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(ISC)² Partners with A Cloud Guru to Offer More Cloud Security Training to its Membership

(ISC)² members to receive exclusive, one-month membership to A Cloud Guru

Clearwater, FL, May 2, 2018 – (ISC)²® – the world’s largest nonprofit association of certified cybersecurity professionals – today announced a partnership with A Cloud Guru to offer (ISC)² members exclusive free access to their cloud security education. A Cloud Guru is made up of a community of 500,000+ engineers in more than 170 countries and delivers a broad array of cloud computing courses which aid cybersecurity professionals in better defending their data in the cloud. 

“Our Global Information Security Workforce Study findings show cloud security is the number one skill professionals need to acquire, or strengthen, over the next three years to advance their careers,” said Wesley Simpson, COO of (ISC)². “One way we enable our members to accomplish that goal is through our Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®) certification, which is our fastest growing credential. By partnering with A Cloud Guru, we are able to augment our cloud security education to offer members even more opportunities to sharpen their skillset and better defend their organizations.”  

“(ISC)² consistently demonstrates its commitment to providing cybersecurity professionals with professional development opportunities that will help enrich their careers,” said Drew Firment, managing partner, A Cloud Guru. “This new partnership allows us to educate more professionals who are in need of new cloud security skills.”

Recent research from (ISC)² shows that 64 percent of IT professionals believe cloud computing and security is the top skill organizations need from them to secure their critical assets. Continuing education is vital to maintaining a strong security posture. 

Membership to A Cloud Guru provides the following:

  • Unlimited access to beginner, intermediate and advanced courses on cloud computing services
  • AWS, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure training
  • A Cloud Guru’s Exam Simulator
  • Video series viewing, including A Cloud Guru’s AWS This Week, Release Review, Maker Labs and Future of Tech
  • Mobile app to enable learning anywhere, anytime on iOS and Android devices
  • Community-driven discussion forums 

(ISC)² members can sign up for the one-month free trial of the membership here.

For more information on the CCSP, please visit


About (ISC)²

(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 130,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through 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.   

© 2018, (ISC)² Inc., (ISC)², CISSP, SSCP, CCSP, CAP, CSSLP, HCISPP, CCFP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP, CISSP-ISSMP and CBK are registered marks, of (ISC)², Inc.


About A Cloud Guru

A Cloud Guru has delivered cloud computing training to over 500,000 students across 170 countries and 6 continents. ACG’s platform was developed by experts in building scalable cloud solutions that don’t rely on servers or traditional infrastructure. Customers of A Cloud Guru include Expedia, Women Who Code, Xero, Cloud Health, Cloud Technology Partners, DevExchange, and XE.


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