Call for Speakers

Secure Iowa is the premier security conference in Iowa. It will be held at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

The Call for Speakers is now open. Submit your application today.

Pre-Professional: An individual who has not yet (and never has) obtained a position working in the cyber security field. This may include anyone who has interest in working in this area with or without formal training and education in the field. Examples of individuals and or situations who may be part of this phase are: individuals who are switching careers (former military, IT, retail, law enforcement, etc.) and students (high school or university). Click here to learn more about ISSA services geared towards pre-professionals.

Entry Level: An individual who has yet to master general cyber security methodologies/principles. Individuals in this phase of the lifecycle may have job titles such as; associate cyber security analyst, associate network security analyst, and cyber security risk analyst for example. Click here to learn more about ISSA services geared towards entry level.

Mid-Career: An individual who has mastered general of security methodologies/principles and have determined their area of focus or specialty. Individuals in this phase of the lifecycle may have job titles such as; network security analyst, cyber security forensics analyst, application security engineer, network security engineer. Individuals who are nearing the “senior level”, may begin to hold job titles such as senior network security engineer, senior cyber security analyst for example. Click here to learn more about ISSA services geared towards the mid-career level.

Senior Level: An individual who has extensive experience in cyber security and has been in the profession for 10+ years. These individuals have job titles such as senior cyber security risk analysis, principal application security engineer, director of cyber security, etc. Click here to learn more about ISSA services geared towards the senior level.

Security Leader: An individual who has extensive security experience, ability to direct and integrate security into an organization. These individuals have job titles such as Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Cyber Security Architect, etc. After extensive periods of leadership – some become recognized industry leaders. Click here to learn more about ISSA services geared towards security leaders.