SOURCE: ASIS International

September 02, 2016 09:53 ET

CSOs, Top Security Employers to Participate in ASIS and (ISC)2 Career Center, Sept. 12-14

The free programming is available to all attendees of ASIS 2016, InfraGard 20th Anniversary Congress & Conference, and (ISC)2 Security Congress

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwired - September 02, 2016) - Whether navigating from the public to the private sector, transitioning as an independent contractor, or simply looking for a new opportunity, security professionals from across the profession will get answers to their most pressing career-related questions and challenges at the ASIS 2016, (ISC)2 Security Congress, and InfraGard 20th Anniversary Congress and Conference, Sept. 12-15 in Orlando, Florida. Now in its fifth year, the career center will take place in booth 4173 and is free to all attendees.

In addition to career coaching and resume review services, the career center features a robust slate of professional development programs produced by the ASIS Young Professionals Council, who will also maintain a full-time presence at the Center.

"The Council jumped at the opportunity to take on this leadership role and to develop programs that reflect the diverse opportunities our profession offers to both current and future security leaders," said Ed Batchelor, PSP, Regional Director, Guidepost Solutions and chair of the ASIS Young Professionals Council. "The education, coaching, and expert career advice will benefit attendees at all stages of their careers-whether you are just getting started or you're a seasoned security pro."

Career Center Highlights include:

  • Complimentary resume reviews and career coaching led by experienced security management career and leadership development coaches
  • Senior security executives from Microsoft, Chicago Cubs, FBI, and Skywalker Ranch, sharing their career path stories and what they look for in new hires
  • Security employers including DHS, Securitas Security Services USA, and Equifax discussing industry sector hiring trends and in-demand skill sets
  • Sessions on convergence, mentoring best practices, and using LinkedIn and maintaining a secure, social media-free identity
  • Access to online job postings and career development tools

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Career Center will transform into a networking venue where employers, senior ASIS and (ISC)2 leadership, and cyber and enterprise security professionals can network and discuss career opportunities over coffee from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

The full program can be found at www.securityexpo.org/careercenter

The Career Center is part of the robust Show+ Pass registration, which is free for all preregistered attendees (members receive free registration onsite, but there is a fee for non-members). In addition to the Career Center, the exhibit floor will feature hundreds of security services and solution providers demonstrating the latest technology and innovations, along with cutting-edge products and services. More than 20,000 security leaders and business and government professionals from 90 countries are expected to attend ASIS 2016.

About ASIS International
ASIS International (ASIS) is the largest membership organization for security management professionals that crosses industry sectors, embracing every discipline along the security spectrum from operational to cybersecurity. Learn more about the work we do at www.asisonline.org

About (ISC)²®
(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 115,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation - The Center for Cyber Safety and Education™. For more information on (ISC)², visit www.isc2.org, follow us on Twitter or connect with us on Facebook.

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