Who We Are

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is an international organization providing educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skills, and professional growth of its members' information security professionals.  The primary goal of ISSA is to promote management practices that will ensure availability, integrity, and confidentiality of organizational resources.

Since its inception in 1982, ISSA's membership has grown to include more than 100 chapters around the world with members who represent a diverse collection of organizations, including major U.S. and international corporations, leading consulting firms, world-class educational institutions, and government agencies.  From EDP audit and corporate security to contingency planning and disaster recovery, ISSA members are committed to protecting their organizations' assets and resources.

Visit the ISSA International headquarters' website at www.issa.org.   Their address is:

ISSA International

Information Systems Security Association, Inc.

100 TradeCenter Drive

Suite G-700

Woburn, MA 01801

ISSA NE Board of Directors

Larry  Drolet - President

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Dave Dumas - Vice President

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Bobbi Bookstaver - Sponsor Relationship

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Kate Borten - Secretary

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Cailin Sullivan - Treasurer

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Tasneem Nipplewala ​- (Immediate) Past President

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ISSA NE Associate Directors

Robin Wheeler

Eric Buhrendorf

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Bill Mish - Communications

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Open - Education

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Bill Mish - Webmaster

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Paul Netopski  - Membership

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Cailin Sullivan - Marketing

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