“Women and minority groups are vastly underrepresented in the information security community. ISSA-LA aims to change that.” Richard Greenberg, President ISSA-LA
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) April 22, 2019
The Information Systems Security Association Los Angeles Chapter (ISSA-LA) is dedicated to increasing diversity in the workplace and our community while also helping solve the information security talent shortage. With these goals in mind and in order to help under-represented groups get started in Information Security, we will provide “Diversity Scholarships” to the world renowned SummitXI May 16-17, 2019. Please reach out to admin(at)issa-la.org for more information.
PRICES GO UP this week. Don’t delay - register now https://summit.issala.org/registration
The Eleventh Annual ISSA Los Angeles Information Security Summit [#SummitXI] will take place over four days the third week in May, 2019, at the beautiful Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, California, a three mile stretch of beach along the sun drenched Southern California coast. This year’s conference will have the first two days reserved for hands-on training, followed by an additional two days of keynotes and presentations. The ISSA-LA Summit is an annual one of a kind event providing a unique experience for anyone in the information security community. https://summit.issala.org/
Our industry's success relies on differing perspectives and varying experiences, blended with consistent methodologies that take years to master. Join us and find out how you’d be able to fit into the security industry, based on what you know already, or what you still need to learn. Technology is broad and far-reaching! If you’re not intimidated, come out and find out about the differing paths in this industry, as well as what it takes to start or elevate your technology career! IT takes all kinds of people to make it successful!
By popular demand, the event will again be host to exclusive all-day content:
- Women in Security Forum
- Healthcare Secu- rity and Privacy track
- Government and Law Enforcement track
- CTF (Capture the Flag)
Diversity and Student Discounts:
ISSA Los Angeles is dedicated to increasing diversity in the workplace while also helping solve the information security talent shortage. With these goals in mind, the conference is providing diversity scholarships (LGBTQ+, People of Color, Women, Military Veterans, etc.) that cover the price of admission to the Summit. We are hoping to attract underrepresented groups of information security practitioners, or students looking to learn more about security. Please reach out to admin(at)issa-la.org for more information.
ISSA Los Angeles also believes strongly in supporting the next generation of InfoSec professionals. Full time enrolled students are eligible to receive a 2-day conference registration ticket for only $45 (50% discount). See terms and conditions here: https://summit.issala.org/registration
Sponsorship opportunities are also available, both for the media and for vendors in the IT and information security industry. Sponsors will get the opportunity to show and discuss their solutions to hundreds of key decision-makers in IT and information Security. There are various Sponsorship packages at different levels to suit all marketing budgets. See details here for the full range of sponsorships, and let us help you grow your business: https://summit.issala.org/sponsors/
ISSA Los Angeles Chapter:
The Information Systems Security Association - Los Angeles Chapter (ISSA-LA) is the founding Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association International (ISSA)®. Founded in 1982 by Sandra Lambert and Nancy King, ISSA-LA is the premier catalyst and community resource in Southern California for improving the practice of information security. The Chapter provides various training classes and lectures for information Security and IT professionals throughout the year and at the annual Summit. ISSA-LA has a CISO Forum that brings together CISOs and Heads of Security quarterly at various companies throughout Southern California. ISSA-LA meets monthly for lunch and dinner and regularly collaborates with other IT and InfoSec organizations, having joint meetings with ISACA, OWASP, the Cloud Security Alliance, HTCIA, and the Association of IT Professionals to name a few.
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