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:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at

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