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Connect to cybersecurity’s best minds and biggest ideas. For less.
Expert-led sessions. Thought-provoking keynotes. Cutting-edge innovation. Interactive networking opportunities. Join the conversation at RSA Conference 2021, a virtual experience happening May 17-20. Meet industry leaders and peers, learn about the latest trends that are most relevant to your needs, grow your career and help shape the future of the industry. Plus, save $100 on an All Access Pass as an ISSA member.
The WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Forum June 2, 2021
The WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Forum will show them how to expand their role past the IT department, as well as how other company leaders can ask the right questions in order to keep systems—and employees—safe. As an ISSA member you will receive a complimentary pass to the virtual conference
ISSA Members receive a $500 grant for ISSA Leadership Academy Cohort
In response to our recent survey the ISSA and the Professional Development Academy it is clear that cybersecurity leaders need to be seen as trusted business partners who have positive contributions to add to the strategy and goals of their organization. We have partnered to deliver an innovative program that focuses on leadership development
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certification by Dr. Eric Cole
Dr. Eric Cole, founder of Secure Anchor Consulting, is a renowned security expert with over two decades of in-the-trenches experience in IT and network security. He is the author of several books and textbooks, including Advanced Persistent Threat, Hackers Beware, Hiding in Plain Sight, Network Security Bible 2nd Edition, and Insider Threat, and has presented at many major conferences. He also served as a member of the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President, Barack Obama, and sits on several executive advisory boards.
Dr. Cole has created the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certification: The only REAL CISO Certification that is developed by a CISO and covers the strategic mindset of what is needed to be a security leader. Contrary to popular path, the CISO is not necessarily a technical career path for a world class security engineer. A world class security engineer needs technology depth and tactics, a CISO needs strategy and vision. Join Dr. Cole for 6 months in this in-depth deep dive CISO training (40hrs of content) and monthly group coaching program.
Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Training Offer
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment. As organizations migrate to the cloud, they need information security professionals who are cloud savvy. The Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) is widely recognized as the standard of expertise for cloud security and provides you with the foundations you need to secure data in the cloud. You will learn CSA’s Security Guidance v.4 along with an in-depth understanding of the full capabilities of cloud computing, recommendations from the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security’s (ENISA) cloud guidance, how to assess the security of cloud providers and your own organization using the Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), and much more. Choose from self-paced online, instructor-led online, in-person or self-study trainings to gain the knowledge you need.
ISSA Members receive an exclusive 20% discount for this training.
ISSA members get a 25% discount on all of IAPP training classes
Privacy SWAN Consulting is a training and consulting company with a history of helping companies succeed; we are a trusted advisor who can help you Sleep Well At Night (SWAN). We have a diverse background in the areas of technology, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), security, plus data protection and privacy which gives us a unique perspective on training because we see it from a security and technology view, not just a legal and compliance view.
ISSA members receive a 30% OFF discount for all NCSP training programs with exams
itSM Solutions Extends Exclusive Offers for Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® Members to Become Certified as NIST Cybersecurity Professionals (NCSP). NCSP is the industry’s first accredited training program designed to teach organizations how to engineer, operationalize and continually improve a cybersecurity risk management program based on the NIST Cybersecurity and COSO Enterprise Risk Management Frameworks.
ISSA NCSP Training Program for General and Corporate members include: General ISSA Members
· 30% off all classroom and video NCSP training programs with exams
· Access to itSM’s online NCSP Mentoring Community
Corporate ISSA Members
· A discounted starter kit of NCSP Training, Mentoring & Exam services
· Digital Business Readiness Training
· 200+ IT & Project Management video training certification courses.
· Access to itSM’s online NCSP Mentoring Community
· 30% off all follow-on classroom and video NCSP training programs with exams
ISSA members recieve a 20% OFF discount for SWADA Training
SCIPP International, a nonprofit, educates employees how to protect their company’s business intelligence from insider facilitated risks.
SWADA, short for Secure Web Application Development Awareness courses, will open your eyes to programming vulnerabilities, and best application security practices to protect your data integrity. This course is recommended for all employees, vendors and contractors involved in the planning, analysis, design, development, or maintenance of web-based applications, including the controls, technology and processes required to comply with regulations and standards.
ISSA members receive a 20% OFF discount for all EC-Council Training!
EC-Council’s iClass training Division brings “best of breed” instruction together with cutting edge, in-demand content to bring you a unique blend of training directly from the leader in cybersecurity. We offer various training options: Self-Paced, In-Person, and Online Live. We offer courses in the following disciplines: Ethical Hacking, Executive IT Management, Computer Network Defense, Pen Testing, Computer Forensics, Cryptography, Live Cyber Range, Cybersecurity Workshops, Incident Handling, Secure Programming, Mobile Security Tool Kits, Advance Network Defense, Network Security Core Concepts, and Security Awareness. No matter what your time or budget constraints may be, we have a training option for you!
ISSA members receive 10% OFF all Cover6 Training!
Cover6 Solutions is a veteran- and minority-owned information security consulting and training company. We improve lives and businesses through cybersecurity training, vulnerability & penetration testing, and community outreach & staffing. We focus especially on individuals that are new to cybersecurity or in the early stages of their careers. In addition to performing vulnerability and penetration tests, we offer virtual/live workshops which include our popular SOC Analyst Prep and AttackNDefend workshops. We also offer a variety of training and placement services to the cybersecurity community.
ISSA members receive $250.00 OFF select courses from FAIR Institute!
The FAIR™ (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) cyber risk framework has emerged as the premier Value at Risk (VaR) framework for cybersecurity and operational risk. The FAIR Institute is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of measuring and managing information risk.
It provides information risk, cybersecurity and business executives with the standards and best practices to help organizations measure, manage and report on information risk from the business perspective. The FAIR Institute and its community focus on innovation, education, and sharing of best practices to advance the FAIR™ cyber risk framework and the information risk management profession.
ISSA members recieve a 20% OFF discount for all online Training! Quantity discounts available that go beyond 20%!
Treadstone 71 is a woman and veteran-owned small business exclusively focused on cyber intelligence consulting, services, and training. We are a pure-play intelligence shop.
Since 2002, Treadstone 71 has delivered intelligence training, strategic, operational, and tactical intelligence consulting, and research. We provide a seamless extension of your organization efficiently and effectively moving your organization to cyber intelligence program maturity. Our training, established in 2008, follows intelligence community standards as applied to the ever-changing threat environment.
ISSA Members receive $50.00 OFF an annual membership to Women's Society of Cyberjutsu!
WSC serves thousands of women, men and girls across the globe by bringing awareness to, and advancing careers in, cybersecurity. The WSC community includes information security professionals, IT professionals, programmers, computer scientists and engineers, as well as women wanting to explore and join the field. Recognizing the importance of encouraging girls to embrace a future in STEM-related professions through its Cyberjutsu Girls Academy, WSC provides a unique hands-on curriculum focused on securing information technology.
ISSA Members receive FREE attendence to Cyber Summit Power Hours
The Cyber Security Summit connects Industry Executives responsible for protecting their company’s critical infrastructures with cutting-edge technology providers & renowned information security experts. Our mission is to educate regional executives on the latest cyber security threat landscape, best practices to prevent cyber attacks and protocols in the case of a breach, and solutions to implement to protect critical data and infrastructures.
ISSA members receive a discount of 80% OFF all courses while organizations receive 15% OFF!
Lawpilots is a German based success story — founded by consultants and lawyers. lawpilots offers innovative online trainings qualifying employees with fun in the legal challenges of digitization. With their e-learnings, employees develop sustainable awareness of data protection, compliance, information security and occupational safety for everyday work situations. Created by educators, legal experts and consultants, their courses are not only psychologically appealing, learn effective and time saving, but also very interactive and fun. With years of in-depth experience in European data protection legislation lawpilots is now available in over 30 country and language versions.
KnowBe4 (ISSA Members receive 25% OFF a 1-year or 3-year subscription with an ADDITIONAL 20% off applied to any 3-year subscription purchase!)
KnowBe4 is the world’s largest integrated Security Awareness Training and Simulated Phishing platform. Realizing that the human element of security was being seriously neglected, KnowBe4 was created to help organizations manage the problem of social engineering through a comprehensive new-school awareness training approach. This method integrates baseline testing using real-world mock attacks, engaging interactive training, continuous assessment through simulated phishing, and vishing attacks and enterprise-strength reporting, to build a more resilient organization with security top of mind. Tens of thousands of organizations use KnowBe4’s platform across all industries, including highly regulated fields such as finance, healthcare, energy, government and insurance to mobilize their end users as a last line of defense and enable them to make better security decisions.
Cybrary (ISSA members receive a discount of 60% OFF an annual Cybrary Insider Pro subscription while organizations can receive 15% OFF a Cybrary Business License!)
Cybrary is a cybersecurity and IT workforce development platform. Its ecosystem of people, companies, content, and technologies converge to create an ever-growing catalog of online courses and experiential tools that provide IT and cybersecurity learning opportunities to anyone, anywhere, anytime. Cybrary has received industry recognition since its 2015 founding, often being named as an innovator and pioneer in cyber and IT development.
20% off ALL MindEdge Learning courses
MindEdge's mission is to improve the way the world learns. Since our founding by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, we have served some two million learners.
MindEdge is a premier developer of online learning solutions, including certificate and professional development courses. As a registered educational provider, we can grant CFRE, SHRM, CEU and PDU credits, all with academically rigorous, fully supported, self-paced courses.
Advanced Privacy Knowledge to Improve Your Technology Development Skills
ISSA members will enjoy an exclusive discount to TRAIN FOR ANSI/ISO-ACCREDITED IAPP Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) CIPT CERTIFICATION.
FREE one-year membership ($275.00 in savings!) to the International Association of Privacy Professionals
The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.
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