Our Mission

The Texas Coastal Bend Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a non-profit organization of information security professionals and practitioners.  Texas Coastal Bend ISSA provides education forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities which enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members.

This Chapter is affiliated with the international ISSA organization, conforms to its professional and organizational guidelines, and supports the ISSA Code of Ethics. We encourage our members to pursue and maintain formal security certifications in their chosen fields and offer training opportunities to help members meet requirements for continuing education.

Expand Your Network

Networking events can be intimidating, but they’re essential to advancing your career and knowledge. Make the connections you need and develop professional relationships that will last a lifetime.


Understanding and Protecting the Modern Attack Surface

Keynote Speaker: Carol Rosiare, Tenable Security Engineer

Carol Rosiare graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University and taught as an Associate at Microcomputer Technology Institute. He has over 30 years of professional experience in several segments in the IT field. He has held job titles such as, – Sr. Systems Engineer & Infrastructure Analyst prior to working in sales. Over the years, he has worked at Cray Research, Paranet, Ungermann-Bass, Ascend Communications, Lucent Technologies, World PMO, Riverbed, and now with Tenable.

Cool personal fact – Carol is a licensed pilot!

Knowledge expertise:

  • Specialties: Threat & Vulnerability Management
  • Cyber Security Risk Management
  • WAN Optimization
  • Virtual Application Delivery Controller/Load Balancer
  • Network Performance Management and Visualization
  • Standard SNMP Network Management
  • VMware ESX VSphere, VCenter, VCloud
  • Unix/Linux System Design/Management
  • Optical/DWDM/SONET/ATM/IP Networking

2018 Luncheon Schedule TBA

11:30-11:55 Registration and networking

11:50-1200 Opening speech and ISSA information

12:00-1245 Lunch/speaker 

12:45-1:00 Q&A 

1:00-1:15 Closing remarks, raffle

***Click on link below to register***