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New foundation to promote standards for security pros

Imagine what an organization of 30,000 security professionals could do. That is exactly what two of the most recognized nonprofit organizations for information security professionals are doing today. The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is teaming with the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium Inc., or (ISC)2, to create a foundation to promote professional standards in information security and engage in other activities that enrich the profession. The groups have formed a committee to flesh out the scope of the new foundation and work on other details (including coming up with a name). But this is not the first time ISSA and (ISC)2 have worked together. In fact, their histories are quite intertwined. “This isn’t a new relationship, but a new phase in our relationship,” said Sandra Lambert, founder and chairwoman of ISSA. Full Story

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