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:

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Upcoming Chapter Events

  1. CSX Fundamental Course

    February 26 @ 8:00 am - February 27 @ 5:00 pm

    ISSA members are invited to attend this full two-day event regarding the central concepts that frame and define Information Security. The CSX Fundamental Course is designed for this purpose, as well as to provide insight into the importance of cybersecurity,

  2. March 2018 ISSA Chicago Chapter Meeting

    March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker will be Mark Orlando, CTO, Raytheon Cyber. Complimentary valet parking is available. Hours ‘d oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago Chapter members

  3. UI Springfield Cyber Defense and Disaster Recovery Conference

    March 8 - March 9

    Annual conference with theme of “Charting a Secure Course for Your Organization” The 2018 conference will focus on building and maintaining an organizational security program in a world of constant change. Two day conference with hands-on workshop on day one.

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