Blacks in Cybersecurity

Blacks In Cybersecurity, is a Cybersecurity conference series and all encompassing networking/development group for the Black community in Cybersecurity. BIC seeks to promote advancement, knowledge, education and culture in the Cybersecurity and greater STEM Community. Blacks In Cybersecurity™ is a meetup group and conference series to help highlight and elevate the Black community in Cybersecurity.


ISSA is the community of choice for international cybersecurity professionals dedicated to advancing individual growth, managing technology risk and protecting critical information and infrastructure. The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members. For more information about the Central Maryland chapter, please visit our website at

Unallocated Space

Unallocated Space is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in Severn, Maryland.

Our mission is to foster creative and technical growth through open collaboration by providing tools and resources within the greater Baltimore-Washington Metro area.

We strive to serve the local hacker and maker community by providing a place where people can learn new skills, build cool projects, and meet like-minded people. All of our events, classes, and workshops are completely open to the general public for free. We have continued to serve the community in this manner for over eleven years thanks to our many generous donors.

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Our mission is to create a world where no veteran pursuing a career in cybersecurity goes unemployed. VetSec is a US-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit accepting active-duty, reservists, and veterans from the United States and friendly nations into our community. We want to provide the nearly 200,000 people who transition out of the military in the United States every year with a path to employment in cybersecurity, if they desire. We provide a platform where our members can receive mentorship, resume and job assistance, and reduced-cost training.