2017 Secure360 Recap – Balancing the act of security

We just wrapped up our 12th year of our Twin Cities Secure 360 conference and it was one of our best conferences yet! This year we hosted our ever-growing event at a new location – The Minneapolis Convention Center. This year’s theme was “The balancing act of security”, however, we balanced a lot more than […]

UMSA Introduces New Managing Director: Marie Strawser

UMSA would like to take a moment to announce and congratulate Marie Strawser, UMSA founder, as she begins her new leadership role as the Managing Director of UMSA this month. Marie has more than 15 years of experience in developing and sustaining agile, comprehensive, flexible, scalable enterprise-wide continuity programs in business continuity. Over the years, […]

UMSA 101: Who, what and how to get involved

Are you a cybersecurity or risk professional looking for a way to connect with peers in the industry and grow your knowledge? Ever considered joining a cybersecurity organization? Well there’s no better time like the present! Learn more about Minnesota’s premiere cybersecurity organizations and associations—our UMSA affiliates! Our Affiliates Below is a listing of all […]

(ISC)2 CISSP study group

The Twin Cities (ISC)2 CISSP Study Group is looking for volunteers to assist with the CISSP Study Group. They are looking for people who enjoy speaking and teaching, and are well versed in any one of the 8 CISSP (ISC)2 “Common Body of Knowledge” domains. This study group is jointly sponsored by the Twin Cities […]

ICYMI: #Sec360 was a smashing success

The 10-year anniversary of the Secure360 Conference was amazing. And we’re not just tooting our own horns, either. This year, we thought we’d recap with some Twitter screen shots and pictures from the event. The learning was fabulous, the networking was great, and exhibitors were getting in on the action, too! Keynote speaker, Frank Abagnale, […]

Top 10 reasons we can’t wait for the Secure360 Conference [Infographic]

We know, we know, we know. You are already giddy about the Secure360 Conference, but we couldn’t help ourselves; we had to compile a list of what we are most excited about!

Member rates and group discounts for Secure360

The Secure360 Conference is less than two months away! Are you registered yet? If not, is it because you are waiting for the right deal? Well, our best deals are right here: Group discount If you want your whole team to learn some new tricks and have the opportunity to network with our 1,200+ attendees, […]

Professional development: Opportunities from member organization Cloud Security Alliance

Looking for professional development in 2015? Our member and affiliate organizations offer a variety of opportunities for security professionals to advance their skills. Providing education on the uses of cloud computing to help secure all other forms of computing is part of Cloud Security Alliance’s mission. They also believe in simplifying the certification process through […]

2014 annual wrap up

We have so much to be thankful for this year and before we say goodbye to 2014, we want to give a shout-out to everyone who helped make this year so great! UMSA member and affiliate organizations We would be nowhere without all of you! Thank you for believing in UMSA and coming together to […]

BCPA celebrates 20 years!

One of our member organizations, BCPA, is getting ready for its annual holiday event, but this year, members have a little something extra to celebrate: a 20 year anniversary! Since 1984, BCPA has been creating an educational environment for the exchange of experiences, information and professional growth. The organization’s monthly meetings are open to members […]