Secure Software & AWS Optimisation

Join us for an engaging evening of tech talks and networking at iPipeline in Cheltenham. Dive into expert discussions on building secure software for sensitive data and optimizing AWS applications for high-performance reads.

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Date and Time: Thursday 6th June at 18:00
Venue: iPipeline, Cheltenham

  • 18:00 – Arrival & Networking
  • 18:30 – First Talk with Q&A
  • 19:00 – Pizza and drinks provided by iPipeline
  • 19:15 – Second talk with Q&A
  • 19:45 – Close

The Talks

Ensuring a Secure Software Lifecycle with Chris Blackwell

Explore best practices in developing and deploying secure financial applications that handle highly sensitive data. Chris Blackwell will share insights from iPipeline’s approach to integrating robust security measures throughout the software development lifecycle. Learn how they maintain security and data integrity while processing life insurance quotes through their systems.

Optimising Read-Heavy Applications on AWS: Harnessing the Power of CQRS with DynamoDB, CloudFront, and EventBridge with Duncan Wilkie

Step into the world of serverless architecture with Duncan Wilkie as he breaks down the design and implementation of optimised read-heavy applications on AWS. This talk will cover the implementation of the CQRS pattern, DynamoDB table design, and the integration of CloudFront and EventBridge to enhance performance and scalability.

Our Speakers

Chris Blackwell has been securing iPipeline application for over half a decade. As an OWASP Member and BCS committee member, he is passionate about technology and security. He is an AWS Security Specialist and CompTIA Security Expert. Focusing on API security and best practises, to keep applications and data secure in the world of financial services.

Duncan Wilkie is an Application Architect at iPipeline UK, he has over 15 years of experience in .NET and Node.js – and worked across healthcare, education, and financial services. At iPipeline UK, he’s worked on projects improving high-performance systems, developed AWS Serverless architecture, and introduced patterns like DDD and CQRS. Duncan champions Serverless Architecture, Development Experience, and actively engages in our global solution architecture community.


This meetup is perfect for software developers, system architects, and technology enthusiasts interested in the latest trends in software security and AWS optimisations.

Come for the knowledge, stay for the community. Enjoy complimentary pizza and drinks while connecting with fellow tech professionals.

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06/06/2024 6:00 pm

Location: iPipeline UK - Cheltenham Office, Imperial Square, Promenade, Cheltenham