Pre-conference workshops provide immersive professional development on critical cybersecurity topics like artificial intelligence, women in leadership and supply chain risk management

Alexandria, Va., July 20, 2023 – ISC2 – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today announced that registration is open for the Pre-Conference Workshops on October 23-24, two days prior to the 13th annual 2023 ISC2 Security Congress. The workshops will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Pre-conference tracks offer in-depth discussions around emerging and relevant topics such as governance, risk and compliance (GRC), privacy, AI, women in cybersecurity leadership and third-party risk management.

The workshops will take place daily from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST, offering attendees a full day of immersive learning and networking opportunities. Each offers a diverse range of interactive sessions tailored to different stages of cybersecurity professionals' careers. For attendees pursuing a certification, workshops are also available for review of the domains covered by the CISSP, CCSP or CGRC exams. The workshops include:

  • Official CISSP® Readiness (Two-Day)
  • Official CCSP® Readiness (Two-Day)
  • Official CGRC Readiness (Two-Day)
  • Women in Cybersecurity Leadership (Two-Day)
  • CISO Board Training (Two-Day)
  • Executive's Guide to Building Cybersecurity Strategy (Two-Day)
  • Learn to Build and Conduct Tabletop Exercises (One-Day)
  • Privacy by Design (One-Day)
  • Vendor and Contract Management for IT and IT Security Professionals (One-Day)
  • Responsible AI by Design (One-Day)

"The workshops are taught by certified professionals and industry experts, including ISC2 authorized instructors Simon Salmon, CISSP, CSSLP, Alan Yue, CISSP, CCSP and Kevin Stoffell, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSEP, ISSMP, CGRC, CSSLP, CCSP as well as Keyaan Williams, CISSP and Jonathan Kimmitt, CISSP.

Individuals interested in joining the Pre-Conference Workshops are encouraged to sign up early, as availability is limited and demand is high. Early bird pricing is available through August 15. To note, breakfast and lunch are included in the workshops.

To register for the Pre-Conference Workshops and explore the complete schedule, please visit here.

About ISC2
ISC2 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, ISC2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, pragmatic approach to security. Our association of candidates, associates and members, more than 365,000 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 Education™. For more information on ISC2, visit, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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