ISMG Announces New Educational Partnership with (ISC)2

ISMG Announces New Educational Partnership with (ISC)2

ISMG to Provide (ISC)² Members with CPE-level Credit Opportunities, Along with Automated Tracking and Reporting of Credits

Princeton, N.J. September 30, 2016

Information Security Media Group, the leading media provider to the information security community, and (ISC)²®, the international association best known for its industry-standard CISSP® and related cybersecurity accreditation programs, today announced a new educational partnership. In this new partnership, ISMG will provide (ISC)² members worldwide access to a custom premium membership that offers the ability to earn professional education credits applicable to (ISC)² certifications.

(ISC)² members who enroll as an ISMG Premium Member will gain access to: 

  • Unlimited on-demand access to ISMG’s broad selection of premium webinars;
  • Registration for any scheduled premium webinar;
  • ISMG’s full content portfolio that includes access to unlimited articles, blog entries, podcast interviews with thought leaders in the global security industry, research studies and reports on current topics such as ransomware response, identity and access management, and threat intelligence, among many others;
  • Reduced registration fees to attend any of ISMG’s acclaimed in-person Summits worldwide.

(ISC)2 members who sign up for the ISMG Premium membership will have their CPEs submitted on their behalf.  Members will also be able to track the CPEs and print CPE certificates for what they have earned through their ISMG account.

“We are excited to announce this partnership with ISMG,” said Wesley Simpson, chief operations officer of (ISC)². “Building relationships that benefit our members is a key goal for our organization.”

“Cybersecurity professionals need access to the latest trends and intelligence to do their jobs effectively,” ISMG CEO Sanjay Kalra said. “Our Premium Memberships provide that essential repository of information and education that security practitioners can leverage to hone their skills while earning credits for the important certifications (ISC)² offers to its members.”

This new program is specially priced for (ISC)² members. Through October 31, 2016, (ISC)² members may take advantage of special early-bird pricing.

About ISMG

Information Security Media Group (ISMG) is the world’s largest media organization devoted solely to information security and risk management. Each of our 28 media properties provides education, research and news that is specifically tailored to key vertical sectors including banking, healthcare and the public sector; geographies from the North America to Southeast Asia; and topics such as data breach prevention, cyber risk assessment and fraud. Our annual global Summit series connects senior security professionals with industry thought leaders to find actionable solutions for pressing cybersecurity challenges.

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 115,000 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.  


David Elichman

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Information Security Media Group

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