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Names CyberVista New Approved Training Provider for CISSP Education Delivery


(ISC)² Names CyberVista New Approved Training Provider for CISSP Education Delivery

Educational bodies work together to offer training solutions for a wider audience of learners

Las Vegas, NV and Clearwater, FL, August 3, 2016 — (ISC)2® today announced it has named CyberVista as an Approved Training Provider for a live, online training course for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®).

“Delivering world-class education through channels that are accessible to our candidates and members is paramount,” says Wesley Simpson, chief operating officer at (ISC)². “This relationship is part of our effort to provide more educational options that appeal to a wide variety of learners. We believe that adding CyberVista as an approved training provider will make a great impact on building a more cyber-ready workforce.”

The CISSP certification is designed for professionals with proven technical and managerial skills, experience and credibility to design, engineer, implement and manage information security programs to protect organizations from cyberattacks. Those holding a credential from (ISC)² reported a 35 percent premium in salary over those without, according to the
 2015 Global Information Security Workforce Study. Nonmember security practitioners reported an average annual salary of US $76,363, while the salaries among those with an (ISC)² certification averaged US $103,117 annually.

CyberVista, a cybersecurity education and workforce development company, will be an Approved Training Provider for the live online CISSP program for (ISC)². The test preparation process will enable candidates to engage with the content via several delivery methods, including: lightboard technology, voice-over PowerPoint, video and more. Part of the CyberVista approach to training involves an initial assessment to determine the individual areas of focus for a candidate, providing a personalized educational path.

“Given the rapidly increasing cybersecurity threats facing businesses today, the need for more certified cybersecurity professionals has never been greater,” said CyberVista CEO Amjed Saffarini. “CISSP is globally recognized as a gold standard in cybersecurity certification. The program we announced today is just one of several initiatives CyberVista is planning to address the growing cybersecurity skills gap businesses and government agencies face.”

For more information on the CISSP, please visit Black Hat USA attendees can also visit (ISC)² at booth #1574. For more information on CyberVista’s CISSP test preparation program, please visit


About (ISC)²

(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association best known for its award-winning Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, with additional certification and education programs that holistically address security. Our membership, 115,000 strong internationally, is made up of sought-after cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance this new industry. Our vision to inspire a safe and secure cyber world reaches the general public through a commitment to social responsibility via our charitable foundation – The Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM. For more information on (ISC)², visit, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook

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About CyberVista

CyberVista is a cybersecurity training and workforce development company whose mission is to create a cyber-ready workforce through personalized training programs that provide organizations with the people, knowledge and skills required to defend their most critical assets. With parent Graham Holdings Company and sister company Kaplan, Inc.’s innovative education technologies and personalized approach to learning, CyberVista offers a new vision for board, executive, and workforce cybersecurity education. For more information, visit


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