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About Us

The International Security Architects United organization is a professional membership body that stands at the forefront of a profession that plans, designs, and engineers information security while providing support to our security architect members.

What We Do

We advocate for the value of security architecture and give architects the resources they need to do their best work. Our work drives positive change through the power of security by design.


We help our industry and the industries we work in, learn and share our experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities.


We also promote the essential contribution that security architects make the world secure.

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Our Purpose

As an online community of professional security architects, we dedicate ourselves to advancing our individual growth, utilizing security by design to secure and protect technology.

Our Mission

To encourage all organizations in every industry to adopt and implement security by design.

Our Vision

  • Grow our number of professionals in the security architect space.

  • Adopt and apply best practices, frameworks, and standards.

  • Ensure all technology infrastructure is safe, resilient, and sustainable.

  • Advance the educational and professional standards for security architects.

  • Promote the value of security architects as an essential role in society.

We Welcome our President


ISAUnited's Chief Architect and Community President Arthur Chavez, is a US professional cybersecurity architect, entrepreneur, and instructor.  He is a seasoned technology professional with over two decades of expertise in Cybersecurity and IT Operations. Throughout his career, he has developed a specialty in AWS Cloud Security, Application Security, and GRC assessments, encompassing the entire lifecycle from design and planning to implementation. His experience spans various industries, including Healthcare, Finance, Energy, and Technology.

Over the years, Arthur has successfully executed numerous Cybersecurity programs, such as Security Risk Gap Analysis, Vulnerability Management, MITRE ATT&CK Threat models, Web Application Security, Agile DevSecOps Pipeline, Attack Surface Management, and comprehensive audits aligned with standards such as NIST, ISO, CIS Controls, HITRUST, HIPAA, PCI, SOC2, and more.

With his relentless commitment to safeguarding critical infrastructure and data, he has consistently delivered robust security solutions that mitigate risks and protect organizations from ever-evolving threats. Arthur possesses a deep understanding of industry best practices and stays ahead of emerging trends to ensure the highest security posture.

Arthur's passion for technology and cybersecurity, coupled with his extensive experience, enables him to effectively collaborate with diverse teams, stakeholders, and clients to develop strategic initiatives and drive successful outcomes. He thrives in dynamic environments, embracing challenges and leveraging his strong problem-solving skills to overcome obstacles.


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About our Community

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Join ISAUnited for the professional support and growth that you won't find anywhere else

ISAUnited gives you the best professional and technical resources.

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