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. The name originally was an abbreviation for Federal Information Systems Security Association but has now been shortened to Federal Information Security Educators (FISSEA). FISSEA conducts an annual fee-based conference.
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.
FISSEA seeks to bring together information security professionals.
Each year, an award is presented to a candidate selected as Innovator of the Year (formerly Educator of the Year), honoring distinguished accomplishments in information security training programs.