NetSPI Named a 2023 Top 200 Workplace in Minnesota, Honored for Cultural Excellence 

Minneapolis, MN – June 16, 2023 — NetSPI, the global leader in offensive security, has been named one of the Top 200 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The company was selected as one of the best places to work in the state for a third consecutive year, based on an employee survey measuring engagement, organizational health, and satisfaction. 

NetSPI ranks #12 on the midsize companies list, and was honored for its cultural excellence, with special recognition for its innovation, employee appreciation, work-life flexibility, compensation and benefits, leadership, and purpose and values. These recognitions exemplify NetSPI’s values and are a core driver for its continuous growth and positive impact on the cybersecurity industry. 

“Our workplace culture is the foundation of our success. Recognition like this is a great reminder of how special the people at NetSPI are,” said Heather Crosley, VP of People Operations. “It’s no easy feat to maintain a strong culture while experiencing exponential growth. I’m proud of this team for maintaining a positive environment of innovation and collaboration not only in Minnesota, but across our global offices.” 

NetSPI is on a growth trajectory, most recently achieving 58 percent organic revenue growth in 2022. This advancement continues to be driven by an emphasis on evolving its powerful offensive security platforms for its Pentesting as a Service, Attack Surface Management, and Breach and Attack Simulation solutions, global expansion in the EMEA region, and a customer-first approach to cybersecurity. Last year, the company hired more than 230 employees and promoted over 170 staff members. In 2023 to date, NetSPI has welcomed 136 employees to the team to support the delivery and development of its award-winning offensive security solutions

“The companies in the Star Tribune Top 200 Workplaces deserve high praise for creating the very best work environments in the state of Minnesota,” said Star Tribune CEO and Publisher Steve Grove. “My congratulations to each of these exceptional companies.” 

A complete list is available at and will also be published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 18. 

For a glimpse of what it’s like to work at NetSPI read the blog post recap of the company’s Employee Kickoff event, written by CEO Aaron Shilts. Visit to explore open job opportunities. 

About NetSPI 

NetSPI is the global leader in offensive security, delivering the most comprehensive suite of penetration testing, attack surface management, and breach and attack simulation solutions. Through a combination of technology innovation and human ingenuity NetSPI helps organizations discover, prioritize, and remediate security vulnerabilities. Its global cybersecurity experts are committed to securing the world’s most prominent organizations, including nine of the top 10 U.S. banks, four of the top five leading cloud providers, four of the five largest healthcare companies, three FAANG companies, seven of the top 10 U.S. retailers & e-commerce companies, and many of the Fortune 500. NetSPI is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with offices across the U.S., Canada, the UK, and India. 

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