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[session] @Venafi's Secure Containers | @DevOpsSummit #APM #Docker

Digitization is driving a fundamental change in society that is transforming the way businesses work with their customers

Securing Your Containers

Digitization is driving a fundamental change in society that is transforming the way businesses work with their customers, their supply chains and their people. Digital transformation leverages DevOps best practices, such as Agile Parallel Development, Continuous Delivery and Agile Operations to capitalize on opportunities and create competitive differentiation in the application economy.

However, information security has been notably absent from the DevOps movement. Speed doesn't have to negatively impact security. Container-to-container communication should not be in clear text, yet it is. So why is it so hard to implement good security practices like encryption for DevOps? The primary reason, provisioning of keys and certificates in a DevOps environment takes too long and results in bottlenecks - so people don't use encryption unless they have to.

In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Mike Dodson, Senior Director Global Solution Engineering at Venafi, will discuss security strategies that can be implemented for CAPS (Chef, Ansible, Puppet, Salt) and Docker and how you can implement encryption easily without causing bottlenecks.

What will attendees learn from attending the session?

  • Attendees will learn the security risks introduced by DevOps teams where SecOps have no visibility
  • Developers will be provided with guidance on how to implement encryption without impacting speed to delivery

Speaker Bio
Mike Dodson is Senior Director Global Solution Engineering at Venafi. He is a Silicon Valley veteran with 25 years of experience. He has founded five5 companies that have collectively created hundreds of jobs, hundreds of millions in annual revenue, and had a positive impact on the world. His work has helped to bring better security and privacy to enterprise software, consumer products, embedded systems, medical devices, and mobile computing.

He is currently leading the Global Sales Engineering team at Venafi where his team designs solutions to secure and protect keys and certificates for the largest corporations and governments in the world.

@ThingsExpo - The World's Largest 'Internet of Things' Event, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center!

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All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

@CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley
(November 1-3, 2016, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA)

@CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 New York
(June 6-8, 2017, Javits Center, Manhattan)

With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo, November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be.

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Track 1: Enterprise Cloud & Digital Transformation
Track 2: Microservices | Cloud Hot Topics
Track 3: Internet of Things & Cloud
Track 4: APIs & Cloud Security
Track 5: Big Data Analytics
Track 6: DevOps, Continuous Delivery & Containers
Track 7: Enterprise IoT & IIoT
Track 8: IoT Developer
Track 9: Consumer IoT | IoT Hot Topics

Delegates to Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo will be able to attend 9 simultaneous, information-packed education tracks.

There are over 120 breakout sessions in all, with Keynotes, General Sessions, and Power Panels adding to three days of incredibly rich presentations and content.

Join @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo conference chair Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040), June 7-9, 2016 in New York City, for three days of intense 'Internet of Things' discussion and focus, including Big Data's indispensable role in IoT, Smart Grids and Industrial Internet of Things, Wearables and Consumer IoT, as well as (new) IoT's use in Vertical Markets.

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