About Michiana ISSA

Posted by Rob on January 4th, 2014

The Michiana (South Bend, IN) Chapter of ISSA is committed to promote the goals and commitments of the international ISSA organization.
The chapter is committed to working with cybersecurity professionals within 50 miles of the cities of South Bend and Mishawaka Indiana. Our members work and live in the central portion of Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan.
The chapter is committed to sharing ideas and experiences related to our passions and professions in the information security industry. The chapter meets once a month; The monthly meetings vary in content and style, including informational \ educational lunch and learn meetings hosted by security vendors, as well as subject based information round-table meetings. Our goal is to help promote growth, knowledge and experience benefiting our chapter members

 

What is the ISSA!

Posted by Rob on January 24th, 2014

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is an international organization of information security professional and practitioners. The focus of ISSA is in developing and connecting cybersecurity leaders globally.

ISSA is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure.

The primary goal of the ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information resources. The ISSA facilitates interaction and education to create a more successful environment for global information systems security and for the professionals involved. Members include practitioners at all levels of the security field in a broad range of industries such as communications, education, healthcare, manufacturing, financial, and government.

  • Promote the education and expand the knowledge and skills of its members in the interrelated fields of information systems security and information data processing
  • Encourage a free exchange of information security techniques, approaches, and problem solving by its members
  • Provide communication to keep members abreast of current events in information processing and security, providing benefits to them and their employers
  • Communicate to management, and to systems and information processing professionals the importance of establishing controls necessary to ensure the secure organization and utilization of information processing resources
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