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Benefits of (ISC)² Membership


Join Cybersecurity's Brightest Professionals

(ISC)² is an international, nonprofit membership association for security leaders like you. We’re committed to helping our members learn, grow and thrive. More than 365,000 members, associates, and candidates strong, we empower professionals who touch every aspect of cyber, information, software, IT, and infrastructure security.

With (ISC)² certification, you join a globally recognized family of cyber and IT security professionals. You’ll have access to a broad array of exclusive resources, educational tools and peer-to-peer networking opportunities, conference and event discounts, and much more to you help strengthen your career while helping us accomplish our mission of inspiring a safe and secure cyber world.

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The Value of Certification

(ISC)² is acknowledged as the global, nonprofit leader in educating and certifying professionals throughout their careers. Our reputation has earned our cyber and IT security certifications and training programs recognition as the Gold Standard of the industry.

When you become certified through (ISC)², you earn tested and verifiable proof of proficiency in your field, leading to career advancement and new professional growth opportunities.

Certification Programs


You work in a world where you always have to stay one step ahead. So do we. We were honored to be the first information security certifying body to meet the requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024. (This is a global benchmark for certifying people.)

Nine (ISC)² certifications have been accredited against this standard and the Certified in Cybersecurity is in the application process.

Unmatched Member Benefits

As an (ISC)² member, you never stop learning and growing. We provide access to a full suite of benefits and resources to help enable your continuing education and development to keep you ahead of the latest threats, best practices and industry trends. Learn more about how certification is just the first step in your (ISC)² membership.

New member benefit: Save 20% on Official (ISC)² certification training.

A lifetime training discount is now available to our valued members. Enjoy 20% off on Official Online (ISC)² Self-Paced and Instructor-Led Training as you prepare for your next certification. The discount covers both training and exam bundles.

Did you know that you can now join (ISC)² before becoming fully certified?

We have recently launched (ISC)² Candidate which allows anyone studying for a certification or interested in a career in cybersecurity to join the Association and enjoy the benefits this brings. Learn more about becoming an (ISC)² Candidate.

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