Welcome to ISACA Harrisburg Chapter's Cybersecurity Knowledge Insight and Resource Center
Our Knowledge Insight and Resource Center provides local Chapter members and guests with relevant and practical cybersecurity knowledge insight and resources to take back to their respective organizations, business or personal household to protect valuable assets and resources from cybercriminals. For in-depth knowledge insight, resources and training materials for certification, please visit ISACA CYBERSECURITY NEXUS CSX website.
ISACA has been at the forefront of offering members insight into the cyber landscape and threat vectors, providing guidance, resources and frameworks to ensure adequate coverage of areas subject to threat and training opportunities and career development to enhance the credibility of security professionals through certification. Born was the ISACA CYBERSECURITY NEXUS (CSX) that meets the needs of every individual at any career level whether you are a student, seasoned professional or senior executive to be a centralized hub for any activity.
Cybersecurity Definition: Cybersecurity refers to protecting information assets by addressing threats to information processed, stored, and transported by information systems that are internetworked.
History: After comprehenisve research and survey of the cybersecurity landscape, it was identified that there was a significant shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals. The Enterprise Strategy Group reports that 83% of enterprises lack the required and essential skills to defend and protect their IT assets.
Fun Fact: The "X" in CSX is a variable representing the numerous facets of the cybersecurity elements within the ISACA cybersecurity program.
Knowledge insight is to include news, updates and changes to cyber landscape that impacts cybersecurity.
We are committed to bringing cybersecurity training to our members. Review courses for the following certificate and certifications are actively pursued and to provide opportunities for our members to be equipped with the knowledge necessary as security professionals:
Cybersecurity Fundamentals Certificate: A knowledge-based certificate designed for students, recent graduates, entry-level professionals, and those seeking a career change to the cybersecurity profession. Certificate is aligned with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Institute of Cybersecurity Education (NICE) and with the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA). Areas Tested:
- Cybersecurity Concepts
- Cybersecurity Architecture Principles
- Cybersecurity of Networks, Systems, Applications and Data
- Incident Response
- Cybersecurity Implications of Evolving Technology