How to join ISSA Memphis?
Membership in the association is based upon one having primary interest or active involvement in information systems security in the educational, private, or public sector. In addition, membership is contingent upon interest in the purpose and objectives of the association as stated in Article II of the Bylaws and observance of the Code of Ethics as a prerequisite for, and as a condition of, continued affiliation with the association.
There are various categories of membership:
General Membership – Professionals who have as their primary responsibility information systems security in the private or public sector, or professionals who supply information systems security consulting services to the private or public sector; or IS Auditors, or IS professionals who have as one of their primary responsibilities information systems security in the private or public sector; Educators, attorneys and law enforcement officers having a vested interest in information security; or Professionals with primary responsibility for marketing or supplying security equipment or products.
Corporate and Government Organizational Membership – Government agencies and private companies may purchase an Organizational Membership for a specified function being performed by an employee. This membership will belong to the agency or company, not the employee, and will be transferred to another individual as reassignments occur. When unassigned, this class of membership will have all rights and privileges of a General Member except, the rights to vote and hold office. If a person is named or assigned to this membership and said person signs and complies with the Code of Ethics, that person will be able to vote and hold office
Student Membership – Student members are full-time students in an accredited institution of higher learning. This membership class carries the same privileges as that of a General Member except that Student Members may not vote on Association matters or hold an office on the ISSA International Board. There is no restriction against students forming a student chapter.
Trial Membership – ISSA offers a free 30-day trial membership to enable you to acquaint yourself with the ISSA and the local chapter. This trial membership entitles you to receive one (1) copy of the ISSA Magazine and the ability to attend one (1) chapter meeting. To take advantage of this trial membership, click on the link (https://www.issa.org/Join/Visit.html?chapter=108) and complete the form. Your information will be forwarded to our Chapter President (Michael Sudduth) and you will be invited to attend the next local chapter meeting.
This trial membership does not entitle you to any benefits that are sponsored by our Chapter, including discounts to local training or member only events. To receive our Chapter benefits, you must pay both the International dues and that particular Chapter dues, currently $130 annually. During your 30-day FREE Trial, you will receive an email asking you to become an official paid member of the Association. The benefits you receive as a FREE Trial member will be terminated if you have not paid your dues and become a member of the Association before the end of 30 days.
To sign up, simply select your type of membership and proceed to fill out the online forms.
If you have questions regarding membership, please contact our Director of Chapter Relations and Membership: by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org