(ISC)² Offers Unified Compliance’s New Common Controls Hub to Members

Lafayette, California (EastBayDaily) — Unified Compliance, developer of the only patented compliance database framework, and (ISC)²®, the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with over 100,000 members worldwide, today announced a version of the Common Controls Hub™ exclusively for the global (ISC)² membership.

Commoncontrolshub.com provides (ISC)² members with rapid access to a massive data repository of more than 90,000 individual mandates from 800-plus laws and standards from around the globe. Built on the Unified Compliance Framework®, the Common Controls Hub SaaS portal gives compliance professionals the ability to centrally scope, define, and maintain regulatory demands online. They can now automatically compile custom, harmonized control lists in minutes by vertical industries, market segments, and geographies. When (ISC)² members subscribe to the Hub through their log-in at isc2.CommonControlsHub.com, they will receive a 10 percent rebate.

“Since joining the (ISC)² team in December 2013, I have focused on finding ways to serve our membership by introducing more exclusive benefits aimed at helping them in their careers,” says Erich Kron, CISSP-ISSAP, HCISPP, director, Membership Relations and Services, (ISC)². “Offering access to Unified Compliance's Common Controls Hub at a discounted rate will help many of our members in their daily jobs by providing them with a convenient platform to help streamline and assess policies and procedures as they relate to the complex myriad of regulatory requirements.”

Now available, isc2.CommonControlsHub.com supports (ISC)²’s ongoing mission to provide the latest industry information and professional tools to their global network of dedicated information security professionals in support of their career objectives.

“Every (ISC)² member should have access to the Unified Compliance Framework through the Common Controls Hub — and know enough about it to leverage the Common Controls through their compliance work. Even if (ISC)² members don't subscribe, they can certainly use the free account available through (ISC)² for compliance research,” says Craig Isaacs, CEO of Unified Compliance.

Pricing and Availability isc2.CommonControlsHub is available as a free compliance research tool for users to research up to five authority documents at a time. Annual subscriptions to (ISC)²’s Common Controls Hub are based on common controls access, custom compliance template creation, and number of users. Subscriptions for (ISC)² members start at $4,496.

About Unified Compliance and the UCF Since 1992, Unified Compliance has developed ground-breaking tools to support IT best practices, with a focus on solutions and processes that further the science of compliance, including harmonization methods, metrics, systems continuity and governance. By applying the scientific method to compliance — rigorously testing best practices and methodologies as well as analyzing and organizing information into a rational format — Unified Compliance has developed a logical approach to IT compliance that reduces cost, limits liability, simplifies the compliance process and leverages the value of related technologies and services across the enterprise. The UCF® was created by Dorian Cougias and his research partner, Marcelo Halpern of the international law firm Perkins Coie, which oversees all legal aspects of the UCF. Unified Compliance was recently granted the first-ever patent for a Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) framework. The UCF was honored with a 2014 GRC Technology Innovation Award by independent GRC analyst firm, GRC 20/20. More information can be found at http://www.UnifiedCompliance.com and CommonControlsHub.com.

About (ISC)²® Founded in 1989, (ISC)² is the largest non-profit organization of certified information and software security professionals worldwide with over 100,000 members in more than 135 countries. Recognized worldwide as the gold standard (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations; the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), Certified Cyber Forensics Professional (CCFP®), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPPSM) and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) to qualifying candidates. (ISC)² 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 http://www.isc2.org.

© 2015, Unified Compliance Framework is a registered trademark and Common Controls Hub is a trademark, of Unified Compliance.

© 2015, (ISC)² Inc., (ISC)², CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP, ISSEP, CSSLP, CAP, CCFP, SSCP and CBK are registered marks, and HCISPP is a service mark, of (ISC)², Inc.


Kerry MacInnes


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