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Jeff Highman Selected as New (ISC)² Director of IT Services and Solutions


Clearwater, FL, April 21, 2016 — (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”) today announced that Jeff Highman, former vice president of software development at InfoZen, has been named its new director of IT Services & Solutions. Highman, who is relocating from the Fairfax, VA area, has 20 years of experience spanning strategy, delivery and organizational change management for large-scale organizations. He is an experienced practitioner of agile delivery methods, which help organizations bridge the gap between innovation and execution.


Highman’s experience spans a broad range of IT services from federal systems to commercial and cloud-based products. His work at the United States Patent and Trademark Office transformed the patent process from paper-based operations to a digital end-to-end process. Most recently, he pioneered the development and launch of a commercial SaaS product called Identrix.


“(ISC)² is planning to enable the next generation of security practioners through modern channels of engagement,” said Highman. “Security professionals are the leaders that will pave the way for a more secure society at large. I look forward to serving this community.”


As director of IT Services & Solutions, Highman will utilize agile development techniques to plan and direct all aspects of (ISC)²’s technical infrastructure, assess new business requirements and integrate those requirements into the overall infrastructure. He will be responsible for the achievement of all short and long-term departmental goals as well as the development and implementation of the global IT strategy.


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About (ISC)²®

Formed in 1989, (ISC)² is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals worldwide, with over 110,000 members in more than 160 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), the Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP®), Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP®), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP®), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to qualifying candidates. (ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information and software security topics. More information is available at