The Chicago Chapter of ISSA (the Chapter) welcomes members from diverse backgrounds and industries in order to promote professional development, to enhance understanding, and to share information between security professionals. Membership has many privileges such as subsidies for conferences and training classes, access to the “Members Only” Section of the Chapter website, discounts at dinner meetings and events, and the monthly Password newsletter.

Requirements (i) Professionals who have as their primary responsibility information systems security in the private or public sector, or professionals supplying information systems security consulting or advisory services; or (ii) educators, students, attorneys, and law enforcement officers having a vested interest in information security; or (iii) professionals with primary responsibility for marketing or supplying information on security products and services.

ISSA does not discriminate race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical capabilities, age or education levels.

ISSA International will collect annual dues at the time of membership enrollment or renewal. ISSA International collects all dues and the Chapter receives $35 per member. Chapter dues and Chapter membership guidelines are supplemental to, and not a replacement of ISSA International membership dues and guidelines. The prospective member must read, understand and agree to the Code of Ethics posted on this website.


Joining ISSA

Information Systems Security Association membership entitles you to all of the benefits offered by ISSA, including receiving copies of The ISSA Journal , access to the ISSA International web site, and discounts to conferences and training events. If you choose to become a Member, your information will be forwarded to the Chapter President of the closest local chapter in your area. You will be contacted by the local chapter and invited to attend chapter meetings.

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