Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) February 04, 2014
(ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with nearly 100,000 members worldwide, today announced the opening of its call for speakers for the 2nd annual (ISC)² CyberSecureGov security leadership conference, to be held June 2-3, 2014, in Arlington, VA. The conference will offer 2 days of government-focused sessions at a low cost to government employees.
“After successive years of budgetary challenges, professional education and training opportunities for those who execute government strategies and programs have slimmed down substantially, while at the same time, pressing national security issues, sophisticated attacks, and data breaches are growing at an alarming pace,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP, executive director of (ISC)² and former CIO for the U.S. Department of Interior. “Our goal with CyberSecureGov is to provide federally-focused educational content at a low cost to information security professionals that will expand their knowledge and inspire vigilance in the face of the government’s recent cyber set-backs.”
Themed "Vigilance in the Face of Cyber Set-Backs," the CyberSecureGov conference program will include both management and technical tracks featuring U.S. government and industry premier speakers. (ISC)² is currently accepting speaker submissions for sessions focused on:
To submit a proposal in one of the categories above, please visit https://www.isc2.org/EventDetails.aspx?id=11613. For inquiries, please email csg(at)isc2(dot)org. (ISC)² will accept submissions until March 15, 2014.
Formed in 1989 and celebrating its 25th anniversary, (ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with nearly 100,000 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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