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Central Maryland Chapter of the ISSA

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members.

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. More specifically, the objectives of the Chapter are:  (a) to promote the education of, and help expand the knowledge and skills of its members in the interrelated fields of information systems security, and information or data processing; (b) to encourage a free exchange of information security techniques, approaches, and problem solving by its members; (c) to provide adequate communication to keep members abreast of current events in information processing and security which can be beneficial to them and their employers; and, (d) to 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.

We, the members of the Central Maryland chapter of ISSA, invite you to join ISSA and pick ISSA Central Maryland as your chapter. Apply online at

For additional information, please reach out to the President, V P Operations, or V P Membership. If desired, we can be reached via mail at P.O. Box 612, Manchester, MD 21102.

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2021 Chapter Bylaws can be found here: 2021 ISSA Central MD Chapter Bylaws


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