Professional Development & Continuing Education Programs

Security Center of Excellence (SCE)


Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certificate Program

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certificate provides a unique focus on leadership in the area of information security for IT professionals.  It enables IT leaders responsible for information security to further develop the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed at the executive level.


Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) Prep Course

The Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) prep course is designed for Information Systems Security professionals who elect to take this training course to hone their knowledge and skills related to Information Systems Security and/or to prepare for the (ISC)² CISSP exam.


HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) Prep Course

The HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) certification prep course builds the candidate’s knowledge in the six domains of the (ISC)² HCISPP CBK®. The HCISPP credential confirms a practitioner’s core knowledge and experience in security and privacy controls for personal health information.

SCE's Founding & Platinum Sponsors

“This course provided me with the information necessary to ensure business requirements are developed in a secure, vigilant, and resilient manner."
SCE Student
"It’s important not to let business strategy progress far in advance of or without consideration to security. This is just one thing I learned about how aligning to business can be benefificial to a CISO."
CISO Graduate '17

SCE's Sponsors & Partners




Cybersecurity Summit 2017

Oct. 19, 2017: The goal of this summit is to increase the knowledge and awareness of security risks to sensitive data and systems and discuss steps state government leaders can take to help mitigate the risks.


Cybersecurity Summit 2016

This summit focused on steps state government leaders and program managers can take to mitigate security risks.


Smart Cities Summit

This summit focused on Smart Cities, Smart Enterprises, Smarter Planet, Smart Buildings, Smart Transportation, and more. Sessions focused on organizational design, building teams of people, and using smart processes and technologies that are aligned with business realties and goals.