What's Next in Cloud Security

Summit: Sept 30 - Oct 1 | 13 Courses: Oct 2-7 | Denver, CO & Live Online
Summit CPE Credits: 12


Cloud-based services are becoming increasingly more attractive to organizations as they offer flexibility, increased operational efficiency, and improve the time to market products. However, protecting systems, applications, and data in the cloud presents a new set of challenges for organizations to overcome.

This two-day Summit covers all aspects of the cloud security side of cybersecurity and 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.

Don't miss this chance to connect with some of the top minds in cloud security.

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


Choose Your Experience: In-Person or Live Online

Whether you're planning to dive into the full CloudSecNext experience in Denver, or the free, curated content offered Live Online, you'll walk away with new tools, techniques, and connections that will have a lasting impact on your career.

In-Person: All Access Summit Experience in Denver, CO

The In-Person Summit includes exclusive access to:

  • 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
  • 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

Live Online: Curated Talks Streamed from Denver to You

  • Select talks and content
  • CloudSecNext Summit Solutions Track | Register Here
  • Interactive chat on Slack — connect with your Cloud Security community
  • First access to recordings and presentations

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

"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!

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

Stay tuned for the agenda!

To get a taste of the type of dynamic presentations and speakers you’ll see at the 2024 SANS CloudSecNext Summit, check out these talks from last year's Summit.

Important Dates

Refund Date Hotel Group Discount Deadline
September 13, 2024 September 6, 2024



Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
1550 Court Place
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-893-3333

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Join us at Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel after the $80M transformation. This family hotel on 16th Street Mall offers access to some of the best attractions in Denver, Colorado. The mile-long pedestrian promenade brims with shopping, dining and entertainment. Explore effortlessly thanks to the nearby light rail station, which takes you to Coors Field, Denver Zoo or Denver Art Museum. Recharge after a full day in the heated rooftop pool, 5,000-square-foot Sheraton Fitness center or on-site dining at Yard House and BEZEL. This four-star hotel maximizes your time from a lobby with town-square energy to on-site business services. Work smart from a pet-friendly hotel room with free Wi-Fi and a height-adjustable desk with an ergonomic chair.

Hotel Special Rates and Reservations

A special discounted rate of $249.00 S/D plus applicable taxes will be honored based on space availability.

A limited number of Government Per Diem rooms at the prevailing rate are available with proper ID.

These rates include Internet in your room and are only available through Friday, September 6th, 2024.

To make a regular reservation, please visit the link below and select “Attendee.”

To make a government per diem reservation, please visit the link below and select “I have an access code.” Access Code: SANSGOV

To make a reservation, please visit this link.

Top 3 reasons to stay at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

  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 Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 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 Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel that you won't want to miss!

Travel Arrangements and Directions

A 50% discounted self-parking rate of per day and night with in and out privileges  plus applicable taxes for attendees is available. Please visit the hotel’s website or contact them directly at 303-893-3333 for prevailing parking rates that are subject to change prior to the official meeting dates.

From Denver International Airport (DEN): Approximately 25.7 miles.

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Experience Denver

3 Quick Facts about Denver

  1. Denver International Airport is the largest in the country. Going strictly by land area, it covers 33,531 acres, or 53 square miles.
  2. The first permanent building in Denver was a saloon. The saloon wasn’t just for drinking, in a foreshadowing of Denver’s love of the performing arts, a performance of Macbeth was staged at the saloon in the early days.
  3. Denver has a thriving arts scene. The Denver metropolitan area collects more money per capita for the arts than any other city.

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