AWS Cloud security: Moving forward in the cloud

Join us at 9:30AM on Tuesday, June 25 to kick off re:Inforce with a keynote presented by Stephen Schmidt. During this keynote, gain helpful insights into how Amazon Web Services (AWS) manages security at scale, and hear from customers in regulated industries about their experiences with security, compliance, identity, and governance in the cloud.

Additional topics include a look at the AWS security road map, as well as tactical considerations and feature sets for specific AWS services such as AWS WAF, AWS Firewall Manager, AWS Ground Station, AWS Control Tower, Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Security Hub, and many more.

Stephen E. Schmidt

Stephen E. Schmidt

Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

Stephen Schmidt is the vice president and chief information security officer for AWS. At AWS, he leads product design, management, and engineering development efforts focused on bringing the competitive, economic, and security benefits of cloud computing to business and government customers.

Prior to joining AWS, Schmidt had an extensive career at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), where he served as a senior executive. His roles at the FBI included a term as acting chief technology officer, a section chief responsible for the FBI’s technical collection and analysis platforms, and a section chief overseeing the FBI Cyber Division components responsible for the technical analysis of computer and network intrusion activities. His Cyber Division oversight included areas of malicious code analysis, computer exploitation tool reverse engineering, and technical analysis of computer intrusions.

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
Capital One Financial Corporation

Michael Johnson is senior vice president and chief information security officer for Capital One Financial Corporation, where he leads and manages cyber, information security, cybersecurity operations, and security technology innovation. Johnson partners closely with all of the diversified banking company’s business lines on cyber risk management, cloud security engineering, operations, and architecture and standards. Johnson previously served as the chief information officer for the US Department of Energy, where he led and managed cybersecurity, cyber enterprise integration, enterprise information resources management, cyber supply chain risk management, and headquarters information technology operations.

Previously, Johnson served in key cyber-focused executive roles in the US government and the Intelligence Community at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Department of Homeland Security, and the White House and Executive Office of the President.

Additional speakers to be announced.