ISC2 and Learning Tree work together to help close the cybersecurity skills gap through a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity training

Clearwater, FL, February 24, 2021 – ISC2 – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today announced that Learning Tree International has been named its first global Premier Partner, as part of a new tiered partnership program for Official Training Providers (OTP). The two organizations will work closely to engage more aspiring cybersecurity professionals around the world and educate them as they pursue the next chapter in their careers.

Learning Tree offers hands-on, instructor-led education based on Official ISC2 courseware supporting students and serving all levels of government, enterprises and organizations across the globe. Its new Premier Partner designation recognizes the outstanding support provided to cybersecurity students worldwide and its status as a trusted ISC2 learning partner.

Learning Tree engages real-world cybersecurity experts to deliver its training solutions and brings the full suite of Official ISC2 CBK Training Seminars to life with an emphasis on hands-on learning and real-world skills, delivered to students via its proprietary virtual learning platform, Learning Tree AnyWare®. Learning Tree is committed to growing the cybersecurity workforce through a comprehensive security education curriculum, including the following ISC2 official certification education offerings worldwide: CCSP, CISSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CAP and HCISPP.

“In the mission to provide education for the world’s future cybersecurity leaders, Learning Tree has been an invaluable partner,” said Greg Clawson, vice president of sales and marketing, ISC2. “The demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals has never been greater or more global in nature, and the reach that Learning Tree provides enables us to meet learners where they are in more regions around the world, on their journey along the path to certification.”

“Having the right cybersecurity strategy, processes and talent in place has never been more critical,” said David Brown, CEO of Learning Tree. “We are poised to better support our clients in their mission to safeguard their brands and data through our comprehensive cybersecurity training approach from skills assessments to training to coaching — work we take great pride in at Learning Tree – and we appreciate this recognition as ISC2’s first global Premier Partner.”

About ISC2 Official Training Provider Program
ISC2 Official Training Providers use official courseware developed by ISC2. This ensures that training content is relevant and up to date. The instructors are verified security experts who have gone through an intense training and authorization process with ISC2 to teach the content.

The three tiers of the ISC2 OTP program indicate the level of growth and engagement that each partner achieves with their ISC2 education offerings. Each tier comes with graduated levels of rewards, incentives and benefits, and now include Partner, Preferred Partner and Premier Partner status. Reaching the Premier Partner tier requires a demonstrated commitment to inspiring a safe and secure cyber world through reach, expertise and a proven ability to engage learners and organizations, facilitating a highly-developed, certified workforce with practical skills and experience.

Training organizations interested in partnering with ISC2 should complete the Partnership Application and email it to

About ISC2

ISC2 is the world’s leading member organization for cybersecurity professionals, driven by our vision of a safe and secure cyber world. Our more than 600,000 members, candidates and associates around the globe are a force for good, safeguarding the way we live. Our award-winning certifications – including cybersecurity’s premier certification, the CISSP® – enable professionals to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and abilities at every stage of their careers. ISC2 strengthens the influence, diversity and vitality of the cybersecurity profession through advocacy, expertise and workforce empowerment that accelerates cyber safety and security in an interconnected world. Our charitable foundation, The Center for Cyber Safety and Education, helps create more access to cyber careers and educate those most vulnerable. Learn more and get involved at Connect with us on X, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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