AppSec Tips & Tricks for Cloud Native and Kubernetes Environments – Kiran Kamity – ASW #209

The unique nature of cloud native apps, Kubernetes, and microservices based architectures introduces new risks and opportunities that require AppSec practitioners to adapt their approach to security tooling, integration with the CI/CD pipeline, and how they engage developers to fix vulnerabilities.

In this episode, we’ll discuss how AppSec teams can effectively manage the transition from securing traditional monolithic applications to modern cloud native applications and the types of security tooling needed to provide coverage across custom application code, dependencies, container images, and web/API interfaces. Finally, we’ll conclude with tips and tricks that will help make your developers more efficient at fixing vulnerabilities earlier in the SDLC and your pen testers more effective.

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AppSec Tips & Tricks for Cloud Native and Kubernetes Environments


Kiran Kamity

Kiran Kamity – CEO & Co-Founder at Deepfactor


Kiran Kamity is Founder & CEO of Deepfactor. He’s a passionate serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur, former head of product at Cisco Cloud BU. He founded and was CEO of ContainerX (acquired by Cisco). He was also Founder/VP at RingCube (acquired by Citrix). He’s also been a dynamic TEDx speaker. Kiran has a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.


Joe South

Joe South – Sr Content Creator at CyberRisk Alliance


Joe South has been working in Cyber Security for over 8 years and has worked at companies of all sizes across multiple industries. Joe is also the host of the Security Unfiltered Podcast where he discusses current cyber security issues and educates his listeners on how to have a successful career in cyber security. Joe is currently in a role where he is empowered to implement a unified control framework across a multi-cloud environment. Joe has also created a widely known blog where he works to help others get into cyber security and have a successful career in the industry. Joe has obtained the CCSP, CCSK, AWS Security Specialty and the AWS CCP certifications, among others.

John Kinsella

John Kinsella – Co-founder & CTO at Cysense


John Kinsella is the Co-founder & CTO of Cysense

Mike Shema

Mike Shema – Security Partner at Square


Mike Shema is a Security Partner at Square.


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