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AWS re:Inforce 2022: Key announcements and session highlights

September 13, 2022: This post had been updated with information about AWS Skill Builder added.

AWS re:Inforce returned to Boston, MA, in July after 2 years, and we were so glad to be back in person with customers. The conference featured over 250 sessions and hands-on labs, 100 AWS partner sponsors, and over 6,000 attendees over 2 days. If you weren’t able to join us in person, or just want to revisit some of the themes, this blog post is for you. It summarizes all the key announcements and points to where you can watch the event keynote, sessions, and partner lightning talks on demand.

Key announcements

Here are some of the announcements that we made at AWS re:Inforce 2022.

Watch on demand

You can also watch these talks and learning sessions on demand.

Keynotes and leadership sessions

Watch the AWS re:Inforce 2022 keynote where Amazon Chief Security Officer Stephen Schmidt, AWS Chief Information Security Officer CJ Moses, Vice President of AWS Platform Kurt Kufeld, and MongoDB Chief Information Security Officer Lena Smart share the latest innovations in cloud security from AWS and what you can do to foster a culture of security in your business. Additionally, you can review all the leadership sessions to learn best practices for managing security, compliance, identity, and privacy in the cloud.

Breakout sessions and partner lightning talks

  • Data Protection and Privacy track – See how AWS, customers, and partners work together to protect data. Learn about trends in data management, cryptography, data security, data privacy, encryption, and key rotation and storage.
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance track – Dive into the latest hot topics in governance and compliance for security practitioners, and discover how to automate compliance tools and services for operational use.
  • Identity and Access Management track – Hear from AWS, customers, and partners on how to use AWS Identity Services to manage identities, resources, and permissions securely and at scale. Learn how to configure fine-grained access controls for your employees, applications, and devices and deploy permission guardrails across your organization.
  • Network and Infrastructure Security track – Gain practical expertise on the services, tools, and products that AWS, customers, and partners use to protect the usability and integrity of their networks and data.
  • Threat Detection and Incident Response track – Learn how AWS, customers, and partners get the visibility they need to improve their security posture, reduce the risk profile of their environments, identify issues before they impact business, and implement incident response best practices.
  • You can also catch our Partner Lightning Talks on demand.

Session presentation downloads are also available on our AWS Event Contents page. Consider joining us for more in-person security learning opportunities by registering for AWS re:Invent 2022, which will be held November 28 through December 2 in Las Vegas. We look forward to seeing you there!

If you’d like to discuss how these new announcements can help your organization improve its security posture, AWS is here to help. Contact your AWS account team today.

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Marta Taggart

Marta is a Seattle-native and Senior Product Marketing Manager in AWS Security Product Marketing, where she focuses on data protection services. Outside of work you’ll find her trying to convince Jack, her rescue dog, not to chase squirrels and crows (with limited success).


Maddie Bacon

Maddie (she/her) is a technical writer for AWS Security with a passion for creating meaningful content. She previously worked as a security reporter and editor at TechTarget and has a BA in Mathematics. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, and all things Harry Potter.