November 2003
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Please read on for information on our November 2003 meeting.

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Meeting Locations for this meeting:
Date:  November 19, 2003, Wednesday
Time:  8am coffee and rolls, 8:30am presentation
Place:  English Hills Golf Club, 1200 4 Mile Road, Grand Rapids, MI

Date:  November 20, 2003, Thursday
Time: 8am coffee and rolls, 8:30am presentation
Place:  KVCC's M-Tec building, Room 1420, Kalamazoo, MI

Presentation details:

Topic:  ISeries Security in an e-business environment
Speaker:  Doug Worden, 21st Century Computer Specialists

Part 1:  Introduction to Security Issues Security Threats that need to be
           addressed Addressing security threats through a layered approach

Part 2:  iSeries Security Implementation OS/400 Security Basics OS/400 
           Advanced Security Features Intrusion Detection and Auditing

Roundtable Discussion

Doug Worden - Consultant Profile
Doug  is  an  Information  Systems  Professional  with  over  24  years  of experience providing   solutions  for  business  problems  and  technical situations,  always  with  a  focus  on  iSeries  and it's predecessors. He started  his  career  with  15  years  with  IBM at the Kalamazoo location, initially  as  a  hardware  Customer  Engineer,  and  later  moved to IBM's marketing  division  as  a  Systems  Engineer.  Since leaving IBM, Doug has continued  to  enjoy  his  established  relationships  with  West  Michigan businesses  by  joining  Michigan-based  IBM  Business  Partner  firms as a Technical  Specialist,  providing  solutions,  implementation, and support.

Doug's most recent favorite projects include Server Consolidation utilizing Integrated xSeries Servers, LPAR, and High Availability solutions. Doug has always  been  an  iSeries  advocate,  and  hopes  that  more of you will be aggressive  in  supporting  the  one  system  that can do it all... The IBM iSeries!

Certifications:  Doug  has  18  IBM Certifications. Some of the more recent
Certifications include,
IBM eServer Certified Specialist: iSeries Technical Solutions Design V5R2
IBM    eServer    Certified   Specialist:   iSeries   Technical   Solutions
Implementation V5R2
IBM eServer Certified Systems Expert: iSeries Technical Solutions V5R2
IBM eServer Certified Systems Expert: iSeries LPAR Technical Solutions V5R2
IBM Certified for e-business: Solution Designer V2
IBM Certified for e-business: Solution Technologist

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