Get ready for AWS re:Inforce 2022 with this ultimate guide

With cloud computing becoming a mainstay across industries, the reliance of ISVs and consumers on the cloud as a means to store, process, manage and transact their data is on the rise. However, like any other on premise solution, the cloud too, is vulnerable to security threats of unauthorized access and attacks. Invariably, this can lead to compromised security repercussions, reputational damages as well as serious business risks. Thus, in the cloud first world, cloud security is a big priority for everyone leveraging the cloud to transact, engage and grow. The need of the hour is to create an understanding of the potential security threats and high impact solutions by industry experts to address them.  AWS re:Inforce 2022 is the event to be at if you want to know anything and everything about cloud security and how to create a safe cloud presence for your business or if you are buying through the cloud. This quick guide will help answer all your questions about AWS re:Inforce 2022 and also share SaaSify’s role in helping you transact in the cloud marketplaces safely.  

What is AWS re:Inforce?  

AWS re:Inforce is a learning conference revolving around cloud security, compliance, identity, and privacy. It will feature live sessions, expert-led demos of cutting-edge technologies, hands-on sessions in sandbox environments, talks from AWS leadership and security ISVs, and AWS certification bootcamps.  The first edition of this annual event was held in 2019.  

Schedule of AWS re:Inforce  

The event is scheduled for 26th – 27th July 2022, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  

What can you expect from this event?  

This year’s AWS re:Inforce will have a collection of quality programs where the attendees will be able to network and gain valuable insights from participants and industry peers. It is a great platform for Security ISVs who are designing and delivering security focused solutions. Security ISVs use AWS Marketplace to create, manage and sell offers to a large global customer base. With the AWSMP, Security ISVs can easily capitalize on pre-committed spends of their customers and seamlessly sell their  cloud-ready software solutions, including software-as-a-service (SaaS) products, in a matter of minutes from AWS Marketplace. The event schedule includes:  

1. Conference  

Stephen Schmidt (CSO, Amazon), CJ Moses (CISO, Amazon Web Services), and other security experts will discuss the latest innovations in AWS cloud security and will share the best practices for managing cloud security.  2. Bootcamps  The AWS experts will deliver in-depth training sessions using live lab environments. There will be two of these four-hour-long bootcamps on July 25. They will train the attendees on the following topics:   
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty exam  
  • Best practices for securing serverless applications using AWS Lambda and other services in the AWS serverless platform
3. Self-paced lab sessions  The attendees can try out self-paced labs with AWS to familiarize with real-world scenarios. The difficulty level of these labs will range from beginner to advanced levels, and the participants will be able to complete a lab in 30 to 60 minutes.  

4. Spotlight labs  

The Spotlight labs will be taught by AWS instructors who will guide the attendees through a detailed process. These labs will not be self-paced.  

5. Expo (Security Learning Hub)

The Security Learning Hub is the space where all the attendees will be able to interact with AWS Partners and experts to take advantage of various learning opportunities.   Expo attendees will be able to:   
  • Consult security experts about data privacy and protection, risk, and compliance, among other topics  
  • Practice skills in virtual lab environments  
  • Learn about AWS training and certification  
6. Breakout content  The attendees of this program will be able to choose any learning method according to their choice to learn the following tracks:   
  • Data Protection and Privacy  
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance  
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Network and Infrastructure Security
  • Threat Detection and Incident Response  
The difficulty levels will be intermediate, advanced, and expert.  

Why should anyone attend this event?  

Security experts from around the world, as well as AWS security leaders, will dive deep into the topic of cloud security and discuss the best practices for securing workloads in the cloud.  

Who should attend?  

  • Anyone who is interested in security, compliance, identity, and privacy  
  • Security ISVs looking to sell their software solutions on AWS Marketplace  
  • Non-technical stakeholders
  • Professionals working in the domain of cloud security
  • Professionals with expertise in cloud security and risk mitigation
  • Technical decision makers, developers, engineers, and system admins  

Who are the speakers?  

  • Stephen Schmidt, Chief Security Officer, Amazon
  • CJ Moses, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Kurt Kufeld, VP, AWS Platform  

What is the cost of the event?  

The full conference pass can be bought for $1,099.  

Will the event be available online?  

Some sessions including the leadership sessions will be livestreamed and some will be recorded. The recorded videos will be available after the event.    

Who are the sponsors of this event?  

The sponsors are mainly ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) having expertise in the domain of cybersecurity.  They are classified as:  
  • Diamond
  • PaloAlto, TrendMicro
  • Platinum
  • Check Point, Sonrai Security
  • Gold
  • JFrog, Sophos
  • Bronze
  • Anjuna, GitLab
  • Showcase
  • Cycode, Polar Security  

Make the most of AWS re:Inforce, meet SaaSify  

We are delighted to share that our team from SaaSify will be at the AWS re:Inforce event on July 26th and 27th, 2022. Here’s a quick glimpse of why ISVs, especially Security ISVs, partner with SaaSify to take their SaaS solution to the AWS marketplace and why you should join the league too.  

What is SaaSify? 

SaaSify is a one-of-its-kind solution built for ISVs to manage AWS marketplace product offerings with a single integrated solution. A zero-engineering platform to go to market within days and start selling instantly.  Our mission with SaaSify is to enable ISVs to develop, optimize, list, sell and manage SaaS offers in the cloud marketplaces with the help of effective business and technology innovation. 

Why do Security ISVs use SaaSify? 

SaaSify enables Security ISVs to manage the full lifecycle of transactable offers in the AWS marketplace.  
  • Onboarding and Listing 

White glove support for smooth onboarding to align stakeholders for security ISVs across departments with knowledge sharing on marketplace transact models. Smooth onboarding and listing with AMI development, CFT template development, etc. 
  • Offer Management 

Ability to customize and manage public and private offers seamlessly for security ISVs. Leverage insights and recommendations by SaaSify marketplace experts to refine end to end workflow to work with cloud providers. 
  • Subscription Lifecycle Management 

Manage all purchases across customer-initiated PAYG, public or pre-negotiated private offers from internal systems with a single dashboard.  
  • Integrated SaaS Provisioning 

Provision SaaS accounts in ISV-owned cloud subscriptions or customer-owned subscriptions automatically. 
  • Smart Metering 

Manual or API integration for security ISVs to detect and report usage records with option to integrate custom subscription offers across different usage meters. 
  • Insights 

Get advanced insights on all transactions and subscription lifecycle events payouts/collections, taxes, fees, renewals, contracts, etc to help security ISVs scale their business effectively.  
  • Integrations   

Robust integrations across Microsoft Teams, Slack, Salesforce, Dynamics 365, HubSpot, Marketo to facilitate lead management, team communication and much more for security ISVs. 
  • Quote to Case Workflow 

Option to create and approve private offers enabled by SaaSify experts with a single click.  
  • Managed Services  

Cloud Desk support for end to end management of your private offers in cloud marketplaces. 

See you at AWS re:Inforce 2022 

If you wish to strengthen the security posture of your business as an ISV in the cloud marketplace, AWS re:Inforce 2022 is the place to be. With comprehensive knowledge sharing and opportunities for meaningful networking, you will definitely go back with robust insights on making your cloud space more secure. It is ideal for professionals interested in learning about cloud security, compliance, and workload protection.  If you are attending AWS re:Inforce 2022, do connect with Amit Malik, COO of Spektra Systems, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on July 26th and 27th to learn how SaaSify can help you take your SaaS solution to the AWS marketplace while addressing security challenges in the cloud. You can also book a free demo with the SaaSify team to learn how as an ISV you can address security threats for all your stakeholders and customers by securing your data, transactions and solutions.  

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