Best Cloud Security Events & Conferences 2020 – 2021

"Best In Category" Series

We cherry-pick conferences that we believe are "best in category", and we encourage you to learn more about them.

First Published: , by Henry Dalziel
(frequently updated to reflect new event details)

Henry Dalziel, Co-Founder InfoSec Conferences

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Agreed. We are all moving onto the cloud and have been doing so for exponentially for the last decade. The key to this trend is the importance of security. As our data moves to the cloud so must our security. It is my hope that the Cloud Security events and conferences that I’ve listed help you with your learning and knowledge with the subject matter.

List of Cloud Security events and conferences you can attend this year (Updated List)Click to Tweet

These are my recommended Cloud conferences to attend. This list will chop and change as the year rolls out and new Cloud Security conferences and events are submitted to our directory.

Title of Cloud Security EventCountry
12th IEEE Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom)Thailand
SaaS ConnectUnited States
Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo GlobalUnited Kingdom
IBM Think 2020United States
RSA Conference USAUnited States
Cloud Security SummitUnited States
fwd:secUnited States
Cloud First-Strategy & RoadmapGermany
Hybrid Cloud Blueprint: Best Practices for Designing Secure Cloud DeploymentsUnited States
Women in Cloud SummitUnited States

My Recommended Cloud Security Conferences 2020 – 2021

12th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom)

2020 Conference Date

December 14th, 2020
84 Days Until The Event
Thailand
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

CloudCom is co-Sponsored by IEEE. This event would, in Thailand, is one of many organized by IEEE during the year. If you in the APAC region and working with Cloud and Cloud-Security then this conference might well be of interest.


SaaS Connect

2020 Conference Date

October 5th, 2020
14 Days Until The Event
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

The Cloud Software Association is, as their name suggests, all about Cloud Software.

Since 2011, Cloud Software Association has organized the SaaS Connect for tech leaders working in the US and involved with Cloud, and especially Cloud security.

One of the benefits of SaaS Connect is that one of the reasons folks attend is to learn how to market cloud software; so the event has a clear focus on commercialization of Cloud Software.

If you’re looking for JV’s, partnerships, or to build an ecosystem of cloud integration then this Cloud conference might be of interest.


Cybersecurity & Cloud Expo Global

2020 Conference Date

March 17th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United Kingdom
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

The Cyber Security & Cloud Expo Global is a conference and expo that is particularly focused on IoT.

The most recent advancements in Cloud technologies are discussed for two days during the expo which also includes case studies and panel discussions to make sure that delegates get a full understanding of what’s happening in today’s world with regards to the Cloud and Cybersecurity.

Out of all the Cloud conferences mentioned in this list, this one should be of particular interest, not least if you are working with Cloud technologies and security and are located in the United Kingdom.


IBM Think 2020

2020 Conference Date

May 6th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

“think” is hosted by one of the largest companies around the world: IBM.

Think has over 200 sessions that is broadcasted live over multiple channels. If you have questions (tech, or otherwise), you’ll have a chance to talk with professionals who can help you find solutions.

Some of the topics that will be discussed include AI and Data, Automation, Blockchain, and importantly for this roundup – Cloud.


RSA Conference USA

2020 Conference Date

February 24th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

Since 1991 RSA has been a leading Cybersecurity Conference.

RSA is the iconic Cryptography conference but the event has evolved in the last decade to encompass all niches within the security remit and, of course, that includes the Cloud and all associated cloud technologies.


Cloud Security Summit

2020 Conference Date

August 13th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

SecurityWeek has created this amazing virtual cloud conference that allows provides all attendees and invited speakers with the opportunity to network and exchange ideas and research.

Central to all discussions at this cloud conference include the benefits inherent with using the cloud, such as:

  • Scalability
  • Increased efficiency
  • Cost Saving
  • Security

The organizers of this conference aim to help enterprises learn how to utilize the necessary controls, tools, and security practices required to get the most out of the cloud.

Delegates will be able to interact with leading solution cloud providers and other end users facing identical implementation challenges in securing a variety of deployments.

All major cloud technologies will be discussed.


fwd:cloudsec

2020 Conference Date

June 29th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

This cloud conference Is associated with AWS (Amazon).

Delegates at this conference can expect to learn attack and defence (cloud) methodologies in protecting their deployments. 

As most people reading this Roundup will know,  AWS is very likely the world’s largest cloud provider and for obvious reasons, this cloud conference is highly recommended for all security professionals that work with AWS and/or are interested in securing their cloud deployments.


Cloud First-Strategy & Roadmap

2020 Conference Date

June 16th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
Germany
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

KupperingCole, based in Germany, is one of Europe’s leading cyber security consultancies and conference organisers. 

The organization hosts a wide variety of InfoSec events every year and this particular conference focuses on the cloud.

This event is a highly specific cloud conference, which includes a lot of other technologies including IoT. One of the drivers of this event is to connect all the technologies associated with cloud deployments and making sure that they are all secure and working as expected.

Be sure to checkout KupperingCole because they do list a bunch of other Cloud conferences and not just the one that I’ve included in this roundup.


Hybrid Cloud Blueprint: Best Practices for Designing Secure Cloud Deployments

2020 Conference Date

June 2nd, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

We’re huge fans of Checkpoint Software and every event that they list in our directory is absolutely first class.

This particular cloud conference helps organizations of all sizes understand how to better secure their publicly hosted cloud deployments.

This event takes a slightly different approach than the other conferences listed in this resource because they address the concept of Hybrid Cloud Architecture.

If hybrid deployments  are of interest to you then this event would be an excellent choice to attend or tune into.


Women in Cloud Summit

2020 Conference Date

January 25th, 2020
This Event is Now Over
United States
2020 Event Link (More Info)

Conference Summary

The Women and Cloud Summit is, of course, an excellent opportunity for women working with cloud technology and security to network and learn how to enhance their careers in a male-dominated industry.

We are seeing more Women in Cybersecurity conferences being listed in our directory every year ear as well as Women in IoT, AI, and now the Cloud; and it’s great to be able to include them!


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