User Group Support (Founding, Attending, Volunteering, Running, Leading)
By being part of a user group, individuals are able to learn from the community, contribute to the community, and network with peers in the area. As a leader, such as group officer, or volunteer, managing some facet of the group, you are able to develop skills beyond the focus of the group itself.
“80 percent of life is showing up.”
— Woody Allen
Information security user groups vary a lot, but most are volunteer-run and semi-formal, and meet monthly at a fixed time and place to study some part of information technology. They can be exactly like other community groups, ...
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