Kat Traxler

Kat Traxler is a Security Professional in the Twin Cities performing cloud research and security architecture in the areas of public cloud, container orchestration systems and IAM platforms. In her time in the security industry, she has had roles performing penetration testing targeting web applications, cryptographic infrastructure and fintech technologies. She has presented at various conferences including SANS Security Summit and fwd:CloudSec on topics such as privilege escalation and bug hunting in the cloud. She is the author of SEC549: Enterprise Cloud Security Architecture.

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She started her career with SANS as a facilitator in 2016 and currently holds GIAC-GSEC, GIAC-GCWN, GIAC-GDAT and GIAC-GCPS certifications. Kat Traxler is obsessed with the attack surface at the confluence of Identity and Cloud Platform APIs and thinks you should be too.