Global leaders in cyber-security credentials have announced the creation of the Cybersecurity Credentials Collaborative (C3). C3 is created to promote the benefits of certifications in the skills development of information security professionals around the world.
The C3 initiative was made public at the RSA® Conference 2012 which the annual conference of cyber-security experts from around the world.
Members of C3 include ASIS International, CompTIA, EC-Council, GIAC, IAPP, IEEE Computer Society, ISACA, (ISC)2 and the NBISE.
“We want IT professionals to be better prepared with proven solutions to validate their cybersecurity skills,” said Rick Bauer, C3 chairman and director, product management, skills certification, CompTIA. “By bringing these credentialing groups together under the C3 banner we can provide a more coherent and disciplined picture of cyber-security certifications and the value these credentials deliver to individual workers and the organizations that employ them.”