Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents ("the world's largest nongovernmental collection" according to the Los Angeles Times), leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information, global advocate of open government, and indexer and publisher of former secrets.
The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) is the only professional association that bridges the gap between information science practice and research. For over 75 years, ASIS&T has been leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information.
AWC is a national professional organization for professionals involved with information and technology, dedicated to the advancement of women in the technology fields. We offer camaraderie with like-minded professionals through our chapters and a growing network of independent members. Our chapters provide member outreach and networking across a wide variety of computing and technology job functions, business segments, and personal interests. In addition, our members find valuable tools such as continuing education opportunities through association programs and opportunities to develop career enhancing mentoring relationships with other members.
In individual chapters and as a national associations, AITP seeks to advance the IT Profession through professional development, support of IT education, and national polices on IT that improve society as a whole.
The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a not-for-profit, international organizations of information security professional and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications, and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill, and professional growth of its members.
IACSIT seeks to encourage regional and international communication and collaboration; promote professional and lifelong learning; recognize outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations; encourage scholar researchers to pursue studies and careers in Computer Science and Information Technology. We also welcome research that highlights successful modern applications of Computer Science and Information Technology, such as Agriculture, Bio-medicine, Bioinformatics, Business, Chemical, Environment, Education, E-Learning, Geography, Mathematics and Physics.