Value of Membership
(ISC)² members and associates comprise the largest global association of expert cybersecurity professionals dedicated to inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Our cybersecurity certifications are recognized as the global standard for excellence and are among the highest professional achievements for those responsible for securing our data, economies, infrastructure and more around the world. (ISC)² certifications – like the CISSP – enable our members to prove their expertise and highlight their skill mastery. For employers, having (ISC)²-certified cybersecurity professionals on staff provides confidence they have assembled a team of experts with proven, real-world experience prepared to protect their organization’s critical assets.
Members and associates enjoy access to a full spectrum of resources and exclusive benefits that enable them to expand their skillset and earn CPE credits, including enriching professional development and volunteer opportunities; peer-to-peer networking and best-practice sharing; the (ISC)² Security Congress annual cybersecurity conference; professional recognition and awards programs; industry event and learning materials discounts, and more.
Become an (ISC)² Candidate
Did you know that you can now join (ISC)² before becoming fully certified?
We have recently launched (ISC)² Candidate which allows anyone studying for a certification or interested in a career in cybersecurity to join the Association and enjoy the benefits this brings. Learn more about becoming an (ISC)² Candidate.
Join us for Inside (ISC)², our quarterly video series discussing the association’s latest accomplishments. Each quarter, we update members on the association’s strategic roadmap, new achievements and milestones, the latest on our certifications, new professional development opportunities, new member offers and much more.
Professional Development Institute
Free, immersive continuing education courses to help members and associates earn rewarding CPE credits while keeping their skills sharp and curiosity piqued. Available at no additional cost to members and associates, the PDI library now includes 35 express learning, immersive and lab-style courses valued at more than $10,000.
We offer a wide array of rewarding CPE opportunities that help members and associates evolve and grow as security professionals. Our thought-provoking events, webinars and publications are a great way to earn CPE credits and stay current on the latest issues and best practices in cybersecurity.
Manage Your Membership
Download your digital certificate, claim your digital badge, review your CPE credits, update your communication preferences and more. Make sure you’re taking full advantage of your (ISC)² membership.
Engage, Volunteer & Grow
Learn about the many opportunities to grow professionally, share best practices, become a mentor, recognize achievements and more.
Discounts & Resources
Take advantage of a wide array of exclusive member discounts and resources, ranging from savings on training materials to discounts on professional services and industry events.
Connect with your fellow (ISC)² Members to discuss best practices, collaborate with others on cybersecurity issues, view job postings or just join the conversation.