Sponsor Events

MN ISSA supports our sponsors by listing their events on our calendar.  We do not have ownership or liability for the content of their events.

Upcoming Sponsor Events

Hacker Boot Camp: Effective Vulnerability Management @ FRSecure
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – Jul 18 @ 4:30 pm


In today’s world of constant security updates for devices and software, information security is on the minds of IT/IS professionals and business owners. “How do I prevent my business from getting breached?” is a common concern.

Spend two full days interacting with FRSecure’s technical services team and learn how to develop a simple and effective vulnerability management program. By the end of our hands-on workshop, you’ll know how to identify assets and their vulnerabilities, determine overall risk, and become proficient with the set up and use of industry-leading vulnerability scanning tools!


  • How to implement an effective vulnerability management program
  • How to install, configure, and use vulnerability scanning tools
  • Course materials – Slides and accompanying documents and web links
  • Templates for policies and tools to maintain your asset and vulnerability management programs
  • A USB drive full of tools and additional learning materials


  • Basic computer troubleshooting skills, this is a fast-paced class full of hands-on lab work!
  • Must have a functional laptop that has (or can run) VMWare workstation/fusion and able to run a virtual machine (~4gb). You can run anything else for a VM but you’re on your own.
  • https://www.vmware.com/products/player/faqs.html
  • We will help out as much as we can, but you’re responsible for your own tech support
  • n00bs welcome!


Tuesday, July 17th – Wednesday, July 18th
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day
Lunch will be served each day
Hosted offsite happy hour following Wednesday’s class

Post expires at 9:53pm on Friday July 20th, 2018

Hacker Boot Camp: External Pen Testing Basics @ FRSecure
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – Jul 27 @ 4:30 pm


Learn how to pwn like the pros while enjoying three full days of hands-on technical training with FRSecure’s penetration testing team!

In this course, you’ll play the role of a penetration tester and attempt to exploit vulnerable systems using modern tactics, techniques, and procedures. Validate what you’re learning via daily lab sessions.


  • How to set up and maintain your testing platform
  • FRSecure’s external pen testing methodology
  • Fundamentals: How stuff works, and how to use common tools
  • Shell scripting and Python basics
  • How to keep your hacking skills sharp (ctfd)



Wednesday, July 25th – Friday, July 27th
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day
Lunch will be served each day
Hosted offsite happy hour following Friday’s class