Silicon Valley ISSA Chapter

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members.

Our chapter is comprised of over 250 Silicon Valley Information Security Staff, Consultants, Managers, Executives, and other business professionals. Our members come from Small Businesses and Fortune 100 companies. Our demographics are diverse, yet we share the common thread that we understand the criticality of Information Security as an enabler of today's key business objectives and the improvements that will come tomorrow.


Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:30am

From ransomware to rootkits, old school security cannot keep pace with today’s advanced attacks. Learn why these threats work and how to protect against them.

Prevent: stop ransomware before it strikes by addressing the attack methods of attacks used by advanced persistent threats
Detect: quickly and easily detect and isolate attacks
Respond: laser in on critical alerts and address them with simple to understand security intelligence

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Becky Bace - Celebration of Life

Join us to celebrate the life, friendship and achievements of our friend, Becky. We are planning a casual evening befitting of Becky's energy and passion for putting the right people together at the right time. Below is an agenda for the evening:

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