Welcome to Greater Cincinnati ISSA!

The Greater Cincinnati Information Systems Security Association is a non-profit group dedicated to providing educational and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and member's growth within the information security profession.


The Greater Cincinnati Chapter will host monthly meetings with a variety of security professionals.  Please check our events page for further information on upcoming events.



       - See our "Job Opportunities" page for details.


- We will be bringing in great speakers for 2016!  Check our upcoming meetings for details. 


Not a member?  Feel free to register and attend one of our meetings to see what we're all about.  You can become an ISSA member by going to www.issa.org and clicking on the "Join Now" tab.


ISSA Members

Join us in Cincinnati October 24th!
SecureWorld Cybersecurity Conference


6-12 CPE credits • Peer networking • 30+ educational elements

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Opening Keynote:

Dr. Larry Ponemon
Chairman and Founder, Ponemon Institute
"The Cost and Consequences of Complexity in IT


Sample Breakout Sessions:
"Me and My Auditor - Tips on How to Make the Most of
Your Relationships With Audit"
Andy Willingham, Information Security Officer, OWASP

"What You Can Do Now to Secure the Internet of Things"
Mitchell Parker, Executive Director, Information Security & Compliance
Indiana University Health

"Surviving the Seige: Medieval Lessons in Modern Security"
Discover the 2017 SecureWorld Conference Theme with
John O'Leary, CISSP, President, O'Leary Management Education

Industry Expert Panel Discussions
Topics covering: emerging threats, identifying risks, incident response and more

And many more coming soon!


SecureWorld PLUS - Earn 12 CPEs!

The PLUS course is the day before so you don't miss any of the conference.
A SecureWorld PLUS pass includes a Conference Pass.


Monday, October 23 • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Two great instructors and topics to choose from:


Alex Wood
CISO, Pulte Financial Services
"Designing and Building a Cybersecurity Program Based on the
NIST Cybersecurity Framework"


John O'Leary
CISSP, President, O'Leary Management Education
"Big Data and IoT: Wonderful, Terrible, Inevitable"

Our Advisory Council members in the Cincinnati area let us know the big issues for 2017, so we can ensure local speakers bring timely, relevant topics to the agenda.

See the full list of Advisory Council members: HERE




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Discount Codes:

ISSP - $100 off SecureWorld PLUS Pass

ISS - $50 off Conference Pass
ISSE - $30 off Open Sessions Pass


SecureWorld provides group rate discounts for security teams.
Contact us for pricing details.

SecureWorld PLUS Pass: ($525)

Conference Pass included
12 CPE credit hours & certificate of attendance
6 hours of in-depth training with one instructor
Access to all breakout sessions
Gourmet lunch

Conference Pass: ($145)
6 CPE credit hours & certificate of attendance
Access to all breakout sessions
Gourmet lunch

Open Sessions Pass: (Free)
Access to Exhibitor Hall, keynotes and limited sessions
Prices above reflect discounts


View complete registration details here


About SecureWorld

"See globally. Defend locally."
At SecureWorld, it’s our battle refrain and the heart of what we do.

For over 15 years, we’ve stayed on top of global IT security issues and shared the critical knowledge and tools needed to protect
against ever-evolving threats. Through our network of industry experts, thought leaders, practitioners, and solution providers, we
collaborate to produce leading-edge, relevant content and educational opportunities.

We host 16 annual conferences across the U.S., bimonthly web conferences, and quarterly online career fairs, and serve as a hub for
cybersecurity news and resources. We hope you will consider becoming part of our security community.



Secure World PDF
ISSA Cincinnati 17.pdf
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Take Me Out to the Ball Game!


Join SecureWorks and Carbon Black for a private event on the Cincinnati Red's Party deck on August 3rd as they take on the Chicago Cubs for an evening of sportsmanship, comradery and of course, food and drinks.  Come network with fellow security professionals and industry experts while enjoying the game, and to learn more about how SecureWorks and Carbon black solutions can prevent and protect the vital information on your endpoints and servers from advanced threats and targeted attacks.


*5:30-6pm - Check-in

*6-6:30pm - Networking

*6:30-7pm - Thought Leadership Talks: Endpoint Strategies

*7:10pm - First Pitch!


A table will be set up near General Offices in the vicinity of Gate A (right next to the VIP Ticket Concierge entrance).  Please allow a couple of minutes to pick up your tickets and make your way to the Reds Party Deck to ensure that you can participate in the discussion and networking!


We will see you at the Reds Party Deck!


A special thank you again to our sponsors SecureWorks and Carbon Black!