Thank you for your interest in supporting the Central Maryland Chapter of the Information System Systems Security Association (ISSA), recognized as the 2017 Mid-Size Chapter of the Year. ISSA is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members. The ISSA Central Maryland Chapter continuously works to meet the educational and career needs of the Baltimore-Washington cyber security practitioners in both the public and private sectors. Supporting the Central Maryland Chapter provides sponsors with the ability to develop a dialogue with regional information security experts while generating awareness for the sponsor’s company, products or solutions. Details on the benefits of sponsoring the SSA Central Maryland Chapter can be found in the following Chapter Sponsor Documents. For more information, please contact the Vice President of Outreach at Thanks.


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The Central Maryland Chapter of ISSA is proud to acknowledge the assistance of the following sponsors:

Clearswift is trusted by organisations globally to protect their critical information, giving them the freedom to securely collaborate and drive business growth. Our unique technology supports a straightforward and ‘adaptive’ data loss prevention solution, avoiding the risk of business interruption and enabling organisations to have 100% visibility of their critical information 100% of the time!



After over 30 years developing the highest quality training curriculum available today, Logical Operations has leveraged their training experience to develop high stakes IT certifications that fill a gap in the IT certification marketplace. Logical Operations uses a vigorous development process (consistent with the ANSI/ISO17024 standard) to create vendor-specific and vendor-neutral certifications that validate key skills needed throughout private, public, and government organizations worldwide. Logical Operations’ CyberSec First Responder (CFR-210) Certification has Approved as U.S. DoD-8570 Compliant. Click here for more details this new certification.

LogRhythm, a leader in security intelligence and analytics, empowers organizations around the globe to rapidly detect, respond to and neutralize damaging cyber threats. The company’s patented award-winning platform uniquely unifies next-generation SIEM, log management, network and endpoint monitoring, and advanced security analytics. In addition to protecting customers from the risks associated with cyber threats,LogRhythm provides unparalleled compliance automation and assurance, and enhanced IT intelligence.


Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and professional services firm with revenues of $3.2 billion in 2015. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. We conquer the toughest logistical and technical challenges and deliver landmark projects across the globe. Today, Parsons employees are engaged in projects in 29 countries around the world.

Parsons is a full-spectrum security provider, delivering cyber/converged security services to customers around the globe. Our security offering is based on a unique set of qualifications: For 30+ years, Parsons has worked behind the scenes, delivering cybersecurity services to US government customers to protect our nation’s most sensitive information and critical infrastructure. In addition, for 70+ years, we have designed, built, and sustained critical assets worldwide. This combined experience in the development and protection of critical assets sets us apart and qualifies us to address the toughest security/cybersecurity challenges facing government and commercial customers today.

For over 15 years, Phoenix TS has been providing a full catalog of vendor-specific and vendor-agnostic IT, business process and management training solutions to individuals and organizations around the globe. Training courses and certification examination services are available through public schedule enrollment, both in-person and online , and through private engagements either onsite or hosted, both can be delivered either in-person or virtually.

Phoenix TS combines instructional delivery of new technologies with hands-on learning that is proven to solve any organizational road block through the application of consistent, measurable and repeatable processes. Our students consistently return to our training services to increase their knowledge and enhance their skill sets due to our commitment to always proving the most effective and efficient training experience specific to an organization’s needs


RedOwl is the human-centric approach to insider risk for information security and regulatory surveillance. In an era of continuous security breaches and mounting governmental demands for compliance oversight, we focus on the human layer of the enterprise to help clients mitigate insider risk. Our proprietary technology integrates structured and unstructured data to provide holistic visibility into nuanced human activity, patterns, and long-term trends which comprise enterprise business risk.


Today, modern enterprises face a plethora of technical, political  and business hurdles that make accurate security and compliance  monitoring difficult and costly. Tenable has pioneered and continues to innovate a  unique Unified Security Monitoring approach that is revolutionizing the way enterprises are  monitoring (i.e., gathering, evaluating, communicating and reporting) security and compliance information. Tenable Network Security is the pioneer and  leader of Unified Security Monitoring.

Tenable’s award-winning products are agentless solutions and architected for the  continuous monitoring of vulnerabilities, configurations, data leakage, log analysis and compromise detection and are used by thousands of  organizations both large and small around the world.


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore and its transformational applied research organization, Vencore Labs, design, develop and deliver high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. Vencore, a leader in cyber security, provides services that span cyber engineering, cyber operations and a full range of cyber solutions protecting platforms, enterprises, and systems. Vencore currently provides cyber services to civilian, homeland, defense and intelligence customers as well as critical infrastructure operators.

In 2016, Vencore was selected for a 5-year IDIQ contract in the prime position, and was awarded the first task order to provide cyber operations support and services to U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM). Vencore has 3,800 employees and is based in Chantilly, Va.  For more information about Vencore and Vencore Labs, visit and