Information Systems Security/Cybersecurity Training (ISC)²

Continuing education for retooling and retraining the cybersecurity workforce is essential given the rapidly changing nature of the field. USF Continuing Education offers specialized training and certifications to existing information security and cybersecurity workers, ensuring that Florida's workforce remains on the cutting edge.

USF Continuing Education has teamed up with (ISC)²,, the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide. This collaboration allows USF Continuing Education to offer the official (ISC)² Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) trainings and administer the certification exams.

Benefits of Training with USF

As an (ISC)² Global Academic Program Member, USF Continuing Education provides professionals and students an opportunity to gain the most sought-after certifications in today's information security industry. You will receive the (ISC)² CBK (Common Body of Knowledge) as part of your training materials, which is the accepted standard in the industry. You will be eligible to purchase a Student Discounted Certification Exam Voucher that can be used for the Pearson Vue testing site conveniently located at USF Tampa. Our instructor-led training also features:

About (ISC)² Certifications

Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP®
Recognizes information security leaders with the knowledge and experience to design, develop, and manage the overall security posture of an organization.
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CSSLP Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional CSSLP®
Recognizes the key qualifications of developers building secure, hacker-resilient software applications.
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SSLP Systems Security Certified Practitioner SSCP®
Recognizes information security practitioners with the skills to manage and support the overall security posture and policies of an organization.
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Certified Authorization Professional CAP®
Recognizes the key qualifications of managers responsible for authoring and maintaining information systems.
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Health Care Information Security and Privacy Practitioner HCISPP®
Recognizes the key qualifications of healthcare information security and privacy practitioners with the knowledge required to successfully implement, manage, or assess security and privacy controls for healthcare and patient information. Coming Soon!
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(ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals worldwide, with over 100,000 members in more than 135 countries. The collaboration with USF Continuing Education and the Cybersecurity at USF initiative is an important part of its wide-reaching Global Academic Program (GAP). For more about (ISC)², credentials, and certification requirements, visit

All (ISC)² certifications, except CCFP and HCISPP, are accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to be in compliance with the International Organization for Standardization and International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC) 17024 Standards.

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