U.S. Government

Building the Cybersecurity Workforce

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The United States Government creates, transmits and stores more data than anyone in the world - ranging from citizens' records (e.g., Social Security numbers) and proprietary data to military and national security information. U.S. government cybersecurity professionals are often the last line of defense against the theft and illegal use of this important data, which is why it is crucial to employ qualified, knowledgeable personnel. The most effective way to verify expertise, skills and ability within the practice of cybersecurity is through training and certification. (ISC)² is helping agencies and departments at all branches and levels of the U.S. government do just that.

(ISC)² is the worldleader in educating and certifying cybersecurity professionals and the first certification body to meet the demanding ISO/IEC Standard 17024.

(ISC)² Cybersecurity Readiness Training and Certification

Due to the special requirements of U.S. government, (ISC)² provides training and certification programs directly to U.S. government personnel. We understand government policy and can assist you in obtaining official (ISC)² programs and services that are customized to meet your needs - for both individuals and groups in either a classroom-basedprivate on-sitelive online or on-demand training.

Our certifications include: 

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For organizations, our Voucher Program allows you to lock in training seminar prices at the deepest discount based on the number of vouchers purchased. 

To learn more about (ISC)2's Cybersecurity Readiness Training and Certification, read the brochure

For more details, please contact Craig Nelson, U.S. Gov’t Account Executive, North American Region at (571) 321-5322 or cnelson@isc2.org.

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News & Reports

2016 State of Cybersecurity from the Federal Cyber Executive Perspective - An (ISC)² Report

The state of cybersecurity one year after the OPM data breach.

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(ISC)² Delivers Recommendations to New Federal CISO

(ISC)² made recommendations for the recently appointed federal chief information security officer to consider in order to keep critical workforce issues at the forefront during the coming year of presidential transition.

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Tackling the D.C. Security Skills Crisis

The scale of the global IT security skills crisis is well documented, but what is its direct impact on cybersecurity with government agencies in Washington. D.C?

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Government Employees

DoD Directive 8570.1  

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has developed a directive that supports cybersecurity certification and continuing education for DoD employees.

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Risk Management Framework

Risk Management Framework (RMF) is the unified information security framework for the entire federal government.

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Veterans

Post GI Bill

As a U.S. veteran, you can take advantage of financial support provided by the Post-9/11 GI Bill to get certified by (ISC)².

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Cyberwarrior Scholarship

Qualified returning U.S. veterans who receive this scholarship are rewarded with training, textbooks, apps, certification testing, and placement assistance.

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