Attention Aussie and Kiwi engineering & security teams: Fastly Forward is back in 2023

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Attention

Aussie
ORG

and

Kiwi DevSecOps
ORG

teams: Fastly Forward is back

We’re thrilled to announce that Fastly Forward is returning on

24-26 October
DATE

with a brand new, tailored format to align with the unique needs of developers, engineers, security practitioners and tech executives.

Get ready to redefine exceptional user experience with the latest development of Fastly platform, practical workshops, valuable insights from engineering and security, and networking opportunities with other technical peers. Before we dive into the details of this

year
DATE

’s event, check out some of the highlights from

last year
DATE

.



One
CARDINAL

of the key takeaways

today
DATE

is realising how much Fastly has to offer.” Agathe Savard – Director of Security, Deputy (Fastly Forward ‘

22
CARDINAL

)

We had a blast

last year
DATE

and

2023
DATE

will be even better!

We were privileged to receive invaluable feedback from our customers and partners who joined Fastly Forward

last year
DATE

.

One
CARDINAL

common theme among attendees was the desire for enhanced access to hands-on exercises and knowledge to build real-world skills using Fastly.

So,

this year
DATE

, we’re taking Fastly Forward to the next level with the most practical tech day possible. Our focus is on equipping our community with tangible skills you can use immediately using Fastly’s

Edge Cloud
ORG

platform. We’re dedicated to empowering your success with the knowledge and resources you need to deliver and secure extraordinary digital experiences for your users.


Introducing Fastly Forward Tech Day
ORG


24 October 2023
DATE

|

12 pm – 6 pm
TIME

| Ace Hotel,

Sydney
GPE

RSVP Now

Fastly Forward Tech Day is a dedicated

half-day
DATE

event designed for

DevOps
ORG

and security professionals to hear directly from Fastly founder and technical leaders about Fastly’s platform updates and product roadmap together with tech talks from our

Aussie
ORG

and

Kiwi
ORG

customers. We will also be hosting hands-on targeted skills workshops and, of course, happy hour networking.

Which workshop will you choose?

Fastly Forward Tech Day’s brand new format will offer you the choice of

two
CARDINAL

individual targeted learning streams designed to level up your skills and industry knowledge.

Serverless Workshop – Learning Stream

1
CARDINAL

BBQs, Pop Culture, and

Shopping – Build Edge Logic
ORG

to Empower Your Business!

What you’ll learn:

How to program at the edge for improved

CX
ORG

and

DX
ORG

with a hands-on exercise

How to remove latency and improve performance with edge

How to rapidly deploy apps at the edge

How to move your logic to the edge for decentralised content manipulation

Key takeaways:

Discover when logic makes sense or is better at the edge (and when it doesn’t)

Understand why switching to serverless can power better UX with low-latency routing (based on external data)

Learn about interactions with caching at the edge

If you’re an application developer, software engineer, solution architect or interested in serverless, you won’t want to miss this session.

Security Workshop – Learning Stream

2
CARDINAL

Smarter Security Lab | Elevate your

AppSec
ORG

skills in

90 minutes
TIME

What you’ll learn:

How to automate a Fastly Next-Gen WAF (

NGWAF
PERSON

) deployment for protecting a web application with a hands-on exercise

To get hands-on with common attack tools

How to protect web apps with Fastly

How to deploy OWASP protection via

Terraform

Key
PRODUCT

takeaways:

Enhance your knowledge of the current threat landscape in

2023
DATE

with a deep dive into using modern application security for protection against threats


Discover
PRODUCT

which application security threats to prioritise in

2023
DATE

Understand protection options for high-profile CVEs, OWASP threats, and advanced BOTs

If you’re a security practitioner, this session is an absolute must!

Registration is now open! We look forward to seeing you at Fastly Forward

2023
DATE

.

RSVP

Tech Leader? We have something just for you, too!

We’re hosting a dedicated

Tech Leaders’
ORG

Dinner event for senior leaders with business updates, insightful customer panel discussions, strategic alignment, and peer networking.