ASIS and (ISC)2 to co-host Career Pavilion at ASIS 2014 and (ISC)2 Security Congress
Security practitioners and job seekers will get answers to their career-related questions and challenges -- and learn how to best position themselves on the job at the 3rd annual Career Pavilion, taking place at ASIS 2014 and the (ISC)2 Security Congress, Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Atlanta, GA. Sponsored by the University of Phoenix, the Pavilion will feature free career coaching and resume reviews, professional development sessions, and career services.
“The Pavilion is a natural fit for the Annual Seminar. The access to industry recruiters and hiring managers, as well as the panels of seasoned security pros sharing advice and lessons learned, can’t be found anywhere else in our industry,” said Richard Widup, CPP, president, ASIS International. “ASIS is pleased to provide this service -- free of charge to all attendees.”
Career services and resources include:
- Complimentary resume reviews and career coaching
- Information on ASIS & (ISC)2 certifications
- Access to online career development tools and job postings
- Senior security executives sharing their career path stories
- Security employers and recruiters discussing in-demand skill sets
- Resume development and LinkedIn tips and techniques
- Renaissance Security Professional 2.0
“The Career Pavilion is a critical resource for professionals who want to acquire tools and new skills to successfully maneuver through the rigors of today’s job market,” said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP, executive director for (ISC)2. “The resume reviews and value sessions provide opportunities for professionals in our industry to take control of their career development.”
“There is an increased emphasis placed on the credentials of job candidates in the security sector,” said Major General Spider Marks, executive dean, University of Phoenix, College of Criminal Justice and Security. “Those with the desire to advance their careers understand the importance of education and how best to position themselves for opportunities. Taking advantage of training and resources, such as those offered at the Career Pavilion, can help individuals excel.”
Computers will be available for attendees to review available job openings on the ASIS and (ISC)2 online career centers, as well as to create job seeker profiles, upload resumes, and view additional career resources.
The exhibit floor at ASIS 2014 will feature 600+ companies demonstrating security technology and innovations, along with cutting-edge products and services, covering more than 230,000 net square feet. More than 20,000 security, business and government professionals from 80 countries are expected to attend. The comprehensive education program will offer 250+ sessions.
ASIS International is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities and the public.
Formed in 1989 and celebrating its 25th anniversary, (ISC)2 is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with nearly 100,000 members in more than 135 countries. (ISC)2 issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), the Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFPSM), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPPSM), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)2’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)2 also offers education programs and services based on its CBK, a compendium of information and software security topics.