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About the conference

Conference experience

Looking for cloud security skills to build smart and secure applications? Register for free to access an experience dedicated to cybersecurity professionals.

During this year's conference you'll learn about quantum safe cryptography and confidential computing, modernizing data and infrastructure security, shift left security in DevOps automation, threat detection and cloud native security, cloud security governance, risk, and compliance, and more—plus enjoy conference mainstays like hands-on labs and our watch party livestream.

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Participating in hands-on labs?

With your registration to the conference, you can watch and follow along with all lab sessions. However, if you wish to build and deploy along with the speakers, you'll want to upgrade to an IBM Cloud account. It's fast and easy, simply use your conference login on IBM Cloud.

Need help with upgrading to an IBM Cloud account? See the worldwide help desk.

Looking for last year's Cloud Security conference? Access on-demand replays for free, no registration required.

Prepare for the conference

Planning to go hands on?

With your registration to the conference, you can watch and follow along with all lab sessions. However, if you wish to build and deploy along with the speakers, you'll want to upgrade to an IBM Cloud account. It's fast and easy, simply use your conference login on IBM Cloud. Need help with upgrading to an IBM Cloud account? See the worldwide help desk.

Don't forget to join us on Slack!

The Digital Developer Conference series has a dedicated Slack channel for discussions, questions and interactions with experts and peers. Join us at ibm.biz/devcon-slack.

Looking for last year's Cloud Security conference? Access on-demand replays for free, no registration required.

Dedicated tracks + live watch party

Data Security

Go from physical and software defined storage to encryption, securing data at-rest, in motion and in use. Topics include Keep Your Own Key (KYOK) capabilities, quantum safe cryptography, confidential computing, fully homomorphic encryption (FHE), plus learn about developers as the new targets and a day in the life of the IBM X-Force.

Cloud Security

Understand governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) strategies for an integrated security solution in the cloud. Topics include zero trust, shift-left security, identity access, security information and event management (SIEM), extended detection and response (XDR), Kestrel, threat hunting, threat analytics, security modernization, application and infrastructure security, container lifecycle security and security automation.

Partner Spotlight: Cloud Security in Practice

Enjoy select partners showcasing industry-leading integrated cloud security in action, with a focus on how a hybrid build approach lends to breakthroughs in application development, DevOps implementation, and more.

Hands-On Labs

Get hands on with shift-left security of a Tekton pipeline including Static App Security Testing (SAST), Software Component Analysis (SCA) or license compliance with Snyk, and encrypting dynamic secrets to access secure Cloud Object Storage for OpenShift with Vault. Then, scan images for vulnerabilities and monitor your containers for threats, and more.

Watch Party Livestream & Regional Events

It's a party and you're invited! Enjoy a curated schedule of live speaker interviews, tech talks, regional event spotlights and takeovers, and more over a 24-hour period—hosted by the IBM Developer livestream team and worldwide community partners.

About the conference

Build smart and secure cloud security skills—threat detection and cloud native security, quantum safe cryptography and confidential computing, and more.