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What is ISSA?
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is an international organization providing educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skills and professionalism of our members and the information security community at large. The primary goal of ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure availability, integrity and confidentiality of organizational resources.

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Our Vision
The San Diego area chapter of ISSA is dedicated to building and maintaining a viable, self-sustaining, and responsive professional association that achieves the vocational objectives of its members in accordance with the by laws.

News and Updates

  • ProTom 2016-03-24 C-level Education Protecting Tomorrow invites you to join us for our next cybersecurity educational event! Federal and state laws and regulations are putting increasing focus on executive-level liability for failing to ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2016, 2:50 PM by Chris Simpson
  • SDISSA Lunch and Learn with Bit9 + Carbon Black Training and Hands-on Experience Endpoint Protection Summary: This training best serves Information Security Technologists who are part or would like to be part of their organizations SOC/IR Teams.In this free Lunch and Learn technical ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2015, 8:43 AM by Chris Simpson
  • Sign Up for the SDISSA Mailing List Click the link below to sign up for our email list to receive announcements about our upcoming events.Sign Up for the SDISSA Mailing List
    Posted Sep 24, 2015, 8:44 AM by Chris Simpson
  • February Meeting Presentation Posted Thanks for a great meeting this week. We appreciate your continued support. Gerry's presentation is available on the Meeting Presentation page.
    Posted Feb 27, 2015, 9:18 AM by Chris Simpson
  • 7 Top Cyber Risks for 2015 Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:30pmLocation: Scale Matrix Data 5775 Kearny Villa Rd San Diego, CA 9212Details and RegistrationJoin top executives and ...
    Posted Feb 15, 2015, 10:45 AM by Chris Simpson
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Next Meeting

  • June General Meeting - Consideration to Minimize Risk in Your Cloud Environment

    Date: Thursday, June 23rd

    Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    Speakers: CISO Led Round Table Discussions
    Topic: Consideration to Minimize Risk in Your Cloud Environment
    Eventbrite - ISSA San Diego June 2016 Luncheon
    Overview: A CISO’s adequate knowledge of their cloud provider and strategies to properly mitigating security risks throughout the organization's cloud adoption is imperative to ensure a comfort level with executive management and the general user community at large.
    Join us on June 23rd at our San Diego Chapter Meeting to discuss with your peers what points to consider in vetting your cloud provider and other areas of consideration to include:
    Contracting – Discuss vendor management practices for cloud providers to include proper vetting, how to manage the risk of vendor’s subcontractors and what to do in cases of conflicts of interests.
    Incident Response – Reviewing IR in a SaaS & PaaS cloud framework, what are today's best practices and lessons learned, such as how to conduct in-cloud deployments securely and how to leverage IR processes.
    Guidance – Review what resources, certifications and governing bodies are available when moving certain applications to a cloud framework.
    Governance –Review best practice polices to include addressing the need for a mix of Public and. Private frameworks.
    Risk Management – What are the key points CISOs should be prepared to speak to regarding Risk Management when discussing cloud adoption with executive management or board members.
    Meeting Format: The topics listed above will be discussed at assigned tables and each table will report back to the group at the end of the meeting. 
    Posted Jun 10, 2016, 3:22 PM by Chris Simpson
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