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.

Join SV-ISSA. and Join our mailing list.

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

Nobel Tan

A veteran in the cybersecurity space, Nobel Tan is Chief Technology Officer for Uppsala Security and Sentinel Protocol, where he spearheads product development and intelligence research. Prior to this, Nobel also served as the company’s Head of Security Operations and Head of Engineering. Nobel is based in Singapore near the corporate HQ of Uppsala Security. An engineer by training with over a decade of expertise in Information Security and IT risk strategy in the cybersecurity sector, Nobel previously led a team of technical engineers at FireEye Inc. In that capacity, he oversaw the FireEye Cloud Product and related services such as Web and Email Threat Prevention. Beyond the office, Nobel has also been recognized for his contributions to the industry; he received a 2014 Award of Excellence by EVP Customer Services for creating transformative impact in customer services organizations.


Latest News


May Virtual Cyber Executive Forum 2021

ISSA's Cyber Executive Forum is a quarterly gathering of some of the brightest minds in the cyber security world. Join other cyber security leaders on May 14 from 9:45 am EDT to 6:00 pm EDT from the convenience of your smartphone or laptop for the latest "can't-miss" ISSA virtual Cyber Executive Forum.

Visit International for Details


SV-ISSA CCSP Review Program

The Silicon Valley Chapter ISSA intends to present instructor-led sessions reviewing the (ISC)² CCSP Official Study Guide, 2nd Edition in conjunction with the (ISC)² Official Practice Tests, 2nd Edition. There are currently 6instruction sessions over a three week period.  1 makeup session and 1 Practice Test Questions session will be added to the schedule in addition to the actual coursework.



Contact Us

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

Please email us at