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Happy Thanksgiving & November 2022 Chapter Meeting!

The SFBay ISSA Chapter wishes everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving. We will be having a November 30, 2022 virtual presentation by Brendan Eliason, "Become Un-phishable!". Please join us virtually over our Zoom meeting link.
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Chapter Holiday “Pay It Forward” Giving Opportunity

This year the ISSA Education Foundation is thankful in many ways for the support and assistance given to us throughout our careers by ISSA and ISSA members. Now is a great time to make a tax-deductible donation to the future cybersecurity professionals that the Foundation (a 501(c)(3) charity) supports through its many scholarships.
Donations made will be acknowledged in the ISSA Journal, the Foundation website and on their social media. https://issaef.org

November 2022 Chapter Meeting

Become Un-phishable!

Wednesday November 30th, 2022

Location: Virtual

When: Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM Pacific Time
Presenter: Brendan Eliason

Please register today.

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How a knowledge of Behavior Science and Safety Science gives us the ability to understand the current failures of Security Awareness training as well as a tools for building and implementing effective security controls for humans.


SF Bay ISSA 2021 Past Presentations

The SFBay ISSA Chapter was pleased to have David Movshovitz (Co Founder and CTO @TrackerDetect) present on "How to identify abnormal users applications’ behaviors quickly and accurately without false alarms?" for our September Chapter Meeting.
September 2021 Chapter Meeting

If you were not able to attend the August Chapter meeting concerning Passwordless Identity, you can watch the recorded session here, ISSA August 2021 Presentation". We want to thank Transmit Security for allowing Craig to talk about the hot topic of "Passwordless Identity.


The San Francisco Bay Area ISSA organization wants to thank everyone who attended as well as the groups that participated in the Technology Workforce Collaborative summit, techwc.org. If you were not able to attend, you can view the summit here,

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How do I join ISSA?

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) International web site handles all new membership applications. Select "San Francisco (USA)" for your chapter affiliation, complete the form, provide payment, and submit. If you're ready to become a member or need to renew your membership, visit the ISSA Join Online page.

SFBay ISSA Board

President: Jimmy Sanders
Vice President: Patrick Huber
Treasurer: R. Daniel Lee
Education Director: Kimberly Quan
Programs Director: Brendan Eliason
Communications Director: Hakeem Oseni
Membership Director: Terry Quan
Recording Secretary: Shimon Modi

To contact all board members, please email:  board at sfbay dot issa dot org

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Technology Career Accelerator:
The keys to unlock the doors to your technology career!

We want to thank everyone who attended and the groups that participated in the April 2021, Technology Workforce Collaborative summit. If you were not able to attend, you can view the summit here, https://youtu.be/Bl25cN4DPqw

The SF Bay ISSA partnered with the following groups the event,

Technology Workforce Collaborative



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Looking for Great Speakers

The SFBay ISSA Chapter is always looking for great presenters. If you or your company have a presentation or a topic of interest, please contact vicepresident [at] sfbay.issa.org with the proposed title, abstract, and speaker biography. The presentation cannot be a "sales/product pitch." However, it is okay for the speaker to take a minute or two to establish their expertise in the area and the company at which they work." The presentation should last no more than 45 minutes excluding a 10-15 minute question and answer session.

About the SF Bay Area ISSA Chapter


ISSA is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization providing a forum for education, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skills, and professional growth of its members. A goal of the ISSA is to promote the best practices that will ensure availability, integrity, and confidentiality of organizational resources. The purpose of the SF Bay Area ISSA chapter is to have a local venue for interacting with your colleagues in the security profession.

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