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, August 18, 2015 - 11:30

This guest seminar will overview key legal issues presented by today's cyberworld.  More than ever, transactions of increasingly sensitive nature are being conducted online.

Latest News

Special Thanks to Maura and Adobe

The Silicon Valley chapter of the ISSA would like to extend a special thanks to Adobe and Maura Jones for sponsoring the location for our CISSP Review classes. We had a successful review class made possible by Maura, who is our primary contact at Adobe, a member and volunteer for this chapter. Your assistance and support is greatly appriciated.

Article by SV-ISSA Board Member: Folding Security into NetApp's DNA

We are excited to announce that the Silicon Valley Chapter's Commication Director Sujeet Bambawale has published an article about Security, ISO27001, and NetApp's "Enterprise Information Security Council" The article is available on NetApp's community website at Be sure and check it out.


Cornerstones of Trust

Cornerstones of Trust is the Bay Area's premier, community-driven conference to help security practitioners and leaders raise their level of thinkng about how to balance technology risks with business opportunities.

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CISSP Review Course - 2015

Classes are meeting at Adobe Systems in San Jose, exact address not determined yet. Underground parking will be provided for preregistered attendees only! So it is important to register. Tuesday evenings: April 28, May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23

The full schedule


Contact Us

The SV-ISSA board welcomes all suggestions and feedback from its members.

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