Developing and Connecting Cybersecurity Leaders in Chicago

The Chicago Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) has a mission to offer a stimulating combination of discussion forums, hands-on learning, CISSP certification training, conferences, and other events which are designed to enhance understanding and awareness of information security issues for information security professionals.

Whether you are exploring a career in cybersecurity, honing your technical expertise or an established security executive, the ISSA offers you a network of 10,000 colleagues worldwide to support you in managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure. Enhance your professional stature, expand your peer network and achieve your personal career goals. Your local chapter and ISSA International will provide you with a wealth of resources to keep you current with industry trends and developments in our ever-evolving field. What can we do for you today?

If you currently hold certifications, you can earn CPE credits by attending chapter meetings, ISSA Web Conferences, reading or contributing an article to the ISSA Journal or volunteering for activities associated with putting on educational meetings or conferences.

ISSA-Chicago thanks its sponsors, without whose help we could not provide the services we offer our members:

Gold Sponsors
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Silver Sponsors

Upcoming Chapter Events

  1. Cyber Security Summit Chicago

    August 29 @ 7:45 am - 6:00 pm

    The third annual Cyber Security Summit Chicago connects C-Suite & Senior Executives responsible for protecting their companies’ critical infrastructures, with innovative solution providers and renowned information security experts. Target Attendees: Cyber Security Management, CISOs Event Time: August 29, 2018; 7:45

  2. ISACA/IIA IT Hacking & Cybersecurity Conference

    September 10 @ 7:00 am - September 11 @ 5:00 pm

    The Enterprise strikes Back in this 5th annual IT Hacking & Cybersecurity Conference presented by the Chicago Chapters of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ISACA. This two-day event contains real-world applications of knowledge and skills. This year’s theme addresses

  3. September 2018 Chapter Meeting

    September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker will be  Demetrios Lazarikos (Laz), Founder and CEO, Blue Lava. Complimentary valet parking is available. Hours ‘d oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA

Chapter News

  • Elections & Speakers

    Board elections are on the horizon. Nominations are open for the following positions: President – Valeri is up for re-election Vice President – open position

  • Internships

    In continuation of its goal to grow and serve its members, ISSA Chicago developed the Student Initiative (SI) Internship Program to further grow membership by