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Cancelled - February 13, 2014

Due to the inclement weather, the February 13, 2014 AITP Dinner Meeting has been cancelled. 

Our Lean In --To It guest speaker, Ms. Kamalika Sandell, will speak at a future dinner meeting. 


February 13, 2014

Lean In --To It


Lean in is focused on encouraging women to pursue their ambitions, and changing the conversation from what we can’t do to what we can do.  Make your reservations early.  Come out and hear our guest speaker, Ms. Kamalika Sandell.  Ms. Sandell is the Associate Chief Information Officer at American University. Hear how she is climbing the ladder of IT success.  Bring your co worker, significant other and network with fellow members and guests.

Special Dinner Menu for our February 13, 2014 Valentine Week Dinner Meeting.


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January 09, 2014

How To Protect Yourself Online

We all know that we should be careful with our passwords and credit cards online. But are there other things we could do additionally?

For instance, if you send an Evite to someone, the company now has the email addresses of all the recipients, who may not want their email address given away like that.

When you download an application have you ever noticed that frequently things like (unwanted) toolbars have also been downloaded?

There are applications called password managers which make changing your password more efficient. But what have you given up in privacy?

 Our speaker, Silvia Vargas, will explore all these issues.

Read more: January 09, 2014

December 19, 2013 Holiday Party

Annual Holiday Party

Come join us for an even with your IT peers. Bring your friends and coworkers (two for $40). Scion has 12 beers on tap, 63 different elegant beers, and a variety of wines and spirits. A variety of sophisticated comfort food will be served.

There will also be door prizes.


December 19, 2013


6:00 - Eat, drink, and be merry
9:00 – Adjourn


Scion Restaurant

1200 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-8878


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Cost (Pay by cash or check at the door):

$25 per person or two for $40.

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November 14, 2013

Quantum Dawn 2 - Testing Computer Security in the Financial Services Sector


Our speaker, Ms. Emily Mossburg, Principal, Federal Technology Risk Group, Deloitte & Touche, will discuss survival planning for banks and financial institutions in case of a massive cyber attack.  Deloitte & Touche was an independent observer of Quantum Dawn 2 exercise.

In addition to big banks such as Bank of America Corp and Goldman Sachs Group Inc, there were 50 participants, including major exchanges, clearinghouses, the U.S. Treasury Department, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Join us November 14 for a very informative presentation.


Read more: November 14, 2013