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Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA)

The Federal Information Systems Security Educators' Association (FISSEA) is an organization run by and for Federal information systems security professionals. FISSEA assists Federal agencies in meeting their computer security training responsibilities. FISSEA strives to elevate the general level of information systems security knowledge for the Federal government and the Federally related workforce. FISSEA serves as a professional forum for the exchange of information and improvement of information systems security awareness, training, and education programs. It also seeks to provide for the professional development of its members.

Membership is open to information systems security professionals, trainers, educators, and managers who are responsible for information systems security training programs in Federal agencies, as well as contractors of these Agencies and faculty members of accredited educational institutions. There are no membership fees for FISSEA; all that is required is a willingness to share products, information, and experiences. Business is administered by an 11-member Executive Board that meets monthly. Board members serve two-year terms, and elections are held during the annual conference.

The 2008 FISSEA Conference, "Security Through Innovation & Collaboration," will be held March 11-13, 2008 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The FISSEA Conference provides a great networking opportunity for attendees. Further information regarding the conference is available on the FISSEA Web site. Please note -- Registration CLOSES MARCH 4, 2008.