Community Participation

Relevant community participation can be used to demonstrate ongoing competency in the Information Security field related to the certification(s) being renewed.

What Qualifies in this Category?

  • SANS Webcasts
  • GIAC Exam Development Participation
  • InfoSec Community Chapter Meetings
  • Brief Webinars
  • Industry Webcasts or Podcasts
  • Presenting/Guest Speaking
  • Authoring an article for an industry related publication or website

Category Specifics:

  • Up to 12 CPEs can be earned in this category.
  • CPEs earned from this category can be applied toward 1 qualifying certification renewal.

Required Supporting Documentation

  • GIAC Exam Development:
    • JTAs - Screenshot of the final page of your completed survey.
    • GIAC Question Writing – Letter confirming your participation.
    • Standard Settings & Audits - Automatically filed on your behalf.
  • SANS Webcasts: Certificate of Completion
  • Authoring an Article: A copy of the article and evidence of when & where it was published.
  • Evidence for all other activities should include:
    • Your Name (as a participant)
    • Name/Title of Activity
    • Date(s) of Participation
    • Evidence of Activity Content & Industry Relevancy