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Security Professionals Go "Back to the Future..."

Join us for the 13th annual Security Professionals Conference as we explore the theme Back to the Future: What Will the Future of Information Security Look Like? It's clear that today's information security practitioners require a unique blend of a vision for the future, combined with the wisdom and experience of the past, in order to successfully steer organizations across the modern threat landscape.

While we all wish we had a crystal ball to predict the future of information security, we cannot forget that the past will have an impact on our role both today and tomorrow. No time machine is necessary to re-live the past few decades of security, privacy, and technology, as many of us have evolved just as the solutions and threats have evolved. Much can be learned from the experiences of the past, and how it can shape what is in the future for our roles and responsibilities.

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Attend Virtually

To support a large geographic area, EDUCAUSE webcasts various conference sessions and offers specific online-only sessions. This enables members to learn and network with colleagues without leaving their campus, and can attend the online conference individually or with a team.

Make a Difference

Conference participants have the option to give back this year's by donating school supplies for children and families in need. Your generosity will go a long way to providing "security" to kids struggling to meet basic educational needs. Find out more about our partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charities.


Mentors and those looking for a mentor will be matched up for one-on-one discussions before, during, and after the conference, in addition to Several career development related sessions will also be included in the conference program. Discover what's happening in Minneapolis for mentoring.


General Session Speakers


James Bamford
James Bamford
Investigative reporter, bestselling author,
and expert on the National Security Agency


Chris Buse
Chris Buse
Assistant Commissioner & Chief Information Security Officer
MN.IT Services


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To receive discounted registration and housing rates, register by April 6, 2015.

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Explore Last Year's Event

The Security Professionals Conference 2014 showcased thought leadership from general session speakers Harriet Pearson and Charlie Miller. View recordings from general session presentations, as well as attendee demographics and free resources provided by 2014 presenters.


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