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.

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Posted by NB Wednesday, June 8, 2022


Join us at INTERFACE Kansas City 2022 - June 9th

ISSA Kansas City invites you to attend a CPE-accredited educational conference for IT professionals focusing on the latest developments in this constantly changing information technology environment. As a key-influencer on the evaluation of IT solutions, INTERFACE was developed for you.

IT Infrastructure is constantly changing, bringing more new challenges with it every day. From ransomware and the latest security threats, to needs for increased bandwidth and storage, it’s nearly impossible to keep up-to-date. Our conference is designed to help. We’ve assembled a combination of Best-in-Breed hardware and software solutions, along with local experts and organizations to help educate, advise and connect you to resources that can help you meet your goals.

Covering Information Security, Infrastructure, Cloud, Disaster Recovery, Communications, and more, you’ll find presentations, panel discussions and exhibitors covering a variety of topics, as well as the latest innovations and best practices.


May 26th - Chapter Meeting

Posted by NB Friday, May 6, 2022


Edge Computing, 5G, and Cyber Security

Topic abstract:

Edge computing is a critical capability for advanced 5G services and the industry is redefining its  architecture.  This new capability will be an attractive target for the adversaries.  It is important to know what the adversaries are doing today to build your defense in depth strategies for tomorrow.


Bio:  Todd Gibson, Started with T-Mobile in 1999 and have held various IT, Engineering, and Cybersecurity positions.  Led the Wi-Fi HotSpot engineering team, developed T-Mobile's Corporate Wi-Fi Strategy, Next Generation Extranet Architecture, Microwave Transport Program, and the Secure 5G Program.  Partnering to make changes in 3GPP, GSMA, ETSI, ATIS, and other bodies to proactively change the 5G, Advanced 5G, and early 6G cybersecurity specifications globally. 

Industry Engagements:

FCC Communications, Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) VIII
Interim Co-Chair and Co-Rapporteur for Work Group 5 - Managing Software & Cloud Services Supply Chain Security for Communications Infrastructure
5G Americas - 2020, 2021, and 2022 Security Whitepapers
5G Security Industry Test Bed - Technical Advisory Council


Thursday, May 26th


Noon to 1:00pm

Location: Virtual/Zoom (Link in the registration email)

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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.

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