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Call for Presentations Opens for the ASIS 2013 and the Colocated Third Annual (ISC)2 Security Congress

Alexandria, Va. 2012-11-30

​ASIS International, the leading organization for security professionals worldwide, and (ISC)2, the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, opened its joint Call for Presentations for the 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2013) and the colocated third annual (ISC)2 Security Congress. The events will take place Sept. 24-27, 2013 (Tues.-Fri.) at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. Subject matter experts from around the globe are invited to submit proposals to present 60-75 minute educational sessions on timely security solutions and up-to-date intelligence for the traditional or information security practitioner. Detailed information and proposal guidelines are available online. The deadline to submit is Feb. 11, 2013.

ASIS 2013, the world’s most comprehensive education and networking event in the security industry, and (ISC)2 Security Congress 2013 will bring together more than 20,000 security professionals from multiple disciplines to learn, exchange ideas, network, and pursue credentials and other career development opportunities. The expansive event creates a unique networking opportunity for traditional and information security professionals from around the world from both the private and public sectors. The event features more than 200 educational sessions, numerous special events, and an exhibits floor showcasing more than 700 product and service providers. It also provides a single forum for the peer-to-peer exchange of smart, strategic solutions for all aspects of security.

Chicago is home to more than 400 major corporate headquarters, 28 Fortune 500 companies and two major global financial exchanges. Approximately 39 percent of the population of the United States and Canada live and work within a two-hour flight of the city. A central airline hub, O’Hare and Midway airports offer more direct flights than any other U.S. city to 60 international business centers. 

To learn more about submitting a presentation for ASIS 2013 or (ISC)2 Security Congress 2013, go online.  

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​About ASIS International
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. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry’s No. 1 magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.

About (ISC)2
(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with over 87,000 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 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 security topics. More information is available at www.isc2.org 
 
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