(ISC)²® Opens Call for Speakers for Third Annual CyberSecureGov Training Event

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Two-Day Program Designed to Help Cyber Security Professionals Advance and Accelerate the Implementation of Effective Security Programs

“Our goal with CyberSecureGov is to provide federally-focused training at a low cost that will assist to advance security programs and help government personnel maximize resources in order to keep pace with cyber threats,” said Dan Waddell.

(ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced the opening of its call for speakers for the 3rd annual (ISC)2 CyberSecureGov, to be held May 14-15, 2015, at the Reagan Building & International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. This training event will offer two days of government-focused sessions.

“Just when agencies start to identify the damage resulting from a cyber incident, another devastating attack is reported. With seemingly no end in sight, the U.S. government must focus on solutions that can be implemented with lightning speed,” said Dan Waddell, CISSP, CAP, PMP, director, Government Affairs, (ISC)². “Our goal with CyberSecureGov is to provide federally-focused training at a low cost that will assist to advance security programs and help government personnel maximize resources in order to keep pace with cyber threats.”

Themed From Zero to 60: Advancing the Cybersecurity Workforce, the CyberSecureGov training program will include both management and technical tracks featuring premier speakers from government, industry, and academia. (ISC)² is currently accepting speaker submissions for sessions focused on:

  •     Cloud Security
  •     Threat Intelligence
  •     Critical Infrastructure Protection
  •     Security Automation/Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
  •     Application/Software Security
  •     Mobile Security
  •     Supply Chain Risk Management
  •     Education/Training/Workforce
  •     Risk and Financial Management
  •     Identity and Access Management

To submit a proposal in one of the categories above, please visit http://bit.ly/1xUY5y3. For inquiries, please email csg@isc2.org. (ISC)² will accept submissions until February 6, 2015.

About (ISC)²®
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 over 100,000 members in more than 160 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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