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Attacking and Defending Cloud Native Infrastructure

  • Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:30 AM EDT (2020-07-16 14:30:00 UTC)
  • Andy Martin


  • Cisco Systems Inc.

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Andy has made mistakes. He's seen even more. And in this talk he details the best and the worst of the container and Kubernetes security problems he's experienced, exploited, and remediated.

This talk details low level exploitable issues with container and Kubernetes deployments. We focus on lessons learned, and show attendees how to ensure that they do not fall victim to avoidable attacks.

See how to bypass security controls and exploit insecure defaults in this technical appraisal of the container and cluster security landscape.

Speaker Bio

Andy Martin

Andrew is a Co-founder of Control Plane, a security consultancy based in London, specializing in Cloud Native security architecture and training with a focus on Kubernetes and DevSecOps. With career-spanning roles such as Developer, Architect, Delivery Engineer, Database Admin, Technical Lead, and DevOps Lead for Critical National Infrastructure, Andy has a wealth of experience to bring to the table. He has an incisive security engineering ethos gained building and destroying high-traffic web applications. Proficient in systems development, testing, and operations, he is comfortable profiling and securing every tier of a bare metal or cloud native system, and has battle-hardened experience delivering containerized solutions to enterprise and government. He is the author and instructor for the brand new SANS SEC584: Defending Cloud Native Infrastructure. Read Andrew’s full bio here.

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