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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Silver Sponsors

Upcoming Chapter Events

  1. SecureWorld Chicago Cybersecurity Conference

    June 5 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Cybersecurity Conference is a full day of pertinent topics with cyber experts following the theme “Fast Forward – Predicting & Preparing for our Cyber Future.” Earn six CPE credits for the full day. Following the conference, SecureWorld PLUS offers a

  2. June 2018 ISSA Chicago Chapter Meeting

    June 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Please join the ISSA Chicago Chapter for our monthly chapter meeting. This month’s featured speaker will be  David Duncan, VP, Product & Solutions, CA Technologies’ Cyber Security Business Unit. Hours ‘d oeuvres will be served. Cash bar available. ISSA Chicago

  3. SecureXII – 12th Annual ISSA and ISACA Chicago Chapters Security Conference and Networking Cruise

    June 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

    Annual joint ISSA and ISACA training and networking event. Earn 5 CPE credits. Speaker topics include Data Security, Blockchain, AI, IoT, Data Analytics, Risk Appetite and the latest perspectives from local CISOs. Learn how to implement and improve IT Risk

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