Digital Developer Conference: Cloud Security 2021 – Build the skills to secure your cloud and data Register free

About the conference

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.

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

Prepare for the conference

If you wish to build and deploy along during hands-on sessions, 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.

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 Native Security conference? Access on-demand replays for free, no registration required.

Conference topics + 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.

Livestream & Regional Events

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.

Day 1: December 7, 2021

  • IBM ANZ is bringing you a panel of Cloud Security gurus from IBM, Red Hat and our amazing client & partner ecosystem. We'll chat all things security including confidential computing, modernizing data and infrastructure security as well as personal use case stories and successes. Join us to ask our expert panel your questions or just see what's new in cloud security or solve your development pain points.

    Ben PetersonHolly Wright

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  • Developer advocates and enthusiasts from Japan gather to explore regional stories and approaches to cybersecurity threats and solutions during this 2-hour variety session.

    Akira Onishi

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  • Developer advocates and enthusiasts from India gather to explore regional stories and approaches to cybersecurity threats and solutions during this 4-hour variety session.

    Shivananda Shenoi

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  • The Digital Developer Conference EMEA : Secure Cloud, Secure Data is a free opportunity for developers, security Engineers, CIO's and Technology enthusiasts to learn from IBM experts, industry leaders, and strategic partners about building secure applications on cloud with agility, flexibility, and portability.

    Asna Javed

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  • “Aprende sobre lo último en temas de Seguridad, en tu idioma! Durante el evento veremos casos de éxito, demos y entrevistas con expertos en Seguridad de Partners y de IBM”

    Gabriela Retamosa

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  • The IBM Developer North America team brings you a lineup of thought leaders in security around application architecture & monitoring, best practices for your APIs and integrations, and a walk-through of managing your secrets behind the scenes. Join us to learn, build, code and ask questions.

    Bradston HenryPooja Mistry

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Meet the speakers

Experts and leaders in cloud, automation, and integration come together to share their expertise to elevate your skills.

  • Akira Onishi

    Manager, Customer Success, IBM Technology Sales, Japan

  • Andrea Frittoli

    Open Source Developer Advocate, IBM

  • Arvid van Essche

    Principal Architect - Cloud & IBM Inventor, IBM Security Services

  • Asna Javed

    Hybrid Cloud Build Team and Developer Advocacy Lead, PAK

  • Ben Peterson

    Senior Consultant, OpenShift and Middleware Practice

  • Bradston Henry

    Developer Advocate, Senior Mobile Application Developer

  • Charles Henderson

    Global Managing Partner, Head of X-Force, IBM

  • Daniel Crowley

    Research Baron, X-Force Red, IBM

  • David Andrzejewski

    Director, Engineering and Lead of ML team at Sumo Logic

  • Devan Shah

    Chief Engineer, Software Architect, IBM

  • Dr. Nataraj Nagaratnam

    IBM Fellow, CTO Cloud Security, IBM

  • Dr. Walid Rjaibi

    Distinguished Engineer, CTO, IBM

  • Gabriela Retamosa

    Developer Ecosystem - SSA

  • Girish Bhat

    Vice President Marketing at Sumo Logic

  • Gus Parvin

    Software Developer at Red Hat

  • Holly Wright

    Product Owner and Software Engineer

  • Jason Keirstead

    IBM Distinguished Engineer & CTO Threat Management, Co-Founder and Co-Chair Open Cybersecurity Alliance (OCA)

  • Jose Ortiz

    Distinguished Engineer - CTO Hybrid Cloud Security, IBM

  • Julian Stephen

    Research Staff Member, IBM Research

  • Mala Anand

    STSM, Master Inventor, IBM Cloud

  • Mary O'Brien

    General Manager IBM Security

  • Nick Shelly

    Business Development Global Solutions Architect, McAfee

  • Omri Soceanu

    AI Security Group Manager, IBM Research

  • Philippe Mulet

    Distinguished Engineer, IBM

  • Pooja Mistry

    Developer Advocate

  • Ramamurthy Vaidhyanathan

    CPO/CTO Compliance Technology, IBM Cloud

  • Robin Wyss

    Sales Engineer, Dynatrace

  • Ronen Levy

    Senior Manager, IBM Cloud Security and Private Technologies

  • Ryan Wallner

    Head of Technical Marketing, Portworx at PureStorage

  • Shawn Wells

    VP, Global Solution Architecture, Crowdstrike

  • Shivananda Shenoi

    Global Markets

  • Shripad Nadgowda

    STSM, Master Inventor, DevSecOps, IBM Research

  • Sridhar Muppidi

    IBM Fellow, VP & CTO IBM Security

  • Stefan Liesche

    Distinguished Engineer, IBM

  • Tapas Sharma

    Engineering Manager, Portworx by Pure storage

  • Tomás González

    Partner Architect at Snyk

  • Viktor Gamov

    Principal Developer Advocate, Kong Inc.

  • Xiaokui Shu

    Research Staff Member, IBM Research

See all the speakers

Featured conference partners

Partners from across IBM's developer ecosystem have collaborated to share their knowledge and success in the cybersecurity space.

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