You are here
Cybersecurity Professional Organizations are not-for-profit organizations for organizations, academia, and government and provide a variety of resources including certifications, continuing professional education, speakers, conferences, networking events, publications, and many more for cybersecurity professionals, as well as students for interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members. The following are some of the biggest and most popular of those cybersecurity professional organizations:
ACM brings together computing educators, researchers, and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources, and address the field's challenges. As the world’s largest computing society, ACM strengthens the profession's collective voice
ASIS International is a global community of security practitioners, each of whom has a role in the protection of assets - people, property, and/or information.
CompTIA, the world's leading tech association, is a thought leader and an action leader. From our IT professional association to our leading certification programs, from our original research to our member communities and councils, our unparalleled programs set industry standards, foster skills development and generate knowledge and insight every day.
GIAC Certifications develops and administers premier, professional cybersecurity certifications. More than 30 cyber security certifications align with SANS training and ensure mastery in critical, specialized InfoSec domains. GIAC Certifications provide the highest and most rigorous assurance of cyber security knowledge and skill available to industry, government, and military clients across the world.
IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.
(ISC)²: The World’s Leading Cybersecurity Professional Organization
InfraGard is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and members of the private sector for the protection of U.S. Critical Infrastructure. Indiana Infragard Members Alliance is the Indiana local chapter.
ISACA is one of the biggest non-profit organizations that provides training, certifications and education to the cybersecurity community.
ISSA is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure.
International Council of E-Commerce Consultants, also known as EC-Council, is the world’s largest cyber security technical certification body. We operate in 145 countries globally and we are the owner and developer of the world-famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Testing (Practical) programs, among others.
National Cybersecurity Student Association: Nation’s largest association of Cybersecurity students. Cultivating a national community that supports students in their cybersecurity endeavors through extracurricular activities, career opportunities, mentoring, and keeping them at the forefront of cybersecurity trends.
Open Web Application Security Project® (OWASP) is a nonprofit foundation that works to improve the security of software. Through community-led open source software projects, hundreds of local chapters worldwide, tens of thousands of members, and leading educational and training conferences, the OWASP Foundation is the source for developers and technologists to secure the web.
Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) - WiCyS is the only non-profit membership organization with international reach that is dedicated to bringing together women in cybersecurity from academia, research and industry to share knowledge, experience, networking and mentoring.