July 22-23 2024
4500 West River Drive NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321
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As CloudCon enters into its 5th year, we believe the event is even more important than it was when we introduced it in 2020. From the unique location, the quality of the sponsors, the knowledge of the presenters and strong sense of community, CloudCon continues to be one of the most valuable conferences in the world. Our commitment to this event helping you become a better security and technical professional as well as a more involved community member continues to be paramount to our efforts.
We want every organization to be in a better place from a cyber, data center, technology an human standpoint on July 24th than they were on July 21st. More importantly, we want everyone to get to know each other better, share stories, share successes and failures and continue to build out this growing community that we started so many years ago.
It’s something truly special that we are doing here, we are so glad that you have decided to be a part of it. We promise to do everything we can to ensure you have a tremendous experience.
You can’t pour from an empty pitcher
Each year we pick an overall theme for CloudCon and this year we have chosen Mental Health in the tech industry. Throughout the event and including our keynote, we will try to bring light to this sometimes overlooked but critically important aspect of our industry.
The mental health landscape within the cybersecurity industry is a complex and challenging one. Professionals in this field often face intense pressure and stress due to the nature of their work, dealing with constant threats, high-stakes situations, and the responsibility of safeguarding sensitive information. The ever-evolving nature of cyber threats adds an additional layer of stress, requiring cybersecurity experts to stay on top of the latest developments, which can contribute to burnout and exhaustion.
Moreover, the prevalence of long working hours and the expectation of being constantly available can take a toll on mental well-being. The need to maintain a high level of alertness and the fear of potential breaches can lead to anxiety and sleep disturbances among cybersecurity professionals. As organizations increasingly recognize the importance of cybersecurity, it is crucial for them to also prioritize the mental health of their employees, fostering a supportive work environment that acknowledges the unique challenges faced by those in the cybersecurity field.