Welcome to the (ISC)² Austin Chapter!

Our Vision

We will advance the field of information security by educating practitioners and the public at large on how to protect and defend against security threats.

Our Mission

  • Build and sustain community for information security professionals of all domain disciplines who are active members of the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, also known as (ISC)²,
  • Promote career development and career growth opportunities for our members,
  • Drive continuous personal improvement,
  • Align with and extend the Information Technology and Information Security communities in Austin, and
  • Promote information security awareness and best practices in the IT industry as a whole wherever possible.

Our Members

  • Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Chapter Member, visit our Membership page.
  • Our members include:
    • Community members who are interested in or passionate about information security.
    • (ISC)² credentialed professionals who hold either an SSCP, CAP, CSSLP, and/or a CISSP or advanced concentration certification.
    • Other credentialed security professionals.

Meetings And Events

  • Our chapter program is focused on sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas among security professionals in the Central Texas Region. 
  • Our intention for speakers is to educate everyone from expert to novice while keeping it entertaining and interesting for everyone. 
  • Meeting attendance may be used as CPEs for (ISC)² and other organizations’ certifications.
  • Chapter business meetings are held monthly.
  • Professional events and activities are held at various times throughout the year.
  • Visit our Events page for our calendar of upcoming meetings and events!

About (ISC)²

  • (ISC)²® is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with nearly 80,000 members in more than 135 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), 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 ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers a variety of education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information security topics. Education offerings consist of classroom and online review seminars, self-assessment tools, and textbooks.
  • More information is available at www.isc2.org/aboutus.