"Not only can government agencies buy direct with discounted pricing, but they also have direct access to (ISC)2 staff who can customize a cyber workforce plan that is aligned with industry leading certifications and training,” said Dan Waddell.
(PRWEB) September 06, 2016
(ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”) today announced that its certification exam vouchers and award-winning training courses are now available to government buyers through GSA IT Schedule 70, contract #GS-35F-195DA.
Under the award, federal and state/local agencies can take advantage of pre-approved pricing to advance the skills of their information technology (IT) workforce with classroom-based, live online and private on-site training for (ISC)²’s industry-leading certifications, including the Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP®) and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials. Both (ISC)² annual maintenance fee (AMF) vouchers and official courseware kits will be added to the Schedule in the coming months.
“With our certification training and exam vouchers now available on GSA Schedule, not only can government agencies buy direct with discounted pricing, but they also have direct access to (ISC)² staff who can customize a cyber workforce plan that is aligned with industry leading certifications and training,” said Dan Waddell, CISSP, CAP, PMP, (ISC)² managing director, North America Region, and director, U.S. Government Affairs. “Our aim is to assist agencies that have a broad range of cyber training needs to establish a programmatic approach, which will ultimately help the government in solving its cyber workforce shortage.”
The government has invested significant resources in its efforts to meet the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals, including the recent release of its first-ever Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy, its ongoing efforts to develop the NICE Workforce Framework and the current updating of Department of Defense (DoD) Mandate 8140/8570.
For more information regarding (ISC)²’s certification and training products or GSA IT Schedule 70, contract #GS-35F-195DA, email Craig Nelson, (ISC)² U.S. government account executive, North America Region, at cnelson(at)isc2.org or go to http://www.isc2.org/gsa-schedule.
(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 115,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation – The Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM. For more information on (ISC)², visit http://www.isc2.org, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook.
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