Nomination Form

(ISC)² wants to recognize (ISC)² Chapters in each region that best promote (ISC)² ‘s vision of inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. We are looking for chapters who have demonstrated a well-rounded offering of activities and services designed to benefit its members and affiliates, while making a significant contribution to the profession and local community through the core focus areas of the (ISC)² Chapter Program of Connect, Educate, Inspire and Secure.

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To apply, chapters can self-nominate by completing the questions below, which focuses on these core focus areas. Details submitted should be based on the timeframe of January 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020. 

The survey should be completed in its entirety no later than midnight Eastern Time on 09 April 2021. A nomination judging committee will be assembled to review all submissions and select the finalists. 

(NOTE: you may be asked to provide additional information and materials during the review process).

For an (ISC)² Chapter to self-nominate for the Regional (ISC)² Chapter Recognition Award, it must be an “Official” chapter in “Good Standing” for more than one year with (ISC)².  This means there are no outstanding requirements due, nor are there any concerns or issues being addressed.  In addition, all required and updated documentation should be on record, and activity requirements have been met based on the last annual chapter report. Also, the Chapter should be actively submitting CPEs for applicable activities on behalf of its chapter members.
Chapters must follow the following guidelines when submitting nomination for the (ISC)² Chapter Recognition Awards:

  • Submissions must be complete and accurate. Nominators may be contacted by (ISC)² Chapter Relations Team to clarify or confirm the accuracy of information provided. 
  • Only one nomination should be submitted per chapter.
  • Previous chapter winners may submit & win multiple years in a row.
  • If confidential information is submitted, and the chapter wishes for (ISC)² not to publicize the information, the chapter may indicate the parts of the application that should remain confidential. The information will only be used to judge against criteria and will not be distributed outside of the committee or announced publicly without express consent of the chapter or those entities involved. 
  • Members of the judging panel must abide by (ISC)²’s non-disclosure policy. In addition, (ISC)² has a strict privacy policy and will respect all requests for confidentiality. 
  • The information will only be used to judge against criteria & will not be distributed outside of the committee or announced publicly without express consent of the chapter.
  • All submissions & supporting documents should be in English.
  • Guidelines and procedure may be changed at the discretion of (ISC)².
(ISC)² is proud to recognize regional chapter winners. Recipients of the (ISC)² will receive an engraved crystal award with their chapter name and region on it.  They will also receive the following benefits with this honor:

  • Personalized, engraved award
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Recognition throughout the (ISC)² Security Congress conference during award presentation year
  • Recognition within InfoSecurity Professional magazine
  • One complimentary hotel night at Security Congress event in award presentation year, if onsite
  • Complimentary Security Congress pass for one chapter officer or delegate
  • Recognition at and invitation to exclusive VIP Awards Reception, if onsite
  • Recognition at Networking Night/Attendee Party during Security Congress, if onsite
  • Press Release and blog post honoring award recipients

  • Nominations accepted 16 February 2021 through 09 April 2021
  • Award recipients notified June 2021
  • (ISC)² formally recognizes the 2021 recipients during the Security Congress in October
More details can be found on the Chapter Recognition Awards page on the (ISC)2 website.