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Summit: Oct 16-17 | Training: Oct 18-23 | Dallas, TX & Free Live Online

Summit Chairs: Frank Kim and Eric Johnson | Summit CPE Credits: 12

"The content is stellar, and the opportunities for networking and industry knowledge-sharing are invaluable." - Ricky Pullan, Microsoft

What's Next in Cloud Security

Cloud-based services are becoming increasingly more attractive to organizations as they offer cost savings, flexibility, and increased operational efficiency. However, protecting systems, applications, and data in the cloud presents a new set of challenges for organizations to overcome. Security teams need to adapt and learn how to utilize the tools, controls, and design models needed to properly secure the cloud.

CloudSecNext Summit will bring together a unique combination of real-world user experiences and case studies, as well as practical, technical training focused on specific approaches and skills for building and maintaining a secure cloud infrastructure. As an attendee, you’ll explore current approaches, tools, and techniques with fellow practitioners facing similar cloud-related security challenges. Learn, connect, and share with thousands of cybersecurity professionals in attendance.

Choose Your Experience:
In-Person, All Access | Live Online, Free

Join us in Dallas, TX for the Full Summit Experience. The $325 In-Person Summit Registration Fee Includes:

  • Two Full Days of Highly Technical Content: In-Person attendees get access to all Keynotes, Summit talks, breakout sessions and workshops. CloudSecNext Summit presentations are curated and designed around specific analytical techniques and capabilities, through case studies and firsthand experience, that can be utilized to properly create and maintain cloud security in your organization. We've got several opportunities for incredible interactive learning experiences to transform your skills and take you to the next level.
  • Exclusive Networking Opportunities with the Top-minds in Cloud Security: You'll have the chance to engage with leading experts, SANS instructors, and your peers in the community. Attendees tell us time and again that one of the greatest takeaways from SANS Summits is the many industry connections they forge or deepen during their time with us.
  • Exclusive Access to Interactive Workshops including "Least Privilege - An Adventure in Third-Party Cloud Account Access" workshop
  • Access to Exhibit Hall: Meet with cloud security solution and tool providers throughout the Summit and learn how to leverage their products within your organization.
  • Evening Social Events: The days will be filled with the latest and greatest in cloud security, but the fun goes up another level at game night for those joining us in person. Join us for food, drinks, and fun with top speakers and fellow attendees!
  • First-Access to Recordings and Presentations: You'll receive exclusive access to approved recordings and presentations post-Summit.
  • SANS Cloud Security Merchandise and Posters
  • 2 Full Breakfasts & Lunches, and Breaks with Snacks and Drinks
"Join us in-person at CloudSecNext to meet other practitioners, experts, and leaders face to face for drinks, food, and fun conversations on what’s happening in cloud security." - Frank Kim, Summit Co-Chair

Live Online attendees will have access to:

  • Select Talks and Content: The industry's top practitioners will share their latest cloud security case studies, research, solutions, and tools.
  • CloudSecNext Summit Solutions Track | Learn More & Register For Free
  • Interactive Chat on Slack: Connect with your Cloud Security community
  • First-Access to Recordings and Presentations - You'll receive exclusive access to approved recordings and presentations post-Summit.

Who Should Attend:

  • Security personnel who are tasked with securing virtualization and private cloud infrastructure
  • Network and systems administrators who need to understand how to architect, secure and maintain virtualization and cloud technologies
  • Technical auditors and consultants who need to gain a deeper understanding of cloud computing and security concerns
  • Security and IT leaders who need to understand the risks of cloud computing and advise business management of the risks and various approaches involved

What Attendees Say

"Great way to step back from day-to-day security controls to see the transformational themes our industry is facing. There was a good combination of technical talks with actionable tips for the next 30 days, mixed with themes our org will see over the next 30 days, mixed with themes our org will see over the next 3-5 years." - Will Casey, Optum

"I found the real-life experiences and lessons-learned to be extremely valuable." - Roger A. Wajda, Secure Cloud LLC

"Summits are a great way to meet and talk to the trail blazers; the individuals who each in their own way help shine a light for the rest of the community." - Michael Decker, ViaSat, Inc.

Bundle Your Summit Experience with SANS Training

An immersive training experience — your way. Join us in-person away from home or office distractions, or Live Online from anywhere

In addition to the Summit, world-class SANS courses are being offered to help you expand your information security expertise. SANS instructors are experienced industry practitioners considered to be among the best cybersecurity instructors in the world. They will provide you and your community with the expert guidance and skills you need to stop cyber-attacks against your organizations. Bundle a course with your Summit to maximize your CloudSecNext Summit experience!

Don't miss new and updated content in SEC510: Public Cloud Security: AWS, Azure, and GCP, SEC541: Cloud Security Attacker Techniques, Monitoring, and Threat Detection, SEC549: Enterprise Cloud Security Architecture and more!

Thank You to Our Sponsors


Important Dates

Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
September 28, 2023 October 7, 2023


Hilton Richardson Dallas

701 E. Campbell Rd.Richardson, TX 75081

Phone: 972-231-9600

Hilton Richardson Dallas

A prime location in Richardson. Located in the Telecom Corridor off US 75 and just two miles from the University of Texas at Dallas. The Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts and CityLine, a lifestyle complex, are six minutes away. Hotel has a restaurant and bar with shuffleboard, an outdoor pool, and 24-hour fitness center with immersive spin bikes.

Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

A special discounted rate of $149.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability.

The group rate is lower than the Government Per Diem rate. Should the Government Per Diem rate fall below the group rate, a limited amount of rooms will be made available at the prevailing Government Per Diem rate.

These rates include Internet in your room and are only available through Saturday, October 7, 2023.

To make a regular reservation, please visit this link.


Hotel will provide complimentary parking to Group’s guests for one vehicle per room night or vehicle per attendee per day for those driving in daily. This concession is based on the Room Block and Functions booked under this Agreement and is subject to adjustment by Hotel if the size or scope of the Room Block or Function(s) is reduced.

Top 3 reasons to stay at the Hilton Richardson Dallas

  1. No need to factor in daily cab fees and the time associated with travel to alternate hotels. Everything is in one convenient location!
  2. By staying at the Hilton Richardson Dallas, you gain the opportunity to further network with your industry peers and remain in the center of the activity surrounding the conference.
  3. SANS schedules additional networking events at the Hilton Richardson Dallas that you won't want to miss!

Travel Arrangements and Directions

Complimentary parking of one vehicle per room night for attendees staying at the hotel. Parking is also complementary for attendees driving in daily.

From DFW International Airport: Approximately 26.8 miles

From Dallas Love Field Airport: Approximately 16.7 miles

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