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.

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.

Upcoming Events

  1. May 2019 Chapter Meeting

    May 9 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm

    NOTE: Typically our Chapter meetings are the 1st Thursday of every month. This meeting was moved to the 2nd Thursday to accommodate the speaker’s calendar. Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker is Todd

  2. ISSA-Wisconsin Chapter Meeting

    May 16 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

    ISSA-Wisconsin cordially invites ISSA members to its Chapter Meeting at the Harley-Davidson Museum on Thursday, May 16. The featured speaker is Candy Alexander, President of ISSA International. Candy’s keynote presentation is from 1 – 2pm. Advance registration is required. Registration

  3. 1st 2019 Chicago CISO of the Year Social Mixer

    May 21 @ 5:30 pm8:00 pm

    ISSA-Chicago, AITP Chicago, and InfraGard, in conjunction with Society for Information Management (SIM) and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) are proud sponsors of the Chicago Area CISO of the Year Award! This award has been established to publicly

  4. InfraGard Quarterly Meeting – Q2

    May 23 @ 8:00 am12:00 pm

    ISSA Joint event with infraguard Chicago, 5/23. Annual Verizon DBIR presentation. Federal reserve bank, 8 AM to noon. Registration required. Information link

  5. June 2019 Chapter Meeting

    June 6 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm

    Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker is 2018 Chicago CISO of the Year Bradley J. Schaufenbuel, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Paylocity. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Cash bar

  6. SecureWorld 2019 – Chicago

    June 13 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm

    Annual Cybersecurity Conference with the battle refrain of “See globally. Defend locally.” Critical knowledge and tools needed to protect against ever-evolving threats will be shared with attendees by industry experts, thought leaders, practitioners and solution providers. SecureWorld Chicago Conference is

  7. 2nd 2019 Chicago CISO of the Year Social Mixer

    June 18 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm

    ISSA-Chicago, AITP Chicago, and InfraGard, in conjunction with Society for Information Management (SIM) and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) are proud sponsors of the Chicago Area CISO of the Year Award! This award has been established to publicly

  8. SecureXIII – 13th Annual ISSA and ISACA Chicago Chapters Security Conference and Networking Cruise

    June 20 @ 7:30 am5:30 pm

    Annual joint ISSA and ISACA training and networking event. Earn 5 CPE credits. SecureXIII is a full-day event that includes 4 educational presentations from industry experts, a CISO panel, which this year will be 4 female CISO / Directors of

  9. July 2019 Chapter Meeting

    July 11 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pm

    Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker is Charles Herring, WitFoo Chief Technology Officer. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago Chapter members receive a complimentary drink if they

  10. 3rd 2019 Chicago CISO of the Year Social Mixer

    July 23 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm

    ISSA-Chicago, AITP Chicago, and InfraGard, in conjunction with Society for Information Management (SIM) and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) are proud sponsors of the Chicago Area CISO of the Year Award! This award has been established to publicly

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

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Gold Sponsors
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