• DakotaCon 10.1

    Madison, South Dakota

  • South Dakota's Premier Security Event

    All in the Middle of a Cornfield


Three Days of Security!

Madison South Dakota

Join us for three full days of talks and trainings from the finest peeps in the security world! Come enjoy the benefits of a small conference where you won't get lost in the crowd and you get time to interact directly with the speakers and your security peers. Attending the talks on Friday is FREE, so you have no excuse!

Bring your friends and co-workers for an epic weekend of security fun at Dakota State University!

The Vision

Come listen to the visions and ideas of some of the best and brightest minds in the security community.


After the talks, network with your peers and the security pros.


Learn from the best with a two day hands-on training. These trainings are of a DefCon caliber, right here in Madison!

DakotaCon Video Archive

We will be live streaming this year's event, check back later for the stream.
Check out 2019's event or our full archives.
2016 - Track I
2016 - Track II

DakotaCon 2017 Live Stream

Track I
Direct Link
Track II
Direct Link

NC CCDC Video Archive

We will be live streaming this year's event, check back later for the stream.
In the meantime, check out our full archives.

2016 - NC CCDC

NC CCDC Live Stream

DakotaCon 2019 Archive

Check out our full archives from past years.


2019 NC CCDC

Check out our full archives.


Conference Will Be Held At

Dakota State University

Dakota Prairie Playhouse

Getting Here

Air Travel

The nearest airport is Sioux Falls, SD (FSD). Then a 45 mile drive to Madison.

By Car

From points East or West, take SD-34. North or south, take US-81. If in doubt, GPS!


1205 N. Washington
Madison, SD 57042

Hotels Nearby

Best Western Plus Lakeview

456 SE 12th Street, Madison, SD 57042
Phone: (605) 427-2110


504 10th St. SE, Madison, SD 57042
Phone: (605) 256-3076

Super 8

219 North Highland, Madison, SD 57042
Phone: (605) 256-6931


Sponsorship plays a major role in the success of our event.

Consider becoming a sponsor of this year's event!

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