Education Subject Matter Expert (SME)

ISC2 is committed to help members advance their knowledge on emerging issues and get up to date on current trends and hot-button topics.


To serve as a subject matter expert ISC2 Education initiatives, including certification courses, professional development, training, and events.


  • Author written materials.
  • Perform peer review on written materials.
  • Participate in a webinar broadcast.
  • Identify technical talent for professional development, training, and events.

ISC2 Membership Requirement


Skills Required

  • Subject Matter Expert in cybersecurity/information security space.
  • Comfortable being on camera and have an environment that’s ready to be shown on camera. (Ex. a quiet office with strong wi-fi, etc.)
  • Work well with the ISC2 team and other subject matter experts.
  • Ability to engage with others to draw out the best-in-class engagement and presentations on cybersecurity topics
  • Familiarity with virtual technology to include an ability to effectively learn how to utilize, manage and run virtual platforms.
  • Punctual and dependable


Training will be provided that is specific to the project where expertise is needed.

Time Requirement

Varies by event

Travel Requirement

No travel required; only available virtually.

Start/End Date


CPE Credit(s)

Self-submit via Member Portal

  • Category: Contributions to the Profession

CPE Submission Process

ISC2 will submit CPE credits on behalf of the volunteer.


  • Earn CPE credits
  • Gain visibility in the cybersecurity space
  • Share expertise
  • Meet and network with peers
  • Contribute to the profession

Reference Materials

Education SME Volunteer Interest Form


Register Interest