Community Events

MN ISSA supports our local security community by listing events on our calendar.  We do not have ownership or liability for the content of these events.

Upcoming Community Events

Camp IT – Infosec/Risk Management conference @ Minneapolis Convention Center
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

CAMP IT has been hosting educational IT conferences since 1984 and is proud to partner with ISSA. We are hosting an InfoSec/Risk Management conference on June 1st in Minneapolis.

ISSA members who are end-users from non-vendors are eligible to receive complimentary passes.

7 CISSP credits for attending

Attendee ROI/feedback/takeaways:



CISO speakers:

* Barry Caplin, VP, Chief Information Security Official, Fairview Health Services 

* Kathy Washenberger, Director of Information Security, Donaldson Company, Inc.

* Patrick Joyce, Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Medtronic

* Darel Gustafson, Director Information Security, HealthPartners

* Miles Edmundson, VP of Information Security/CISO, Ceridian

* Mike Kearn CISSP, NSA-IAM, VP, Information Security Officer, US Bank


To receive a complimentary pass email or Dan Horwich for instructions.


We look forward to your participation.


Best Wishes,

Dan Horwich – President

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Serving Enterprise IT Since 1984


224-251-8889 Direct

847-778-0999 Mobile

847-881-0747 eFax

MN ISSA / SANS Women’s Connect Event @ Millennium Hotel Minneapolis
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join MN ISSA, SANS Coins program and ISSA International Women In Security SIG as we partner to foster an evening of connections.  Attend for the networking and reception, and hear from Women’s Connect group representatives about the group, its activities and benefits of membership.

From Jean Jennings Bartik to Diane Greene, women have always been a driving force in the field of information technology. Their experiences have been filled not only with stories of overcoming challenges but also ones of innovation and inspiration. Enjoy the connection building and camaraderie of your peers, while discussing the recent successes relating to local luminaries such as, Joann Maguire, Sandra Rothenberg, Pam Shockley-Zalabak, Judith Wagner, among MANY others.



When:   June 21st, 2017 – 6:00-9:00pm

Where: SANS Minneapolis 2017, Millennium Hotel Minneapolis

This event is complimentary but space is limited, so register early.

BrrCon Conference @ Minneapolis Convention Center
Jun 23 all-day

BrrCon is a FREE cyber security training conference with the mission to facilitate knowledge sharing, network with peers and improve capabilities within the cyber security community.  BrrCon is funded exclusively by regional businesses and there will be no sponsor booths or vendor pitches.

Conference Details

Conference name: BrrCon

Conference dates: Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center

Audience: IT, information security, information assurance, cyber security


Security BSides MSP Conference @ Minneapolis Convention Center
Jun 24 – Jun 25 all-day

Each regional B-Sides event is the result of a community-driven effort for and by members of the information security community. The goal is to expand the spectrum of conversation and create opportunities for individuals to participate in an intimate atmosphere that encourages collaboration. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from participants. It’s where conversations about the next big thing are happening.

Conference Details

Conference name: Security B-Sides MSP 2017

Conference dates: Saturday & Friday, June 24th – June 25th, 2017

Venue: Minneapolis Convention Center

Audience: IT, information security, information assurance, cyber security