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, March 17, 2015 - 11:30

Disruptive technology trends such as enterprise adoption of the cloud often drives the need to rethink security architectures. Enterprises as well as cloud providers have made tactical security improvements for individual cloud services. But, the rapidly increasing volume of cloud usage and the velocity of the changing threat landscape are forcing enterprises to abstract a layer of security across all cloud services.

This presentation will discuss the factors that enterprises need to consider in order to develop an effective security architecture for the cloud including:

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 11:45

Due to RSA and the many activities associated with it, there will be no Chapter meeting for the month of April

We hope to see you on the exhibit hall or in the sessions at RSA.

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CISSP Review Course - 2015

Our education director is activily working on finalizing our next CISSP review course to begin some time after RSA 2015

Contact Us

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