Elmwood Park, IL  –  “The shortage of information security professionals is the biggest crisis facing the United States,” said President Barack Obama in his January 2014 State of the Union Address. InfoSec’s mission is to prepare these professionals, and one way they are addressing the shortage of certified professionals is by partnering with AFCEA International.

As a Platinum Partner, AFCEA now offers its 35,000 individual members and 1,800 corporate members access to InfoSec Institute’s more than 90 courses. These courses, offered at a special AFCEA member discount, cover a wide range of disciplines including those courses that fulfill the DoD 8570.1-M requirements and Continuing Education Units. “We are very excited to offer our members InfoSec Institute’s courses”, said Kent Schneider, president and CEO, AFCEA International. “This furthers our commitment to the education and training of our members and the community we serve. ”

InfoSec Institute provides advanced training for 38 of the most highly sought-after IT certifications, including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCNA, CEPT, CEH and many others that the armed forces and employers actively seek in their employees.

“The InfoSec Institute brand stands for the highest quality and value, with an unswerving commitment to customer care and service. We’ve been training information security professionals since 1998. Each of our 69 instructors is a specialist in the areas of information security training they instruct. They write, lecture and research in the field of information security and its supporting disciplines,” said Rich Griffin, Director, Channel Sales, InfoSec Institute. “Providing our unique training courses to AFCEA members worldwide allows us to leverage an expanded market of students and organizations to our success-proven training.”

About InfoSec Institute

Founded in 1998 by an expert team of information security instructors, InfoSec Institute offers the best possible training experience for students utilizing industry experts as instructors, the most up to date hands-on labs and intensive study exercises that enable over 97% of its 45,000+ students the knowledge and experience to pass their certificate exams. For more information, visit our websites at http://www.infosecinstitute.com and http://www.intenseschool.com or call us at 866-471-0059 to speak with one of our training representatives.


AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry, and academia as an ethical forum for advancing professional knowledge and relationships in the fields of communications, IT, intelligence, and global security, and is dedicated to providing high-quality training and professional development to its members. For more information, please visit http://foundation.afcea.org or call us at 703-631-6137 to speak with our training staff.

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