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, February 21, 2023 - 5:00pm

Cyber Risk Quantification (CRQ) and benefits of prioritizing risk for business decision-making.

Gartner says it best: “Faced with increasing board scrutiny and executive demand for cybersecurity
services, security and risk management (SRM) leaders are turning to cyber-risk quantification (CRQ) to
communicate risk, aid enterprise decision making and prioritize cybersecurity risks with greater

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 5:00pm

You can’t improve what you don’t measure. To mature your security operations program, you need to evaluate its effectiveness. But this is a task many organizations still struggle with when it comes to collection, detection, and response. If showing the effectiveness of your security operations is a challenge, it might be time to re-evaluate your KPIs and your ability to measure them in order to communicate to your board the metrics that drive programmatic gains in your secops practices. 


Event Timeline

5 pm Networking

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