7 Minute Security


Focused on remediating your risks

7 Minute Security is a Minneapolis-based information security consulting company with
15 years of experience in a wide variety of IT and security services, including:


security assessments

Rather than just pointing out the gaps in your administrative, physical and technical controls, 7 Minute Security will partner with you to help formulate - and execute - a measurable remediation plan.



penetration testing

"Can the bad guys get in?" An internal and/or external network penetration test will gauge your organization's defenses and help answer that question.  After the test, 7 Minute Security will work with you on the technical defenses you need to put in place.



7 Minute Security can train your employees to not only be more secure at work, but carry that security-focused attitude into everything they do at home as well.  More tech-heavy sessions are available as well, such as Penetration Testing 101 and Intro to Windows System Forensics.


7 Minute Security has the relevant security certifications to assist you with your next security project, including:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)


  • Banking (GLBA)
  • Education
  • Healthcare (HIPAA)
  • Legal
  • Companies handling credit card information (PCI)

Read what clients have to say about working with 7 Minute Security:


About Brian Johnson:

With a combined 15 years in IT and security, I have a diverse set of experience that can serve a wide variety of your organization's needs.  I do a free weekly podcast about technical security-related topics, and also speak to companies and groups about how to to strengthen their offensive and defensive security capabilities without breaking their budgets.  Learn more about my experience and expertise here.