ISC-squared announces new associate of (ISC) 2 programs for CSSLP and CAP

Palm Harbor, Fla., U.S.A., January 12, 2012 – (ISC)² ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP, today announced the expansion of the Associate of (ISC)² program to include the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) and Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) credentials. Already available for the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) credentials, the Associate of (ISC)² program allows aspiring information security professionals to sit for a credential exam to assess their knowledge and build their professional network while they're gaining the work experience required to become certified.

Upon passing either the CISSP, CSSLP, CAP or SSCP exams, which test a candidate's understanding of the applicable CBKU, (ISC)²'s taxonomy of global information security topics, the Associate of (ISC)² will gain access to an elite peer network and career development resources offered exclusively to (ISC)² members. Additionally, Associates of (ISC)² gain access to the same benefits as (ISC)2's certified members, including a suite of career development and support programs, such as a job search site, career clinics, virtual communities, networking events and continuing education opportunities.