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(ISC)²® Announces Call for Speakers for Second Annual Security Congress

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(ISC)²® Announces Call for Speakers for Second Annual Security Congress


Collocated with the ASIS 2012 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, (ISC)² and ASIS International have teamed up to offer the largest security event of its kind in the world


London, U.K., December 12, 2011(ISC)²® (“ISC)-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced the call for speakers for the second annual (ISC)² Security Congress, being held September 10-13, 2012, in Philadelphia, USA.


The event, being collocated with the ASIS International 58th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, will bring together security professionals from all disciplines, making it the largest security event of its kind in the world. More than 20,000 information and physical security practitioners are expected to attend the joint event. (ISC)²’s primary objective with this event is to provide top-notch information security education to all levels of professionals, as well as offer sessions to all attendees addressing the intersection of physical and logical security.


“We are delighted to once again align with ASIS to host this superior event that brings together leading security professionals from all disciplines,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP-ISSEP, CAP, executive director of (ISC)². “The integration of physical and logical security has become critical over the years, and we believe that this cooperative approach will benefit the entire security industry and provide attendees with valuable tools that can further their security knowledge and skills across multiple disciplines. We’re once again aiming to make Congress 2012 the ‘can’t miss’ event of the year.”


Registered attendees to either program can attend any of more than 150 conference sessions throughout 22 education tracks, or mingle with more than 700 exhibitors, as well as sit in on keynote addresses, to be announced at a later date.


Also, as part of the conference, (ISC)² is hosting a series of activities for attendees that include:


(ISC)² is currently accepting speaker submissions for information security tracks focused on:


  • Compliance, Regulation & Governance
  • Threats – Inside and Out
  • Cloud Security
  • Swiss Army Knife
  • Application Security
  • Mobile Security/Social Networking
  • Software Assurance
  • Malware
  • Government Security

To submit a proposal in one of the categories above, please visit https://www.isc2.org/congress-call-for-speakers/Default.aspx. (ISC)² will accept submissions until Feb. 27, 2012.


(ISC)² Security Congress


About (ISC)²

(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with more than 80,000 members in more than 135 countries. Globally recognised as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), Certified Authorisation Professional (CAP®), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information security topics. More information is available at www.isc2.org.


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