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Partners Bring Essential Cybersecurity Education to ASIS 2017

18 August 2017

​​A February 2017 Gartner report revealed an alarming stat: between 20-30 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020. From Mirai botnet to the DDOS attack that brought down Netflix and Twitter, today’s connected environment presents tremendous risk to an enterprise and underscore the need for security professionals to understand both physical and cyber threats. But, entering a new and unfamiliar security discipline can be a daunting undertaking if you don’t know where to start.

Offering expanded cybersecurity educational opportunities, ASIS International is proud to partner with the Information Systems Security ​Association​​ (ISSA), InfraGard, and cyber experts from around the world for ASIS 2017, occurring September 25-28 in Dallas, Texas. From sessions that introduce basic cybersecurity concepts and terminology, to deep-dives focusing on the nuts and bolts of effective information security, ASIS 2017 offers education for every security professional—no matter their existing level of expertise. Registration for ASIS 2017 is open at www.securityexpo.org/register.