Cougar News got the scoop on the upcoming North Texas Chapter of the Information Security Systems Association (NTXISSA) cyber security conference from this year’s conference chair Chris Armstrong. If you want to hear from a member of the Secret Service, don’t miss this event.

How long has this conference been around?

This is the third year this conference has been held, but this is the fifth event. We began in September 2014. 

Where is it? When is it?

The fifth NTX ISSA Cyber Security Conference is presented by the Collin College Engineering Department, the Collin College Student Chapter of NTX ISSA and the North Texas Chapter of ISSA.

Friday, Nov. 10-Saturday, Nov. 11

Starts at 8 a.m. Nov. 10 and ends at 1 p.m. Nov. 11

Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center

What is in it for students?

  • We offer a recruiters’ corner with live recruiters to discuss careers, LinkedIn pages, resume review, and much more
  • The sessions are certainly informative and relevant to anyone in a tech career path
  • Networking with local companies, and the speakers come from many backgrounds
  • Lunch and breakfast on Friday
  • Breakfast on Saturday
  • Prizes including iPads

How much is it?

The cost for preregistered students is $25. The cost for professionals is $55.

What is unique about this event?

 This year the keynote speaker will be an active agent of the Secret Service.

How does this event benefit Collin College students?  

This event provides funds for Collin College scholarships. Also, the networking and career corner are beneficial.

How can I get more details?

NTXISSACSC5 Cyber Security Conference