Science and Technology Research Institutes

Chicago Cybersecurity NFP Corp

Promoting CyberSecurity Education & Awareness

aka CSNP

Chicago, IL


CyberSecurity Non-Profit (CSNP) is dedicated to making security knowledge and training accessible to everyone. We are committed to cultivating a supportive and inclusive cybersecurity community, particularly for underrepresented groups, and to facilitating career development for all security professionals. To accomplish these goals, we host free monthly events featuring presentations, networking, hackathons, discussion panels, and technical workshops where attendees earn CPE credits towards certifications.

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Abdel Sy Fane

Main Address

940 W 34th St Unit 1

Chicago, IL 60608 USA

Formerly Known As

Cybersecurity for Non Profit


Cybersecurity, Cyber Security, CSNP, CS.





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Professional Societies, Associations (U03)

Computer Science (U41)

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This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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CyberSecurity Non-Profit (CSNP) Education

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We regularly collect feedback through: electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.).
How is the organization using feedback?
We use feedback to: to identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, to inform the development of new programs/projects, to strengthen relationships with the people we serve.
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
We share feedback with: our staff, our board.
What significant change resulted from feedback
The organization has created an outreach program as a result of its members' needs.

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The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & Ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender Identity
Male, Not Transgender (Cisgender)
Sexual Orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability Status
Person without a disability

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