The security leader level of the Cyber Security Career Lifecycle® is occupied by individuals who have extensive security experience, ability to direct and integrate security into an organization. These individuals have job titles such as Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Cyber Security Architect, etc. After extensive periods of leadership – some become recognized industry leaders.
ISSA Services for Cyber Security Career Lifecycle® Security Leaders
Chapter Education/Chapter Leaders' Summit (Presenter)
ISSA leaders from around the world unite for this annual event which focuses on growing and supporting their chapters. Presenting at this one-day summit is a great way to establish your authority and expand your network. Share your knowledge with your peers to help them achieve their chapter goals.
Learn more about the ISSA Chapter Leaders' Summit.
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.
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. As a senior level professional, you may have considered writing for publication. The Editorial Advisory Board will review your draft and/or pair you with an experienced author and assist you in locating other members who have published to discuss concepts and offer helpful feedback.
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 (Presenter)
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.
Annual International Summit (Presenter)
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.
The CISO Executive Forum is a peer-to-peer quarterly event–occurs every three months in different areas of the US. The unique strength of this event is that members can feel free to share concerns, successes, and feedback in a peer-only environment.
Learn more about ISSA's CISO Executive Forums.
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.
Awards Program (Presenter)
ISSA annually recognizes outstanding information security professionals, their companies, and chapters that are at the top of their respective games.
Learn more about ISSA International Awards.
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.
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.
CISO Executive Webinar Series
Learn from the experts! If you’re seeking a career in cybersecurity 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.
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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