Welcome to the Milwaukee Chapter of the ISSA 

The ISSA is the largest international, not-for-profit association specifically for security professionals. The primary goal of the ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information resources. The ISSA facilitates interaction and education to create a more successful environment for global information systems security and for the professionals involved.

Members include practitioners at all levels of the security field in a broad range of industries, such as communications, education, health-care, manufacturing, financial and government. As a member you will join other professionals sharing knowledge on the latest security trends, controls, and regulations while building a social network of your peers. If you are looking for information on how to become a member, please go to our Membership area.

On behalf of the Board of the Milwaukee chapter of the ISSA, I would like to thank you for your support and we hope the information provided enhances your career and personal growth.

President - ISSA Milwaukee Chapter


Meeting Reminder


Date & Time:  Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 3-5 pm 

What:  Cloud Security: Recurring Challenges and Solutions



New Berlin Ale House

16000 W. Cleveland Ave.

New Berlin, WI 53151



Please join us for an interesting presentation on cloud security


Topic: Cloud Security: Recurring Challenges and Solutions

About the Speaker: Jonathan Villa, Practice Lead, Cloud Security at GuidePoint Security


Jonathan Villa has over 17 years of experience as a technology consultant including 13 years of working experience

in the information security field. For over 10 years Jonathan consulted to a large municipality as a senior consultant

in several competencies including PCI compliance and training, web application architecture and security,

vulnerability assessments, and secure code developer training, web application firewall administration, and coarchitected

and managed an automated continuous integration environment that included static and dynamic code

analysis for over 150 applications deployed to several distinct environments and platforms. Jonathan has worked

with virtualization and cloud technologies since 2005 and his main focus has been on cloud security since 2010.

Jonathan has worked with clients across the USA, in South America, and Asia to review and architect secured public

and hybrid cloud environments, integrate security into continuous integration and continuous delivery

methodologies, write custom security tools using the AWS SDK, and guide customers in understanding how to

manage their environments under the Shared Responsibility Model.


Upcoming Events:


1) April Meeting Ken Shaurette will be moderating a round-table discussion on creating an Information Security Program for your organization. 


2) Cyphercon 2.0 Mark your calendars for this event being held right here in Milwaukee on March 30-31, 2017. Cyphercon focuses strongly on hacking. You can find out more about it at: https://cyphercon.com/cyphercon-20/.


As always, if you, or anyone you know, is interested in presenting information of interest to the chapter, please let me or any other chapter officer know. We are always interested in finding topics of current interest in the area of Information Security. Also, if you have ideas that you believe would work well for a round table or moderated panel discussion send those our way.


Please RSVP. We look forward to seeing you at the February meeting.


Mike Block, President