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.

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Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 6:30pm

The real cyber battlefield is for ‘hearts and minds’. Our enemies are good at as shown by Russian voter influence and ISIS propaganda. US efforts don’t appear to be nearly as successful, this session explores the fragmentation between cyberspace operations and Psychological Operations (PSYOP).

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 6:00pm

The agility of DevOps and scalability of the cloud is an incredible combination for the business. New products are brought to market faster than ever before, with infrastructure spun up or down in seconds. However, with this agility and business-created urgency, security is seen as an impediment and often falls by the wayside.

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ISSA Thought Leadership Series: Your Hygiene is Showing-Improving Risk Posture

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 1PM - 2PM EST


Cyber hygiene is the flossing of cybersecurity — something we all know we should do, but regularly ignore. While it may be more exciting to get the latest silver bullet to solve a zero-day problem, improving processes to better leverage what you already have will go further in protecting against the next cyberattack.

In this webinar, a panel of industry experts and thought leaders will discuss:


Cyber Security Summit Silicon Valley 2019

* Interactive Panels & Discussions Include: (PARTIAL LIST)

* Morning Security Briefing from Shawn Bradstreet, Resident Agent in Charge, San Jose at the U.S. Secret Service

* Afternoon Security Briefing from Elvis Chan, Supervisory Special Agent at the FBI

* Ransomware: To Pay or Not Pay - That is the Question!

* incident Response Orchestration & Beyond: The CISO & Senior Leadership’s Best Approach to Cyber Defense

* Protecting Your Enterprise from the Human Element: Your Employees and Corporate Espionage

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