Summer Cybersecurity Events in the Twin Cities

Summer in the Twin Cities finds a lot of cybersecurity seminars, events, and cons.  If you are a cybersecurity professional living in or near the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, here are several great opportunities to learn new things, stay current, in the field, network with associates, and earn CPE or CEUs for your certification maintenance.

Secure360 2017

May 16-17, 2017
Pre-conference: May 15, 2017

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

For details see their website.

BrrCon 2017

June 23rd, Minneapolis Convention Center

New event this year, sponsored by Target.  See website for details.

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BSidesMSP 2017

June 24th and 25th, Minneapolis Convention Center (immediately following BrrCon)

See website for details.

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MISC.conf 2017

Oct 21, 2017 – Oct 22, 2017

The Minnesota Information Security Conference has announced it’s Second MISC.conf event. Oct 21, 2017 – Oct 22, 2017.  For details see their website.

Cyber Security Summit 2017

October 23-25, 2017

See website for more information


About the Author:

Cybersecurity guru to business owners in the St Paul, Minneapolis, and western Wisconsin area. Computer security and hacking have been a passion of mine since I entered the computer and networking business in 2000. In 2013 I completed a course of study and certification exam to become a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). In 2016 I was certified as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). As Cybersecurity Analyst at The WyzCo Group, I help our clients experience high levels of computer security, network security, and web site security. In addition to consulting on security products and services, we also conduct security audits, vulnerability assessments and full penetration tests. We also provide Cybersecurity Awareness Training for clients and their employees. We also work with companies and organizations that need to certify compliance with regulations such as PCI-DSS (credit card processing), HIPAA/HITECH (medical records), and GLBA. The views expressed on this Web site are mine alone and do not necessarily represent the views of my employer.

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