Clearwater, FL., U.S.A. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013
(ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced it has appointed two new members to its North American Advisory Board (NAAB). The NAAB represents a group of 10-20 senior-level, volunteer information security professionals in North America who advise (ISC)² on industry initiatives, policies, standards, and workforce concerns.
The following individuals were recently appointed to the (ISC)² NAAB:
NAAB members provide insight and advice to the (ISC)² executive management team on policies, programs, and initiatives that affect the information security workforce. As part of their efforts on the NAAB, members participate in regional (ISC)² leadership subcommittees, including the (ISC)² Americas Information Security Leadership Awards (Americas ISLA®) and the Executive Writers Bureau (EWB).
“We’re thrilled to add Karen and Gurdeep to our impressive roster of NAAB members,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP, executive director, (ISC)². “Both women not only have thorough and extensive knowledge of the information security landscape, they also hold deeper connections and insights to (ISC)² through their chapters. Their involvement will help to further the NAAB and (ISC)² initiatives and we could not be happier to welcome these outstanding security professionals to the board.”
To learn more about the NAAB, visit: https://www.isc2.org/NAAB.aspx.
(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with over 93,000 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®), the Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFPSM), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPPSM), 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 and software security topics. More information is available at http://www.isc2.org.
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