New to Cybersecurity

Start learning and keep growing. A career in cybersecurity can take you anywhere you want to go, opening exciting opportunities around the world. Every industry needs qualified cyber professionals on their teams to defend against cyberthreats and safeguard critical assets.

ISC2 is here to guide and support you on your way a successful and rewarding career in cybersecurity.

Get Your Strongest Start

Begin your journey with Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) and start your path toward advanced certifications and future leadership roles. You'll build the entry-level cybersecurity knowledge employers are looking for, from an organization they trust.

Free CC Training and Exam
Start now by signing up as an ISC2 Candidate and gain free access to CC Online Self-Paced Training and a free exam as part of our One Million Certified in Cybersecurity pledge.

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The Center for Cyber Safety and Education, the charitable arm of ISC2, is committed to helping remove financial barriers to entering the cyber profession or advancing in a cyber career. The Center is one of the world’s leading providers of cybersecurity scholarships and offers a variety of opportunities for students and emerging professionals.

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Get Job Ready and Secure Your Role!

Access valuable insights from industry leaders to kickstart your cybersecurity career and land your ideal role.

Succeed and Thrive

Continue to build your skills, stay at the forefront of cybersecurity and thrive in your role.

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“ISC2 membership has helped my career through the knowledge, the information, the networking opportunities it provides. I have found new work opportunities, got involved with new projects and became part of a community of likeminded people who want to make a whole nation a safer cyber space.”

Anthony Lim, CC, CSSLP, Singapore

“Certified in Cybersecurity (CC) has been instrumental in launching my career and taking it to the next level. I’m excited to renew my certification. ISC2 is among the most widely respected organizations in the field, and membership has been a valuable networking tool.”

Janet G, CC, USA