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The role of information security executives continues to be defined and redefined as the integration of business and technology evolves. While these new positions gain more authority and responsibility, peers…
Expand Your Peer Network, Enhance Your Professional Stature & Achieve Your Personal Career Goals
Your local chapter and ISSA International will provide you with a wealth of resources to keep you current with industry trends and developments in our ever-evolving field. What can we do for you today?
Expand Your Network
Through chapter affiliation and engagement and participation at the international level, you'll make new connections and expand your network of cyber security professionals.
Learn and Grow
Ongoing educational opportunities through regular chapter meetings, quarterly Cyber Executive Forums, web conferences, and our annual International Summit.
Level up Your Career
Membership gives you access to people, resources, and opportunities that allow you to accelerate career development & progress along the Cyber Security Career Lifecycle®.
Choose the Membership That's Right for You
Our membership options are designed to meet the needs of cyber security professionals at every stage of the Cyber Security Career Lifecycle®
Developing & Connecting Cyber Security Professionals Globally
Become a Corporate Member of a Global Community of Cyber Executive and Security Specialists
What Our Members Say
ISSA members get a lot of real-world value from their memberships – from professional networking and peer support to educational and career development opportunities
My involvement in ISSA has opened up job opportunities and friendships that would have otherwise not existed. More specifically, I've been able to develop and sustain professional relationships that I can rely on going forward. In addition, serving as a chapter officer has helped strengthen my leadership skills, which in turn has made me more successful at my job.William E. Smith, Jr. – Information Security Analyst,, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
From our annual International Summit and web conferences to our quarterly Cyber Executive Forums and chapter events, there's always something going on.
ISSA Web Conferences bring together people from around the world to share leading industry presentations
Most of our chapters have a busy calendar of a wide range of member-focused events
ISSA International Summit
The ISSA International Summit is our signature event, bringing together many of the sharpest minds in the cyber security world
Cyber Executive Forum
Four times every year, senior-level security executives convene to share and gather insights on the top issues they face
On Demand Web Conferences
Check out the recordings of recent web conferences focused on key issues and featuring some of the brightest minds in the cyber security industry
Privacy SIG: Developments in Europe from the Data Protection perspective: data sharing with trust
From our annual ESG/ISSA survey to our monthly Journal, we keep our members informed
The ISSA Journal
Every month our members enjoy exclusive content written by some of the brightest minds in the cyber security world. Click on the button below to download a complimentary copy of the Journal's featured article for June 2023.
2018 ESG/ISSA Survey
The third annual global study from ESG and ISSA finds cyber security skills shortage impacts 74 percent of organizations; explores causes and consequences of cyber security job stress.
Cyber Security Career Lifecycle®
ISSA developed the Cyber Security Career Lifecycle® (CSCL) as a means to identify with its members. ISSA members span the information security profession; from those not yet in the profession to those who are retiring. Realizing that the needs of its members change, as individuals progress through the career, so should the services that ISSA offers.
An individual who has not yet (and never has) obtained a position working in the cyber security field.
An individual who has yet to master general cyber security methodologies/principles.
An individual who has mastered general security methodologies/principles and has determined their area of focus or specialty.
An individual who has extensive experience in cyber security and has been in the profession for 10+ years.
An individual who has extensive security experience, ability to direct and integrate security into an organization.
ISSA International Board
The ISSA Board is made up of experienced cyber security professionals who are passionate about the industry & committed to serving our members