An immersive IT experience forging industry connections and launching careers

Engage with and learn hands-on from IT industry professionals, using real-world security and forensic tools and tactics to identify and thwart cybersecurity threats, visit top companies to experience innovative security teams in action, and interact directly with entrepreneurs and company leaders of enterprises actively seeking IT talent.

At CSi Boot Camps, Information Technology/Security Technology students from Minnesota State institutions and the University of Minnesota engage with professionals to develop innovative skills in cyber defense, vulnerability analysis and testing, security operations, forensics and application security. CSi Boot-Campers also visit companies on employer-hosted field trips, for networking and career success guidance. The last day includes a comprehensive assessment to validate the week-long development of cybersecurity skills.

CSi Boot Camp Dates: June 17-21, 2019

Registration Opens: February 2019

Location: TBA

Cost: TBA

Students who participate in Minnesota State Collegiate Cyber Defense Challenge (CCDC) will have priority access to CSi Bootcamp!


2019 CSi Boot Camp

Top cybersecurity students from Minnesota State colleges and universities are invited to this intense week-long program to develop advanced and innovative skills in cyber defense, vulnerability analysis and testing, security operations and forensics, and application security.

Exploring Careers in Cyber Security

The Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence is committed to strengthening the nation’s cybersecurity workforce through curriculum development and helping to ensure we have a pipeline of well-trained cybersecurity workers today.
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