DevDay '22

Learn why the login box alone just won’t cut it – and how to move beyond it – as life and development continue to evolve.

Revisit the current and future state of identity for developers through inspiring keynotes and practical sessions from industry leaders.


Life Beyond Passwords

Bhawna Singh
Bhawna SinghChief Technology Officer, Customer Identity CloudOkta

In this keynote, you'll learn how the identity landscape has evolved in recent years and what you can do to stay on top of it. You'll also learn about identity trends that we're watching and investing in to help you stay at the bleeding edge.

Open Sesame!

Sam Bellen
Sam BellenPrincipal Developer AdvocateOkta

In this talk, I will give a quick overview of the past, present, and future of authentication. From basic authentication to passwordless biometric authentication using the web authentication API and everything in between. The audience does not need any specific knowledge as this talk will not go into implementation details but aims to give a view of what's to come in terms of authentication.

The Ups and Downs of Rolling Your Own

Lilly Ryan
Lilly RyanLead Security SpecialistThoughtworks

Strap yourselves in and keep all limbs inside the vehicle while security specialist Lilly Ryan takes you on a ride through some of history's most ill-fated project ideas and shows you how your team can avoid the same mistakes on the road to your own ambitions.

Customizable DX for APIs with Security

Maya Shavin
Maya ShavinSenior Software EngineerMicrosoft

Let's design a customizable end-to-end SDK experience of your secure APIs for your users and create a seamless integration experience for your users with different authentication services.

Let's Talk About JWTs

Jessica Temporal
Jessica TemporalSenior Developer AdvocateOkta

JSON Web Tokens, or JWTs for short, are all over the web. They can be used to track bits of information about a user in a very compact way and can be used in APIs for authorization purposes. Join me and learn what JWTs are, what problems it solves, how you can use JWTs, and how to be safer when using JWTs on your applications.


DevDay22 logo written in black text over an orange plastic banner.
Items given at DevDay22 for swag displayed over a table and a wall fence, including a cap, tee, a pair of socks, a totem bag, and thermal cups.
A group of engineers collaborating around a table, including Aaron Parecki, a Security Architect from Okta.
Different people gathering in small groups to discuss identity architecture solutions using a laptop or whiteboard.
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