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.

Upcoming Chapter Events

  1. 4th Annual MSU Interdisciplinary Conference on Cybercrime

    March 2

      The 4th Annual Michigan State University Interdisciplinary Conference on Cybercrime will be held at the Kellogg Center on Thursday March 2nd and Friday March 3rd, 2017. This two-day event draws top academics and practitioners from information security, computer science,

  2. March 2017 Chapter Meeting

    March 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 Bil Harmer III, Strategist, Office of the CISO, Zscaler. Complimentary valet parking is available. Hours ‘d oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA

  3. April 2017 Chapter Meeting

    April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker will be  Eric Yoblanka, The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences.  Hours ‘d oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago Chapter members

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Last Call for Tomorrow's ISSA International Web Conference

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
Start Time: 9:00 a.m. US-Pacific/ 12:00 noon US-Eastern/ 5:00 p.m. London


Once again we bring on a panel of experts to provide insight and make predictions for the 2017 InfoSec challenges.

2016 was a monumental year in cyber security, with major news stories surfacing nearly every month. From email hacking impacting the United States political world to the October DNS attacks and the ongoing rise of Ransomware and IoT concerns, “Cyber” is huge right now.

How will this growing spotlight on security translate in terms of media and regulatory attention? And what kinds of threats will dominate the 2017 landscape?

Join us, make notes, and then check back in a year to see how we did!


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They say we’re meant to spend Valentine’s Day with our loved ones – and there’s no denying it, we LOVE our members. We invite you to join us for a special Valentine’s Day ISSA Member Reception at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Join us for hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and fun. Let us show you just how much we appreciate and value you!

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