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Hacking Jenkins

  • Monday, April 20, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (2020-04-20 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Ross Young

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Jenkins is used by over 15 million developers and is one of the most common automation tools for DevOps environments. This tool allows developers to automate the deployment of infrastructure as code. With this great power comes a great responsibility to protect an organization against cyber risks including credential theft, reverse shells, cryptominers, and botnets. Come learn how to attack and defend Jenkins. By the end of this webcast you will understand:

  • How Jenkins works and is used
  • Jenkins vulnerabilities and attacks
  • Why attackers want to target Jenkins
  • Three types of attacks that could occur against your Jenkins Infrastructure
  • Security features/configurations you should consider to protect Jenkins

Speaker Bio

Ross Young

Ross Young is the CISO of Caterpillar Financial, a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University, and a SANS instructor.  Prior to this role, he was a divisional CISO at Capital One.  His expertise ranges from attacking financial services for the federal government to defending organizations by automating defenses in DevSecOps pipelines. He is actively involved in all things cloud, container, and Kubernetes security. Ross holds master's and bachelor's degrees from Johns Hopkins University, Idaho State University, and Utah State University. Ross's interest in pirates and ninjas have inspired him to stealthily enable and safeguard the business without the paperwork.

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