InterSeC was established to help professionals discuss the latest security issues and solutions as well as their careers 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anywhere in the world.InterSeC currently has more than 8,500 professionals participating on the site.
The site features many tools for security professionals for connecting and networking, such as being able to start a group or join one of the 80-plus existing groups, create a blog, contribute to Wikis, and find other professionals based on common interests or region. Newly added features include the ability to add and search for an event, and a SecurityChannel feed offering hundreds of information security presentations.
"Our goal in opening up InterSeC is to make the cyber world a safer place through the support and development of information and application security professionals around the globe," said W. Hord Tipton, CISSP-ISSEP, CAP, CISA, executive director of (ISC).
InterSeC membership is free but is not open to vendors or individuals wishing to sell a product or service. Commercial solicitation or promotions are prohibited.