Dayton Microcomputer Association

DMA is a 501c3 nonprofit, one of the first computer user groups formed in the nation.
Our mission is to promote interest and knowledge in all facets of computer technology.
We are a valuable resource for all things digital.

Out of concern for the health of our membership and guests and in accordance with Ohio restrictions on restaurants, we had canceled many in-person DMA meetings. The DMA Trustees have decided to augment our typical face-to-face meetings with the use of the on-line Zoom product, continuing our meetings as a hybrid. People can gather in person when allowed, and the meeting is also carried on ZOOM. Keep checking this page and also DMA Meetup Events page for updates. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, feel free to visit our Contact us page and let us know.

DMA General Membership Meeting
 – Hybrid (Online and In Person)

TJ Chump’s, 7050 Executive Blvd, Huber Heights OH
All DMA meetings are free and open to the public. Anyone is welcome to attend.

Our General Meeting Timeline:

  • 6:00 PM Social Hour for those attending In-Person.
  • 7:00 PM Presentation: Cybersecurity and You
  • 8:00 PM Presentation Q&A.
  • 8:15 PM DMA and Technology News.
  • 8:30 PM Ask our ‘Brain Trust’ experts your tech questions.
  • 8:45 PM Door Prize Drawing for Members.

Cybersecurity and You

Presented by Gary Coy

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is observed every October. Created as a collaborative effort between government and industry, the effort is to ensure every American has access to the resources we need to stay safer and more secure online. Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA). https://staysafeonline.org/

It is essential for anyone using email, a browser, social media, or any device with internet access, to have an understanding of the basics of cybersecurity. Tonight’s presentation will be a refresher on cybersecurity awareness. The security enhancements of Windows 11 will also be covered.

Gary Coy is our newly elected DMA president. He has worked in the electronic and computer industries for over 20 years, while at the same time running a computer repair business. He has been a member of DMA for over 10 years, serving as an officer, trustee, and frequent presenter. Gary is currently VP of the NASAC computer user group in Xenia, Ohio. He currently works for the Speedway Corporation where he started as a repair technician and now holds the position of customer service claims specialist. Gary also serves his community as a volunteer and part-time EMT.

Our meeting starts at 7:00 pm. DMA members will receive an invite by email for Zoom. Others may request an invite using http://www.dma1.org/contact us/ Or… join us at TJ CHUMPS, 7050 Executive Blvd, Huber Heights OH

Upcoming Meetings

If the meeting is Online, you will need to attend the Meetup Event to get the Online information to attend the meeting. Select the meeting below to visit the Meetup Event to attend that meeting.

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Dayton Linux Users Group -Hybrid (Online and In Person)

Friday, October 22, 2021
DDL SIG: Python self-study group – Online!

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
DMA General Membership Meeting – Hybrid (Online and In-Person)

Friday, October 29, 2021
DDL SIG: Python self-study group – Online!

Monday, November 1, 2021
Board of Trustees – Online!

Visit our graphical calendar or DMA Meetup Events page for all meetings including SIG’s. Visit the SIG’s page for location & map.


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Check back later for more detail’s about our next monthly meeting.