(ISC)2 - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium:
The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, also known as(ISC)2, is a global, not-for-profit leader in educating and certifying information security professionals. The (ISC)2 is recognized worldwide for their certifications and high quality education programs.
The (ISC)2 provides education products, career services, and certification credentials to information technology security professionals in more than 135 countries.
The mission of the (ISC)2 is stated as: to make the cyber world a safe place through the elevation of information security to the public domain and through the support and development of information security professionals around the world.
(ISC)2 develops and maintains their CBK, or critical body of knowledge, on information security topics. This knowledge defines global industry standards, and servs as a common framework of terms and principles. In this way, the (ISC)2 allows professionals worldwide to discuss, debate, and resolve matters pertaining to the field. Subject matter experts continually review and update the CBK.
The (ISC)2 certifications are in high demand by employers. The certifications currently offered by (ISC)2 include: