As new cyberthreats make headlines every day, there’s never been a greater urgency for cybersecurity professionals. And yet the global workforce needs a massive influx of 2.7 million cybersecurity professionals to meet demand.
But every organisation has unique certification and training needs, and cookie-cutter solutions fail to meet them. That’s why (ISC)²’s training and certification can be tailored to your budget, schedule and cybersecurity requirements. Count on our team of account executives to recommend solutions that validate expertise, keep cybersecurity skills sharp and prove credibility to partners and clients.
On the individual level, training and certification needs have changed, requiring that they match the rate of change in the industry. They also need to address busy hyrid work lifestyles and different modalities for people with different backgrounds and preferences.
(ISC)² is the world’s largest nonprofit cybersecurity membership association, known for creating the industry’s gold standard credential, the CISSP, and other top cybersecurity certifications — all requiring work experience.
What are the benefits of getting an (ISC)² Certification?
With (ISC)² certification, you and your team join a globally recognised family of cyber and IT security professionals.
Benefits for Cybersecurity Professionals
DDLS and (ISC)² are committed to supporting professionals as they grow in their cybersecurity career. We offer flexible learning solutions including training that is local to you and modes of delivery that meet your needs.
You can access a broad array of exclusive resources, educational tools, peer-to-peer networking opportunities, conference and event discounts.
You get to strengthen your career while helping us accomplish our mission of inspiring a safe and secure cyber world.
You can earn tested and verifiable proof of proficiency in your field.
Top 5 Benefits for Customer Organisations
Our certified and authorised experts work to create experts within your team so that:
You protect against threats in an increasingly complex cyber world.
You can ensure staff stay current on emerging threats, technologies, regulations, standards and practices.
You can support professional development and employee retention initiatives.
You ensure that employees use a universal language, avoiding ambiguity with industry-accepted terms and practices.
You promote a culture of information security innovation with well-trained and well-educated staff to achieve long-term organisational viability and profitability.
The (ISC)2 Certification Road Map
You may know (ISC)² for its acclaimed CISSP certification, but that’s just the beginning. DDLS and (ISC)² offer everything you need for enterprise cybersecurity certification and training. Organisations worldwide rely on us to certify, train and educate a diverse and changing workforce.
(ISC)² courses and certifications validate skills at every level of an organisation.
Certified in Cybersecurity℠ (CC) - Entry Level Credential
Announced in September 2022, Certified in Cybersecurity℠ (CC) will prove to employers you have the foundational knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for an entry- or junior-level cybersecurity role. It requires no experience or formal education — only basic knowledge of information technology (IT) is recommended. Organisations are assured that newly certified team members understand fundamental security principles in their beginning roles.
CISSP – Leadership and Operations
Recognises information security leaders who understand cybersecurity strategy, as well as hands-on implementation. Proves knowledge and experience in designing, developing and managing the overall security posture of an organisation. Find more details on CISSP from our fireside chat. You can also access self-paced delivery for CISSP.
SSCP – IT Administration
Recognises hands-on technical abilities and practical experience. Proves skills to implement, monitor and administer IT infrastructure using IT security policies and procedures — ensuring confidentiality, integrity and data availability. Get more details on SSCP from our fireside chat.
CCSP – Cloud Security
Recognises IT and cybersecurity leaders with the knowledge and competency to apply best practices to cloud security architecture, design, operations and service orchestration. This designates leaders at the forefront of cloud security. You can also access self-paced delivery for CCSP.
CSSLP – Software Security
Recognises expertise and ability to incorporate security practices — authentication, authorisation and auditing — into each phase of the software development lifecycle. Watch on YouTube to get more details on CSSLP.
CISSP Concentrations – Beyond the CISSP
(ISC)2 concentrations are elite, specialised credentials that build on the CISSP to prove subject matter mastery. They recognise evolving expertise in information security architecture, engineering and management.
Access ISC2 Courses and Cyber Security Training
A frequently asked question on social media discussions is, "Are any (ISC)² training providers accredited?" The answer is "Yes," and DDLS is one such training provider.
DDLS and (ISC)² work together to help government agencies, businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and organisations in Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines ensure their cybersecurity teams have the validated expertise to lead, manage and implement their security programs.
Our leading qualifications align with cybersecurity professionals’ career growth, ranging from operational, hands-on security administration to management and leadership to specialised roles.
We aim to make training and certifications accessible. Please enquire about our flexible delivery modalities via DDLS Anywhere. Delivery modalities include Traditional classroom delivery (Instructor-Led Training or ILT), Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT), Hybrid VILT delivery, Online/Self-paced learning, Seminars, Webinars, Blended learning and Bootcamps.
When you access our brochure, you can find information on the cybersecurity training we deliver in partnership (ISC)2, EC-Council, ISACA and CompTIA. You can also contact our team to discuss your cybersecurity training requirements.