ASIS, ISC-squared to co-host second annual 'Career Pavilion' at ASIS 2013

ASIS International and ISC-squared this week announced that they will co-host the second annual "Career Pavilion" at the upcoming ASIS 2013 conference. The ISC-squared Security Congress will once again be co-located at the conference, which is scheduled to be held on Sept. 24-26 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

According to a statement, the pavilion, which is being sponsored by the University of Phoenix, will feature free coaching and resume reviews, as well as educational sessions and career services. The pavilion will be open to all attendees of ASIS 2013 and the ISC-squared Security Congress.

Career services and resources include:

  • Complimentary resume reviews and career coaching
  • Information on ASIS and ISC-squared certifications
  • Access to online career development tools and job postings

Daily panel sessions include:

  • CSOs and deputies sharing their career path stories
  • Security employers discussing in-demand skill sets
  • Resume development and interviewing tips and techniques

"We launched the Career Pavilion at ASIS 2012 and were overwhelmed by the positive response," said Geoffrey T. Craighead, CPP, president of ASIS International. "This year, thanks to the generous support of the University of Phoenix, and ASIS and ISC-squared members and volunteer leaders, we are pleased to offer attendees even more services—free of charge."

"Our latest research confirms the information security workforce crisis is acute," said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP-ISSEP, CAP, CISA, executive director for ISC-squared. "Career development opportunities like those offered through the Career Pavilion are vital to provide professionals in this industry the tools for new skills that meet the demands of today’s job market."