What we're about

Burbsec is a collection of informal meetups in the Chicagoland area frequented by Information Security enthusiasts, engineers, hackers, geeks, students, and professionals. Expect a night of great networking and lubricated conversations! We have NO DUES, NO PRESENTATIONS, NO PUSHY SALESPEOPLE!
• Burbsec Prime: Typically the first Thursday of the month at Level 257 in Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg. A selection of classic and current video games compliments a great food and drink selection. Find the BurbSec Prime group over by the giant PAC-MAN game.
• Burbsec North: Typically the second Thursday of the month at Grandpa's Place in Glenview. Burbsec North offers a calm and welcoming gathering in a comforting, intimate space, with great bar food and drinks. \

• Burbsec West: Typically the third Thursday of the month at The Pour House in Naperville. It also has stuff, check it out. \

• Burbsec East: The last Thursday of the month. Logan Bar & Grill is a classy, clean establishment with attentive waitstaff, a huge beer & whiskey list, and excellent food. We have our own section in the back, and the music & ambient volumes never get annoyingly loud. There is a huge patio that is covered during rain and heated in the winter. Don’t worry about being late, people will begin to roll in after work around 6 pm and we go until we're done (generally 4 - 5 hours or so as people come and go). We often have a later group that rolls in post-dinner around 8 or 9.
Information Superhighway World Wide Web Presence:

Twitter: @burbsecprime @burbseceast @burbsecwest @burbsecnorth @burbsecsouth

Infosec.Social (Mastodon):  @burbsecprime @burbseceast @burbsecwest @burbsecnorth @burbsecsouth

LinkedIn: Burbsec LinkedIn

BurbSec Slack (Bridged with Discord!) (bit.ly/2W2QCCT)

BurbSec Discord (Bridged with Slack!) (https://discord.gg/VVYDZYmd2w)

Check out burbsec.com for info on the many aspects of Burbsecness.

Upcoming events (4+)

Burbsec North

D'Agostino's Pizza & Pub

BurbSec North is the Northern Suburb offshoot of the famous Chicagoland BurbSec meetups. Information Security enthusiasts of all skill and career levels are welcome to join us for a few beers and complaints about work (or the lack thereof)! We average about 10-15 attendees each month, many of whom have been coming for years! Our location offers excellent beers as well as a full pub menu!

Finally, don't forget to join the BurbSec chat servers! Our Slack and Discord are both synchronized with each other, so just choose whichever one you're most comfortable with.

BurbSec Slack (Bridged with Discord!) (bit.ly/2W2QCCT)
BurbSec Discord (Bridged with Slack!) (https://discord.gg/VVYDZYmd2w)

Burbsec South

Prime Time Restaurant

BurbSec South is the South Chicago burbs offshoot of the famous Chicagoland BurbSec meetups. Information Security enthusiasts of all skill and career levels are welcome to join us for a few beers and complaints about work (or the lack thereof)! We average about 7-12 attendees each month, many of whom have been coming for years! Our location offers excellent beers as well as a full pub menu!

Finally, don't forget to join the BurbSec chat servers! Our Slack and Discord are both synchronized with each other, so just choose whichever one you're most comfortable with.

BurbSec Slack (Bridged with Discord!) (bit.ly/2W2QCCT)
BurbSec Discord (Bridged with Slack!) (https://discord.gg/VVYDZYmd2w)

BurbSec OpenMIC hosted by Cisco

433 W Van Buren St

Come join us revitalize Burbsec OpenMIC!!

Bring your ideas, tools, and/or presentation thoughts to share in an open environment, or just come ready to mingle and hear some great ideas and share feedback! Presenting is optional.

Afterwards, optional drinks and food for the rest of the night at:
A Little Toasted, 300 S. Riverside Plaza, Chicago

RSVP is required to add you to building security. Please use your real name or message me your real name that matches government issued ID.

BurbSec West

Old Town Pour House (Freedom Commons - Naperville)

BurbSec West is the Naperville-area offshoot of the famous Chicagoland BurbSec meetups. Information Security enthusiasts of all skill and career levels are welcome to join us for a few beers and complaints about work (or the lack thereof)! We average about 15-20 attendees each month, many of whom have been coming for years! Our location offers an excellent craft / rare beer list as well as full dinner menu!

Finally, don't forget to join the BurbSec chat servers! Our Slack and Discord are both synchronized with each other, so just choose whichever one you're most comfortable with.

BurbSec Slack (Bridged with Discord!) (bit.ly/2W2QCCT)
BurbSec Discord (Bridged with Slack!) (https://discord.gg/VVYDZYmd2w)

Past events (403)

Burbsec Prime

Enterrium

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