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, July 16, 2024 - 5:30pm

Data breaches are not as random as you might think. Building upon previous work forecasting fraud among business customers, Dr. Thomas Lee discovered something often overlooked by practitioners: insufficient staffing is a strong predictor of a data breach, and surprisingly, audit staff is just as effective at preventing a data breach as staff working in information technology.

Latest News

May 5 - ISSA Member Reception in San Francisco

Celebrate the start of summer at our exclusive ISSA Member Reception, open to all ISSA Members! Mark your calendars for May 5th, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at the historic Marines' Memorial Club in San Francisco.

Join us for an evening filled with networking, delectable bites, and exciting lawn games. It's the ultimate opportunity to mingle with fellow cybersecurity professionals, exchange valuable insights, and unwind in good company. Act fast, registration closes on May 1st! Reserve your spot today and remember to bring your registration confirmation for entry. 

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