Hello Members and Guests.

Our next Chapter meeting is April 21, 2021, starting at 4pm Pacific Time. The presentation topic is "Cyber Risk and Compliance - Why We are Losing and What it Takes to Win", presented by Yair Solow, CEO and co-founder of Centraleyes. Register in advance for the meeting, https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HiNF1PgOSYqj1iPUhB7HNw. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the virtual meeting.
Get out the Vote! The SFBay ISSA Chapter elections are underway. The election slate was announced during the March 2021 chapter meeting.

You can view the election slate and vote using the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/28SC2Z9
In addition, write-in nominations are also accepted.

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Chapter Virtual Meeting

April 21, 2021

When: April 21th, 2021
Time: 04:00 PM Pacific Time
Presenter: Yair Solow, CEO and co-founder of Central Eyes

Topic: Cyber Risk and Compliance - Why We are Losing and What it Takes to Win

Meeting Agenda: (All times Pacific)

04:00 PM - 04:20 PM: Welcome/Meet & Greet
04:20 PM - 04:30 PM: Chapter Business
04:45 PM - 05:00 PM: Chapter Election Announcements
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM: Presentation and Discussion - Cyber Risk and Compliance - Why We are Losing and What it Takes to Win

Register in advance for the meeting, https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HiNF1PgOSYqj1iPUhB7HNw.

Speaker Biography
Yair Solow is CEO and co-founder of Centraleyes, a leading technology innovator in the fast-paced sector of advanced cyber risk and compliance management. He heads a team of world-class cyber security and risk experts in the development of cutting-edge solutions for managing internal risk, vendor risk and executive board risk.

Yair’s experience in disruptive technologies inspired his vision of a new risk management platform that equips organizations with unparalleled tools to achieve and sustain cyber resilience in today’s intensifying threat environment. He assembled a team of technology innovators, military intelligence veterans and corporate leaders and led them to produce the world’s most advanced Integrated Risk Management (IRM) platform. The platform automates, centralizes and visualizes risks to save time and resources, allowing users to concentrate on business success.

Before founding Centraleyes, Yair was a senior executive at Visa, where he led business activities in major European markets. In 2015 he helped spearhead the launch of Visa’s Innovation Hub in Israel. His passion has always been entrepreneurial; he has launched a number of successful technology ventures, always imagining new ways to disrupt inefficient markets.

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
Programs Director: Kimberly Quan
Communications Director: Hakeem Oseni
Treasurer: R. Daniel Lee
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!

Come jump-start your tech career or take it to the next level! Learn how to acquire the skills you need and network with the right people

When: April 27, 2021
Time: 3:30-5:00 Pacific Time

The SF Bay ISSA has partnered with the following groups for an EXCITING event,

Technology Workforce Collaborative



News & Events


The SF Bay ISSA chapter is holding its 2021 board elections.

The positions for this year are:
Vice President
Membership Director
Communications Director

A nominating committee will oversee the election process and announce the results at the April 21st 2021 chapter meeting.

You can view the election slate and vote using the link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/28SC2Z9

CCSP Review Program

The SF Bay ISSA chapter is partnering with the Silicon Valley ISSA Chapter in conducting Certified Cloud Security Professional exam training.

Register Now!

The course will be instructor-led sessions reviewing the (ISC)² CCSP Official Study Guide, 2nd Edition in conjunction with the (ISC)² Official Practice Tests, 2nd Edition. There are currently 6 instruction sessions over a three week period. 1 makeup session and 1 Practice Test Questions session will be added to the schedule in addition to the actual coursework.

Training began on April 7th (Wednesday) and continues until April 29th (Thursday) evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. Visual materials and technical content will be provided to each coach from official materials and can be curated to suit by the Coach.

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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