The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a not for profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. The goal of the organization is to promote management practices that ensure security and availability of information.

The ISSA Northeastern University chapter is a student body from CCIS affiliated to the ISSA New England chapter. The student chapter facilitates professional activities and information sessions among Northeastern University students, faculty and staff interested in Information Assurance. The mission of the chapter is to provide a venue for members to gain information security experience which cannot be attained in class and stimulate interest in Information Assurance among graduate and under-graduate students at Northeastern University.