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WiCyS Minnesota Affiliate | SecretCon Conference

June 27 - June 28

Join our Minnesota Affiliate at SecretCon!

We are thrilled to announce that one of our very own WiCyS members, Jessa Gegax, will be taking the stage at this year’s SecretCon, Minnesota’s premier Cyber Security Summit and Hacker Conference. SecretCon is renowned for bringing together the brightest minds in the fields of Technology, Cybersecurity, AI, and Privacy. This event is the perfect opportunity for professionals in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area to network, share knowledge, and explore the latest trends in cybersecurity.

About SecretCon
SecretCon is the conference for Hackers, AI enthusiasts, and Privacy Advocates. It serves as a dynamic platform for discussing exciting topics related to Technology, Cybersecurity, AI, and Privacy. Whether you are a seasoned security professional or just starting in the field, SecretCon offers invaluable insights and networking opportunities with fellow security professionals in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the security conference you’ve been looking for!

Meet Our WiCys Member and Speaker: Jessa Gegax
Jessa Gegax, an Information Security Testing Analyst at Surescripts LLC in Minneapolis, MN, will be representing our WiCyS community. With an impressive background that includes an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and a minor in Environment and Natural Resources, Jessa brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. Her research interests lie in offensive cloud security, IoT devices, and web application/API penetration testing. Outside of her professional endeavors, Jessa enjoys backpacking, practicing yoga, and spending quality time with her dog.

Presentation Highlight: Purple Team – Gone Tishing
Jessa’s presentation, titled “Gone Tishing: Abusing Microsoft Teams Security Misconfigurations for Webhook Hijacking and other Shenanigans,” promises to be a highlight of SecretCon. This talk will delve into how misconfigurations, a common vulnerability in business communication platforms like Microsoft Teams, can be exploited for webhook hijacking and other security breaches. Jessa will share insights on detecting and preventing these vulnerabilities, offering solutions that extend beyond the security team to encompass the entire organization. Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of the risks associated with popular communication clients and how to safeguard against them.

Join Us at SecretCon
We couldn’t be prouder to have Jessa Gegax represent WiCyS at SecretCon. Her presentation is not only a testament to the expertise within our community but also an opportunity for us to support one another in advancing our knowledge and skills in cybersecurity.
Don’t miss this chance to learn from one of our own and to connect with other security professionals at SecretCon. Let’s show our support for Jessa and take advantage of this opportunity to grow together as a community.

For more details about SecretCon and to register for this event HERE

We look forward to seeing you there!


June 27
June 28
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Lake Monster Brewing
550 Vandalia St.
St. Paul, MN 55114 United States
(612) 964-6288
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