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

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 17:00

GREETINGS ONE AND ALL GOOD COMPANY OF FRIENDS, COLLEAGUES, DELICIOUS FOOD, & HOLIDAY CHEER!!!! The Holiday Season is here. To begin the Season, in traditional style, we invite you to join the Silicon Valley Chapter ISSA for our Annual Holiday Gathering. Bring your colleagues and friends.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:30

We know that passing audit and owning a shelf full of products is no inoculation against being hacked, but why?  What creates that gap between the penetration test we pay for, and the ones attackers run against us everyday?  Using real world examples and a Q&A session with a hacker we’ll discuss strategies for aligning the adversary you train for with the one you actually face.

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