About Us

(ISC)²: The World’s Leading Cybersecurity and IT Security Professional Organization

Overview of (ISC)²

(ISC)² is an international, nonprofit membership association for information security leaders like you. We’re committed to helping our members learn, grow and thrive. More than 130,000 certified members strong, we empower professionals who touch every aspect of information security. 
How can we help you make an impact in your career and advance our industry? Through our globally recognized certifications. Our vast networking and collaboration opportunities. Our professional development and leadership tools. 

We’re also committed to educating the general public through our support of The Center for Cyber Safety and Education. Because we get it. Protecting information is everyone’s job — not just IT’s job!

Join us in our vision of inspiring a safe and secure cyber world.

Code of Ethics

Honor and duty. They’re fundamental parts of an information security career. And they’re fundamental parts of being a member of a (ISC)².

If you’re interested in becoming a member of our cybersecurity professional organization, you need to subscribe to our (ISC)² Code of Ethics. It safeguards the professionalism of the information security industry. It also protects the integrity of our credentials.

You will:

  • Protect society, the common good, necessary public trust and confidence, and the infrastructure.
  • Act honorably, honestly, justly, responsibly, and legally.
  • Provide diligent and competent service to principles.
  • Advance and protect the profession.



About (ISC)² Silicon Valley

The (ISC)² Silicon Valley Chapter is a 501(c)6 non-profit professional trade association that serves members of the greater San Francisco Bay Area in partnership with other regional chapters.

Board of Directors 2018

President & Chairman: Forrest R. Foster
Communications: Lan Z. Jenson
Membership: Ravi Ramaanujan
Secretary: Peter D. Ngo
Treasurer: Anna Pasupathy

Chapter Bylaws: click here.

Current Meeting Venue: 
Palo Alto Networks, Building 1 Training Room.
3000 Tannery Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Palo Alto Networks, Building 1