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Professional Development

Stay relevant and on top of the latest trends. Leverage our online courses to gain interactive, engaging and timely learning experiences throughout your career. Each course is designed with input from leading industry experts and based on proven learning techniques to maximize your time and content retention.

The self-paced learning format delivers modular content combined with interactive activities involving videos, labs, case studies, quizzes, etc. Learn at your own pace on your own time and earn valuable Continuing Professionals Education (CPE) credits towards your (ISC)2 certifications.

Pricing, CPE's and access varies by course. Please see course description for details.

If you are purchasing this course outside of North America please contact your regional office directly for pricing and purchasing information.

For Europe/Middle East/Africa, contact the EMEA Office. Email: info-emea@isc2.org or call Phone: +44 (0) 203.960.7800

For Asia-Pacific, contact the APAC Office. Email: isc2asia@isc2.org or call Phone: +852.2850.6951

* Members can access courses that are denoted as 'Free for Members' by logging in above and clicking the 'My Courses' menu item.

  Certification
GDPR for Security Professionals: A Framework for Success
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Online self-paced course designed to help security professionals contribute to the strategy, direction and implementation of the European Union’s Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Leveraging the thought leadership from the (ISC)² EMEA GDPR Advisory Council and other industry experts as well as lessons learned from (ISC)²’s own GDPR implementation this interactive immersive training experience provides the tools, knowledge and resources needed to maintain organizational compliance with GDPR mandates.
Creating a High-Performing Cybersecurity Team
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". With over 1 million cybersecurity jobs open this year, the challenges facing hiring managers in the field are daunting. This self-paced immersive course will help learners gain the foundational skills and understanding of building a high- performing cybersecurity team within their organization. It will help them apply current leadership experience to the unique and diverse cybersecurity field in order to defend their businesses with the necessary and appropriate talent.
Cloud Basics
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Cloud computing continues to transform the way we conduct business. As organizations are rethinking IT strategies, cybersecurity professionals need to first understand the cloud before they can help their organizations transition to the cloud. This self-paced immersive course is the first in a series of courses on the cloud, designed to provide a solid understanding of cloud computing including key drivers and rationale for moving to the cloud, cloud architecture and computing concepts and characteristics, cloud service and deployment models, and cloud brokers.
Web Application Penetration Testing
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". In this Express Learning self-paced course, you will be introduced to the discipline of web application penetration testing and gain a hands-on perspective of how a penetration tester (pentester) applies methodology with practice to test web applications for security flaws. We will review several basic web application penetration testing techniques and gain hands-on experience as a penetration tester using a popular open source (FOSS) tool, Burp Suite. You will also learn to examine injection attacks such as cross-site scripting and SQL injection attacks and learn how to perform automated attacks with Intruder, as well as analyze responses with Repeater and Comparer.
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Artificial intelligence (AI) has already become prevalent in the info sec professionals’ personal and work life, including many familiar and highly visible applications and others that are behind-the-scenes and not so obvious. As an introduction to AI’s cybersecurity issues, including threats, vulnerabilities, defenses, pen testing and systems development, this Express Learning course is designed to arm practitioners with basic knowledge about AI and related technologies so that they can capably participate in discussions about its use in potential and actual implementations. Participants will learn terminology related to the spectrum of AI technology and review use cases, data management issues, typical architecture and a what experts predict as the future of AI.
Communicating with the C-Suite
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". The role of a security professional and team leader often includes communicating technology needs or business updates with the executive board or C-Suite. This Express Learning course outlines common business governance structures and identifies the types of information and techniques for delivering reports and presentations that will facilitate confident and effective communication with the C-Suite or leadership committees.
Gaining Support for Your Security Program
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Engaging stakeholders and creating buy-in across an organization can be critical to the success of a new tool roll out or technology initiative. This Express Learning course covers steps and strategies for confidently communicating with both peers and the executive management team while presenting information and making decisions based on risk management. After successful completion of this course, participants will feel confident when engaging stakeholders in conversations surrounding implementing a security program within their institution.
Strengthening Interpersonal Skills
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Throughout this course by viewing instructional content and following Maria’s journey you will gain a better understanding of how emotional intelligence can increase productivity, identify methods for efficient decision making, review strategies for effective communication and understand the role non-verbal communications play in shaping professional perspectives.
Assessing Application Security
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". In today’s app-enabled world it is more important than ever for security practitioners to work with their organization to ensure digital assets are adequately protected against attacks. In most cases, internet-facing applications are the primary targets for attackers. This hands-on practical lab will explore the foundations of how to assess an application's security.
Creating Your Path to CISO
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". This interactive, immersive course guides you through a process of self-assessment, skill development, brand building and interview preparation to give you the tools you need to advance your security career.
CISO's Guide to Success
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". You got the CISO. Now what? A New CISO’s Guide to Success Course Description: You reached your goal of becoming a CISO. Now what? This self-paced interactive and immersive training experience leverages thought leadership from industry experts to help you develop a plan for your first 30, 60 and 90 days in this new role.
Responding to a Breach
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". This interactive, immersive course takes you inside a cybersecurity breach scenario and helps you design your own cybersecurity response plan.
DevSecOps: Integrating Security into DevOps
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". DevSecOps bridges the gap between security and agility, building security into the DevOps cycle and making it an integral part of the process. This self-paced interactive and immersive training experience leverages thought leadership from industry experts to provide security professionals with a deep dive into securing DevOps to achieve DevSecOps. Participants will receive 5 CPEs toward their (ISC)² credential upon successful completion of the course.
Building a Strong Culture of Security
*Free for (ISC)² Members/Associates by logging in above and clicking "My Courses". Security professionals are uniquely qualified to positively impact the security culture of an organization. However, a strong and talented security team alone cannot protect an organization from today's cyber risk as it is the people, not the technology, that are most common targets for those trying to attack our organization's systems. This course is designed to help security professionals develop and implement an effective security awareness program that goes beyond compliance and fosters a culture of security as everyone's responsibility.