The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ICS)2 is a non-profit organization which specializes in information security education and certifications. It has been described as the “world’s largest IT security organization.” The globally recognized, not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the information security field, the CISSP was the first credential in the field of information security to meet the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC Standard 17024. Not only is the CISSP an objective measure of excellence, but also a globally recognized standard of achievement.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul WordPress User Group meets every month on the 4th Thursday at The Nerdery, 9555 James Ave S, Suite 245, Bloomington, MN. We welcome WordPress users, developers, and enthusiasts of all levels! Discussions regarding current and future topics are discussed on the MSP. The group also sponsors a one day seminar call Word-Up, and a two-day weekend seminar called Word Camp.
SBSMN – Small Business Server User’s Group of Minnesota
The Small Business Server of Minnesota User’s Group Network is comprised of partners, consultants & professionals devoted to furthering their knowledge as a reference platform for small-to-medium business (SMB) relationships. SMB partners and consultants of varying skill levels are invited to attend our meetings to share ideas, meet other SBSers, discuss Microsoft Small Business Server and other SMB technologies, as well as business issues and opportunities related to the SMB segments. We invite IT professionals who install and support Microsoft Small Business Server and other Microsoft technology products to join our group. To receive meeting notices, please send an email to us at info at sbsmn.org
I am a SCORE mentor and help people start or grow their small businesses. SCORE has been mentoring new and existing business owners for over 50 years. The St. Paul SCORE Chapter has over 100 such mentors available.
I have been a member of Business Network international for ten years, and serveed as a Chapter President, Vice-President, Regional Ambassador and Director Consultant. BNI provides a structured word-of-mouth marketing system that is designed to help small business owners and sales professionals develop effective referral networks.