacy Services. He helps some of Deloitte & Touche’s largest global clients design and implement secure, reliable technology infrastructures and business operations. He was formerly the Worldwide Security Services lead for Cisco Systems, Inc., where he was responsible for strategy, direction and delivery of the security services portfolio for the Customer Advocacy/Advanced Services suite. Prior to Cisco, he was the CEO of Vigilinx, a digital security solutions company. He was also a senior partner and the global leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers' Security Services Consulting Practice.

“I am very proud and honored to be chosen for this position with (ISC)²,” said newly elected member Bruce L. Murphy. “In this new role, I look forward to applying my knowledge and expertise to help (ISC)² meet the complex challenges that face the global information security workforce today.”

Dominic Nessi added, “I am excited to serve on this board alongside my colleagues in the security field. The challenges we face as in the information security industry today are diverse and complicated in nature. Working together to advise the community on best practices and solutions is something I enjoy and will embrace in this new position.”

(ISC)²’s NAAB was created to offer deeper insights into the needs of the information security community in North America. Alongside its global counterparts, the advisory board discusses matters of policy or initiatives that drive professional development, provides feedback on (ISC)² programs, activities and opportunities, and makes introductions to influential organizations, bodies, institutions within government and industry within their respective regions with which (ISC)² should engage to serve its membership and the broader information security community. NAAB members also hold leadership positions within (ISC)²’s Americas Information Security Leadership Awards (ISLA) program, the (ISC)² Safe and Secure Online program, and the NAAB Executive Writers Bureau.

To learn more about the North American Advisory Board, visit

About (ISC)²
(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with over 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 ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information security topics. More information is available at http://www.isc2 org

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