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
Attivo Networks LogoLaSalle Solutions LogoProofPoint Logo
Veracode-Logo
Silver Sponsors

Upcoming Chapter Events

  1. July 2018 Chicago Chapter Meeting

    July 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker will be  Sherrod DeGrippo, Director of Emerging Threats for Proofpoint, Inc. Hours ‘d oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago Chapter members receive

  2. August 2018 Chicago Chapter Meeting

    August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker will be Joseph Salazar, Technical Marketing Engineer at Attivo Networks. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago Chapter members receive a complimentary

  3. 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

Chapter News

  • 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

  • Holiday Party Photos

    ISSA Chicago’s 2017 Holiday Party was a big success. The party, which also benefited the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation, generated many gifts for