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ISSA Announces the 2019 International Board Elections

Vienna, VA – August 21, 2019 – The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) has announced the results of its 2019 elections for the International Board of Directors with the following individuals and officer roles: Deb Peinert CISSP, ISSM (Denver) has been elected as the new ISSA…

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Cyber Security Skills Shortage Worsening for 3rd Year In A Row, Sounding the Alarm for Business Leaders

The third annual global study from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) and ISSA finds that the cyber security skills shortage impacts 74 percent of organizations; explores causes and consequences of cyber security job stress, and much, much more.

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Cyber Security Skills in Crisis: 3rd Annual Global Survey by ISSA and ESG Open Today

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) have joined forces again to launch the 3rd annual survey on the Life and Times of Cyber Security Professionals.

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ISSA Announces the 2018/2019 International President and Board of Directors

Vienna, VA – July 25, 2018 – The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) announced today the results of its international elections for the International Board of Directors 2018 – 2020 term. Candy Alexander, CISSP CISM (New England/New Hampshire) has been elected as the new ISSA International…

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Cyber Security Skills Crisis Causing Rapidly Widening Business Problem

The second annual global study from the Enterprise Strategy Group and ISSA finds cyber security skills shortage worsening and impacting 70% of organizations; business investing in the wrong places.

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ISSA Adds Seven Prominent Cyber Security Industry Leaders to International Board of Directors

Reston, VA – September 7, 2017 – The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) announced today the results of its international election for the 2017 – 2018 term. Four new cybersecurity industry leaders have been elected to the International Board of Directors: Roy Wilkinson as International Vice…

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Research Reveals “Human” Issues as Top Cyber Security and Business Risk

Findings from Part II of the research report from ESG and ISSA’s ground-breaking first-ever global study of cyber security professionals sends a strong message that critical infrastructure is vulnerable, and they want more help from their national governments

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ESG and ISSA Research Reveals Cyber Security Profession at Risk

Findings from Part I of the first ESG/ISSA annual global survey of cyber security professionals show 65% struggle to define their career path, while 46% are solicited for new jobs at least once per week, and outlines top 5 tips for taking control of the Cyber Security Career Lifecycle®

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The ISSA and The Security Awareness Company Announce Partnership

The Information Systems Security Association is proud to announce its partnership with The Security Awareness Company. This partnership makes available a number of free tools through the Security Awareness Portal. These materials include customized posters, videos, newsletters, guides, and course guides, making the Portal a valuable…

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Alliance for Performance Excellence and ISSA offer Free Cyber Maturity Tool to ISSA Members

Reston, VA – May 3, 2016 – The ISSA is proud to announce its partnership with The Alliance for Performance Excellence, the public-private outreach arm of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, which is based at and managed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. As…

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President of the Board of Directors, Ira Winkler, Steps Down

Effective June 2, 2015, Ira Winkler stepped down as president of the Information Systems Security Association International Board of Directors. Ira Winkler’s many exploits have reached the covers of major newspapers and magazines, and his opinions and analyses of cybersecurity issues have been globally sought. A…

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ISSA International Conference 2013 Announces Keynote Speakers Featuring Cybersecurity Luminary Eugene H. Spafford

Portland, OR – September 4, 2013 – The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) announced today a high-profile line-up of speakers for its fourth annual ISSA International Conference (#ISSAConf) to be held October 9-10 at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, TN. During the conference, ISSA will…

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ISSA Addresses the Cybersecurity Workforce Gap with $10,000 Donation to the ISSA Education Foundation

In support of the national call to action to close the cybersecurity workforce gap, the Information Systems Security Association has donated $10,000 to the ISSA Education Foundation. While there are a growing number of programs aimed at developing and identifying talent and skills from a young…

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ISSA International Conference 2012 Announces Keynote by Former White House Cyber Security Coordinator Howard Schmidt

Portland, OR. – October 17, 2012 – The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) announced today a high-profile line-up of speakers for its third annual ISSA International Conference to be held October 25-26 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA. Themed “The Magic Kingdom – Embracing a…

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Cyber Security Luminary Ira Winkler Elected President of ISSA

Portland, OR ‐ September 27, 2012 – The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) announced today that cybersecurity luminary Ira Winkler has been elected as the International President for the new 2012 – 2013 term. In addition, six prominent industry leaders have been elected to the Board of Directors: Candy Alexander, CISSP, CISM and CISO, Long Term Care Partners Debbie Christofferson, CIPP/IT, CISSP, CISM…

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