BSidesMSP 2016 Schedule BSidesMSP 2016 Schedule
Guess who's back?!

Security B-Sides MSP 2016
Fri & Sat June 10-11th
at Target Plaza Commons

Featured Presentations

Nate Cardozo

Opening Keynote
Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Nate Cardozo is a Senior Staff Attorney on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s digital civil liberties team. In addition to his focus on free speech and privacy litigation, Nate works on EFF’s cryptography policy and the Coders’ Rights Project. Nate has projects involving export controls on software, state-sponsored malware, automotive privacy, government transparency, hardware hacking rights, anonymous speech, electronic privacy law reform, Freedom of Information Act litigation, and resisting the expansion of the surveillance state.

A 2009-2010 EFF Open Government Legal Fellow, Nate has a B.A. in Anthropology and Politics from U.C. Santa Cruz and a J.D. from U.C. Hastings.

John Strand of Black Hills Information Security

John Strand

Closing Keynote "If I wake evil (How I would attack you if I turned into a criminal mastermind"
Owner, Black Hills Information Security (BHIS)

John Strand is the Owner of Black Hills Information Security (BHIS), and has both consulted and taught hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and penetration testing. John is also an instructor and course author of BlackHat’s “Active Defense, Offensive Countermeasures, and Hacking Back” and the SANS Institute’s “Hacker Tools, Techniques, Exploits and Incident Handling” classes.

John is co-author of the "Offensive Countermeasures: The Art of Active Defense” book and is a contributor to the industry shaping Penetration Testing Execution Standard and 20 Critical Controls frameworks.

Google Map of Target Plaza Commons

Minnesota's only FREE Information Security Conference.

100% community organized with two days of information security / cyber security and technology education. Back for our third consecutive year BSidesMSP 2016 is being held at Target Commons in Minneapolis from 9am to 4pm on Friday June 10th and Saturday June 11th, 2016.

This event is made possible due to our terrific volunteers, our participants and community support, and

Our Sponsors

Our Partner Organizations

and supporters like you!


The general BSidesMSP email address is: [email protected]
Security B-Sides MSP 2015 Wiki
@BSidesMSP on Twitter Security B-Sides MSP on LinkedIn, BSidesMSP LinkedIn Group

What is Security B-Sides MSP?

Minnesota's FREE Information Security Conference

  • Our goal is to build security awareness multipliers, engaging educational presentations over a wide range of technology and security related topics with actionable take aways and hands-on exercises.
  • Attracting a community of individuals and groups with the common goal of improving the safe use of technology and the internet, that otherwise would not participate in these discussions by eliminating cost and outreach barriers.
  • Creating opportunities for recruiting & employment, fueling entrepreneurship, driving research, connecting passionate participants with mentors, and supporting educational initiatives.

Our 2014 and 2015 Successes.

2016 Participants.

  • Minnesota's only FREE Information Security Conference
  • Learn things, impress your friends and family!
  • Get yourself edjumuhkated and network with your colleagues
  • Minor Waiver

Click to register

Subscribe to the B-Sides MSP Newsletter