The global market of cloud services is growing rapidly. In modern, digitalized world, there is no turning back from cloud computing. It is also important that, contrary to popular opinion, cloud computing is the answer to today's challenges regarding cyber security. Cloud services and security were the main topics of our two conferences "WHAT's NEXT - where are we heading?" which took place on November 6 in Wrocław and on November 7 in Katowice.