Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 05, 2013
(ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced the results of the election for its 2014 Board of Directors. The 13-member Board provides governance and oversight for the organization, grants certifications to qualifying candidates, and enforces adherence to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.
The following individuals will begin their voluntary service on (ISC)²’s Board of Directors:
- Greg Mazzone, CISSP (Australia)
- Jennifer Minella, CISSP (U.S.A.)
- Richard Nealon, CISSP-ISSMP, SSCP (Ireland)
- Prof. Howard Schmidt, CISSP, CSSLP (U.S.A.)
- Freddy Tan, CISSP (Singapore)
“Given the growing intensity of global security threats and the deepening need to fill the pipeline of cyber security professionals, the fresh, diverse perspectives and expertise of these new Directors will help us address these challenges,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP, executive director, (ISC)2. “Our Board has made great strides over the past year to further align (ISC)2’s mission, goals, and objectives with a central focus on membership. We are pleased that these individuals will be joining a team of dedicated volunteers who have committed to providing their time and wisdom to representing the needs of and advancing the professionalism and competency of our members globally.”
The five newly elected professionals will join the ranks of other top information security professionals from around the world representing academia, private organizations, and government agencies. Each of the Board members volunteer to provide strategic direction for the organization and are (ISC)²-certified.
For a complete list of current Board members, please visit: https://www.isc2.org/board-of-directors.aspx. For information on the (ISC)² Board of Directors election process, please visit https://www.isc2.org/board-of-directors.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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