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Our Vision

          • 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.

Our Mission

          • 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.

About (ISC)²

        • (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.

        • More information is available at www.isc2.org/aboutus.