Welcome to ISSA KC

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. Through its membership, ISSA -Kansas City helps security professionals in the Kansas City area learn of information security issues and trends, which promote education, collaboration, and leadership, and further the information security profession.

Our Mission
ISSA is a nonprofit organization for the information security profession committed to promoting effective cyber security on a global basis.

  • Being a respected forum for networking and collaboration
  • Providing education, mentoring, and knowledge sharing at all career lifecycle stages
  • Being a highly regarded voice of information security that influences public opinion, government legislation, education and technology with objective expertise that supports sound decision-making

Our Vision

Be an influential cybersecurity association of greater Kansas City! We are focused on our associations mission of developing and connecting Cyber Security leaders in KC.

Top 10 Reasons Cybersecurity Professionals Join ISSA

  • Build professional relationships
  • Keep up on developments in information security/risk/privacy
  • Content of chapter meetings
  • Professional development or educational programming offerings
  • Earn CPEs/CPUs
  • Learn practical/best practices solutions
  • Career information and employment opportunities
  • Advance the profession
  • Give back to the profession
  • Develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals

Through involvement with ISSA Kansas City chapter and access to ISSA International resources, you can turn that value statement into a roadmap for your career and a vision for driving our own destiny as cybersecurity professionals. This is a growing field with a shortage of qualified professionals to fill out our security teams. Together we can use our collective knowledge and expertise to enhance our stature and influence within our companies and organizations.


ISSA Journal: The leading independent association journal recognized for impactful peer-reviewed articles and industry and member news.

Access to ISSA Special Interest Group(SIG)
  • ISSA Women in Security SIG
  • ISSA Financial SIG
  • ISSA Healthcare SIG
  • ISSA Security Education and Awareness SIG

ISSA KC has Fellow Program/Recognition Program
Being selected as a Senior Member, Fellow, or Distinguished Fellow identifies you as a world-class expert in the profession.

On-Demand Web Conferences
Renowned as the leading independent series available to the cybersecurity community with the greatest average number of registrants. CPEs offered.

ISSA International Conference:

Network with the global who’s who of cybersecurity. Grow your relationships and your knowledge base. Stay on the cutting edge. Learn applied practices

The original trusted and confidential forum CISOs attend to discuss and address their greatest security issues.

Experience ISSA International
With nearly 11,000 members and more than 150 chapters in 70 countries, ISSA becomes your village locally and globally, wherever you go and whenever you need support to get the job done. Chapters allow you to tap into a wealth of shared knowledge and expertise. Resources are at your fingertips.

Once you join What to expect?
  • Chapters Meetings (11 monthly meetings)
  • Professional Networking
  • Education
  • Advance Career/Mentoring
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Recognition
  • Access to Information

How to Become a Member? Join online 

Who are ISSA members ?

70% have more than 10 year of experience in the field
25% are senior level professional within their organizations
65% have eared CISSP and have CISA, CISM, SSCP certification
50% Volunteered in last 12 months
15% are International




Join the ISSA Kansas City Chapter

ISSA KC Mentorship Program Program Details

Mentor form/Application
Mentee form/Application

Join our mailing list to stay current on ISSA Kansas City!

For more information on how to join the Kansas City Chapter of ISSA click here. ** Join today! **

ISSA Member Login Page ISSA ** Login **

ISSA International’s Special Interest Groups (SIG) and Webinars:SIG On-Demand Conf

SIG groups are:

Security Awareness

Women in Security



Social Media

Chapter meetings are a great way to get to know your peers here in KC. And, if you're currently looking to make a career change, it's an invaluable way to build relationships that can provide you with the "inside information" on open security positions.

Do you have any membership questions? email link


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