One of the most critical aspects of applications and APIs is the code that deals with users' accounts. In DevOps environments, adding instrumentation is key, and security instrumentation is no exception. Many attack types can be easily stopped with specific tools and environment configurations, but Account Takeover attacks don't follow conventional attack patterns: they look, act, and feel like legitimate users.
In this webinar, Kevin Hanaford, Head of Information Security at Remitly, will share how DevOps teams are taking a new approach to defending against account takeover attacks, including:
James spends a lot of time at the intersection of the DevOps and Security communities. He works as Head of Research at Signal Sciences and is a supporter of the Rugged Software and Rugged DevOps movements. Seeing the gap in software testing, James founded an open source project, Gauntlt, to serve as a Rugged Testing Framework. He is the author of several security and DevOps courses on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning, including: DevOps Fundamentals, Infrastructure Automation, Security Testing, Continuous Delivery, and Site Reliability Engineering.
James is the creator and founder of the Lonestar Application Security Conference which is the largest annual security conference in Austin, TX. He also runs DevOps Days Austin and previously served on the global DevOps Days board. He also holds several security certifications including CISSP and GWAPT.