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FISSEA - Federal Information Security Educators FISSEA

Project Overview

FISSEA, founded in 1987, is an organization run by and for Federal government information security professionals to assist Federal agencies in strengthening their employee cybersecurity awareness and training programs. FISSEA conducts an annual fee-based conference.

 

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33rd Annual Conference

2020 Vision: Bringing the Future of Cybersecurity Awareness and Training into Focus 
 

Important Announcement:

NIST is closely monitoring guidance from Federal, State, and local health authorities on the outbreak of COVID-19. To protect the health and safety of speakers, attendees, and the American public, NIST has decided to postpone the FISSEA Conference. For more information on COVID-19, please visit coronavirus.gov.

The new dates for the conference are undetermined currently.  Please check this page or join our mailing list for regular updates.

 

We are looking for awareness and training professionals to share their expertise and creative ideas with our highly motivated professional audience from government and supporting industries. Our focus is on the information security awareness and training aspects of the federal workforce. We are looking for innovative ideas that those attending can learn from and implement.

 

The two-day conference will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD.

 

Find us on social media by searching for #FISSEA2020. 
Call for Presentations is closed. 
FISSEA Security Awareness and Training Contest. Submissions are due July 24th, 2020.
FISSEA Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Innovator Award (formerly Educator of the Year award).  Nominations are due August 7th, 2020.

About FISSEA

FISSEA, founded in 1987, is an organization run by and for Federal government information security professionals to assist Federal agencies in strengthening their employee cybersecurity awareness and training programs.

Purpose

Elevate the general level of information security knowledge for the federal government and federally-related workforce.

Serve as a professional forum for the exchange of information and improvement of information systems security awareness and training programs throughout the federal government.

Provide for the professional development of community members.

Organization

FISSEA seeks to bring together information security professionals.

Each year, an award is presented to a candidate selected as Educator of the Year, honoring distinguished accomplishments in information security training programs.

Created May 24, 2016, Updated May 21, 2020