Hello Fellow ISC2 Members!
The ISC2 London Chapter is currently in the early Chartering phase and we are looking for members! The Chapter caters for any and all ISC2 members in London (all parts).
The ISC2 London Chapter's mission is to bring together a community of Information Security Professionals and interest groups to discuss current trends, share knowledge and drive innovation and inclusion within communities. London is a global hub for financial, professional services, government and other key industries and as such, Information Security Professionals in London have visibility of state of the art security initiatives, methods and practices that are been applied globally; this wealth of knowledge should be shared for the good of the public.
We are looking to host public events on a variety of subjects and to various audiences starting in 2018 and likewise are on the hunt for authors who are willing to contribute to the Chapter blog (coming soon).
The Chapter website is under construction currently however there is a LinkedIn page published.
We encourage anyone interested in joining the Chapter from launch to get in touch, either via LinkedIn or email email@example.com
We look forward to having you on board!
This is not the 1st time we've tried to have a London chapter. It always started with a high note but died very quicjly. Even the linkedin group or mailing list just never lasted.
I hope this new initiative will be able to last and be actice.
I am more than willing to help out, please let me know
a while ago we re-invented the Dutch Chapter. The Chapter had already been established years ago and had seen some successes - but further development stagnated. It heavily depended on the efforts of just a few people, whom mostly used personal assets to run the chapter. They had to - the chapter was not a legal entity, so if something had to be done, the only way to do that was to use sponsored / personal assets. E.g. the membership database was a personal linkedIn page, events had to be organised without money being involved and the webserver ran on a befriended companies infrastructure.
I was asked to look into things and this is what we did:
We are not there yet, but up to now this has worked quite well for us.
Hope this helps.
Thanks for this, very useful indeed; would love the stay in touch for ideas and tips in future.
Do you have an email address you can share?
Yes, I have an e-mail address to share: firstname.lastname@example.org. That will always be redirected to the president of the Dutch Chapter, which, for now, would be me.
Best of luck launching the new Chapter in London. We are Headquartered in Leicester Square if your looking for venues.
happy to share our experience of managing the North East of England chapter, which we started with a small handful of members to now 100+. Drop me a line if you have any specific queries, I will also be at the secure summit (London) in December if you are there...
Membership Chair - North East of England chapter