Alexandria, Va., November 27, 2023 – ISC2, the world’s leading nonprofit member organization for cybersecurity professionals, today announced that its board of directors have elected board officers for 2024. They are:
  • Chair – Dan Houser, ISSAP, ISSMP, CISSP, CCSP, CSSLP, CC (United States)
  • Vice Chair – Lisa Young, CISSP (United States) 
  • Secretary – Laurie-Anne Bourdain, CISSP (Belgium) 
  • Treasurer – Rachel Guinto, CISSP (Canada) 

As with previous incumbents, the new officers will provide ISC2 with strategic guidance, governance and oversight.

“Congratulations to our new officers, and new and returning board members,” says ISC2 CEO Clar Rosso, CC. “Dan, Lisa, Rachel and Laurie-Anne are experienced cybersecurity professionals and board members, and we welcome such a strong group of officers to lead our board and help us achieve our strategic goals. I look forward to continuing our work together.”

Rosso continues, “I would like to extend my warmest appreciation for the outgoing Chair Jill Slay, CISSP, and Vice Chair James Packer, CISSP, CCSP, who have worked tirelessly in their roles to take the association forward. James, who remains a board member, served as nominations committee chair in 2023, and has worked to make that process more transparent and inclusive. Jill is terming out of board service, and on behalf of the association and the board, I wanted to thank her for many years of service to ISC2 and its membership.”

Chair-elect Dan Houser comments, “I am honored to have been chosen to chair this incredible association. As the ISC2 Workforce Study shows, never has our profession been more important, or as pressured by global events. The dedicated work of our association to bring people into the profession, advocate for them and help them develop to meet future challenges, is critical. This is the mission that we will focus on as a group, every day.”

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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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