2022 is our 10th anniversary!
Thank you to all our former and current chapter officers and members who have contributed towards our success.
To advance the field of information security by educating practitioners and the public at large on how to protect and defend against cyber security threats.
Build and sustain community for information security professionals of all domain disciplines who are active members of the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium.
Promote career development and career growth opportunities for our members.
Drive continuous professional improvement.
Align with and extend the Information Technology and Information Security communities in the San Francisco Bay Area, and across the globe.
Promote information security awareness and best practices in the IT industry as a whole wherever possible.
Meetings and Events
Our chapter program is focused on sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas among security professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Our intention for Speakers is to educate everyone from expert to novice while keeping it entertaining and interesting for everyone.
Meeting attendance counts as 2 x CPEs for (ISC)² and other organizations’ certifications.
Chapter meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month throughout the year.
Professional events and activities are held at various times throughout the year:
Visit the calendar page for a list of upcoming meetings and events.
(ISC)²® is the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information security professionals worldwide, with more than 130,000 members in over 135 countries. Globally recognized as the Gold Standard, (ISC)² issues the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) and related concentrations, as well as the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®), Certified Authorization Professional (CAP®), and Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) credentials to qualifying candidates.
(ISC)²’s certifications are among the first information technology credentials to meet the stringent requirements of ANSI/ISO/IEC Standard 17024, a global benchmark for assessing and certifying personnel. (ISC)² also offers a variety of education programs and services based on its CBK®, a compendium of information security topics. Education offerings consist of classroom and online review seminars, self-assessment tools, and textbooks.