ISSA, MindEdge Bring Online Education to Cybersecurity Professionals
January 26, 2017
Cybersecurity professionals will gain access to state-of-the-art online learning under an alliance announced today between the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® International and MindEdge Learning.
The alliance provides a new member benefit that provides a special discount for MindEdge’s catalog of courses. This catalog includes cybersecurity and business courses, which include CISSP® Exam Prep project management, six sigma, business communication, sustainability, finance, and others. All of the courses are mobile-enabled, meaning that ISSA members will have the option to access information via a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
“We’re delighted to join with ISSA in offering online learning that is both convenient and effective for its members,” said Jefferson Flanders, CEO and President of MindEdge. “ISSA is a leader in offering cybersecurity education and training, and MindEdge looks to help extend that commitment to quality into the online world.”
According to Keyaan Williams, Chairperson for the Strategic Alliances Committee on the ISSA International Board of Directors, “The priorities of the ISSA focus on a commitment to serving the world as a leader, trusted source, and advisor on information security technology, education, standards, and legislation. We also strive to maximize the value offered to our members and those who invest in the Association’s mission. From this perspective, this new alliance with MindEdge is an excellent tool to increase the value of ISSA membership.”
MindEdge, a learning company based in Waltham, provides leadership, management, communication, and educational solutions for organizations to help them meet their objectives. MindEdge, founded in 1998 by Harvard and MIT educators, specializes in higher education and professional development content and technology solutions and continues to innovate in the rapidly changing landscape of online education. The company’s webtexts feature narrative, interactive learning case studies and simulations, as well as adaptive learning technology to maximize learner mastery of the content.
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk, and protecting critical information and infrastructure. The Association serves its members and the information security community by providing educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.