(ISC)²® North Bay Chapter (NBC) is a non-profit organization focusing on promoting an interest and growth in the cybersecurity and technical information field. We provide security professionals and future security professionals a platform to collaborate, learn, network, and perform community outreach.
Our mission is to leverage the thought leadership of this chapter to promote cyber safety in our North Bay communities. The (ISC)²® NBC (North Bay Chapter) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the field of cybersecurity. The North Bay is home to a large segment of the CISOs, ISOs and other cybersecurity professionals and we work to involve many of them in our mission.
Our Goals & Objectives
Chapter Membership Meetings: Members learn, share ideas, and discuss key issues and networking with other members and guests speakers. Cybersecurity topics and discussions will be presented by Chapter Officers, Chapter Members, ISC2 Members, Vendors and other types of speakers.
Annual Programs: Each year the Chapter picks program(s) to administer to the North Bay communities. Our 2022 program was our Mentorship Program: reducing barriers to InfoSec for all with an emphasis on women and minorities through the development of mentorship and coaching programs. Our 2023 programs are currently under development and will be ready by Spring 2023.
Tech Mock Job Interview Program: Help Chapter Members practice their interviewing skills by getting a mock interview with Chapter Members who are experienced managers in the Cybersecurity field. This was part of our 2021 Mentorship Program and will now be on ongoing Chapter Program.
School Outreach: Working with local schools to educate, promote, and inspire the next generations of InfoSec professionals
Chapter Officers develop and administer our annual Chapter plan thru officer monthly meeting, monthly membership meetings and annual Chapter Programs
Provide Members with learning opportunities, professional networking, knowledge sharing, social and community involvement thru chapter events and communications
Work to get corporate and private party sponsorships to help the Chapter administer its annual plan and fulfill the Chapter Vision/Mission
Provide career development for individuals interested in the cybersecurity industry
Provide outreach at community events to improve cybersecurity awareness, safety and education in the community
There is a annual $50.00 recommended membership donation to join (ISC)²® NBC (North Bay Chapter). We are also concentrating on corporate and private sponsorships to fund the activities of the Chapter
All Chapter Officers are volunteers with a great passion for Cybersecurity, sharing their knowledge and experience, love of their communities and helping their communities and last but not least growing this Chapter thru expanding its membership
Communication with membership will be thru all available methods to us including this website, Chapter and Chapter Officers emails, LinkedIn, etc.
(ISC)²® is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with more than 130,000 members in over 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 ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers a variety of education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information security topics. Education offerings consist of classroom and online review seminars, self-assessment tools, and textbooks.
More information is available at www.isc2.org/aboutus.
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