ISSA/ISSAEF Announces the Recipient of the SANS sponsored Eugene Schultz Training Scholarship

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Vienna, VA-November 19, 2020 – ISSA, the premier non-profit cybersecurity professional association, and ISSAEF, the education foundation announced the 2020 recipient of the Eugene Schultz Training Scholarship their 2020 ISSA Awards Virtual Gala. SANS organization has proudly sponsored this yearly scholarship for ISSA members. Eugene M. Schultz was a professor of computer science, retiring from the University of California at Berkeley, an instructor for SANS and ISACA, and editor-in-chief of Computers and Security. He consulted for U.S. and foreign governments and industries and was Chief Technical Officer for several firms. He was a long-time ISSA member/supporter.  

The recipient, Amy Landry from the ISSA DC/Metro chapter said, “I am honored to receive this scholarship to further pursue my education and commitment to the cybersecurity profession.”

Patricia Gilmore, CISSP-ISSMP, President of the ISSAEF stated, “we are proud to work with SANS to provide this scholarship to one of our current ISSA members, which honors Eugene Schultz, winner of every honor ever bestowed on an ISSA member, and his lifetime dedication to developing cyber professionals.”

“SANS is thrilled to work with ISSA/ISSAEF to provide the recipient of this scholarship with a training experience of their choice to further professional education in the cybersecurity industry,” said Shelley Wark-Martyn from the SANS organization.



The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)™ is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk, and protecting critical information and infrastructure. ISSA members and award winners include many of the industry’s notable luminaries and represent a broad range of industries – from communications, education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial, and consulting to IT – as well as federal, state, and local government departments and agencies. Through regional chapter meetings, conferences, networking events, and content, members tap into a wealth of shared knowledge and expertise. Follow us on Twitter at @ISSAINTL.

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The Information Systems Security Association Education Foundation (ISSAE) is dedicated to assisting and promoting education and research in the Information Security field. Foster, support, develop, and provide education and training in matters involving information security and its applications. The ISSAEF develops, supports, conducts, and promotes educational programs, symposia, seminars, and provides scholarships in information security and other activities to educate the public and members of the public in and about information security technology, and matters involving information security and technology.

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The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. Its programs now reach more than 165,000 security professionals around the world. A range of individuals from auditors and network administrators to chief information security officers are sharing the lessons they learn and are jointly finding solutions to the challenges they face. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners in varied global organizations from corporations to universities working together to help the entire information security community.

SANS is the most trusted and by far the largest source for information security training and security certification in the world. It also develops, maintains, and makes available at no cost, the largest collection of research documents about various aspects of information security, and it operates the Internet's early warning system – the Internet Storm Center.

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