The mid-career level of the Cyber Security Career Lifecycle® is occupied by individuals who have mastered general security methodologies/principles and have determined their area of focus or specialty. Individuals in this phase of the lifecycle may have job titles such as; network security analyst, cyber security forensics analyst, application security engineer, network security engineer. Individuals who are nearing the “senior level,” may begin to hold job titles such as senior network security engineer, senior cyber security analyst for example.

ISSA Services for Cyber Security Career Lifecycle® Mid Career Professionals

Chapter Education

ISSA Chapters provide local networking and educational opportunities. ISSA Chapters and their members can become your strongest allies when support is needed to get the job done.

Find an ISSA chapter near you.

Peer Relationships

Learn from the experts! If you’re seeking a career in cyber security and are on the path to becoming a CISO, check out these archived presentations. Our CISO executives will help you envision the security enterprise leader of tomorrow, and the path it takes to reach that pinnacle.

Check out our CISO Mentoring Webinar Series.

Career Opportunities

Review posted career opportunities–by function, industry or state–post your resume, create a job alert, and more!

Explore cyber security career opportunities.


The ISSA Journal is the Association's monthly magazine and a leading resource for members on up-to-date technical information, industry and association news, and chapter information.

Check out the latest issue of the ISSA Journal (if you're not currently an ISSA member, you'll be able to download a complimentary copy of this month's featured article).

Web Conferences

ISSA International Web Conferences bring together ISSA members from around the world to share leading industry presentations and answer members' questions. Each event is designed to address the timely needs of ISSA members through a live, online event and a subsequent recorded version for on-demand viewing and offers a CPE quiz. All content is developed by the ISSA International Web Conference Committee.

Register for an upcoming web conference or check out on-demand web conference recordings.

Annual International Summit

Join ISSA and your peers for solution-oriented, proactive and innovative sessions focused on security as a vital part of business. The ISSA International Summit is a great venue to deepen existing business relationships and make new contacts on a regular and on-going basis.

See what's coming up at our next ISSA International Summit.

Fellow Program

The Fellow Program recognizes sustained membership and contributions to the profession. No more than 1% of members may hold Distinguished Fellow status at any given time.

Learn more about the ISSA Fellow Program.

Leadership Development

Get involved. Promote information security in your company, industry, and your community. At the local Chapter and ISSA Board levels, you can participate, learn, and help spread the word about the vital importance of information security. Chapter Board Members, Chapter Officers & Chapter Management Team Members are invited to attend the annual Chapter Leaders’ Summit.

Cyber Security Career Lifecycle® Pre-Professional Virtual Meet-Ups

So, you think you want to work in cyber security? Not sure which way to go? Not sure if you’re doing all you need to do to be successful? Check out of Pre-Professional Virtual Meet-Ups to help guide you through the maze of cyber security.

Special Interest Groups

ISSA’s Special Interest Groups (SIG) give those interested in a particular topic an opportunity to collaborate, discuss and focus on resources within the community.

Chapter Mentorship

This program was developed to formalize a relationship between more senior professional individuals in the chapter (Mentors) and the various levels of security professionals seeking entry or navigating different phases of this profession (Mentees). Professionals at every level of the ISSA Cyber Security Career Lifecycle® will benefit from participating in this program. The process takes patience, focused study, and hard work. This program is not yet available for all chapters.

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