Recorded April 9th, 2018
Serverless Security and Winning the DevSecOps Game
As shifts to serverless architectures become more common, more of the infrastructure responsibilities are handed to developers. In this Modern Security Series episode, Tom McLaughlin and James Wickett discuss how this shift impacts both operations and security.Topics include:
- How security and operations are completely flipped on their heads in the world of serverless
- Why operations engineers will need to become more familiar with application security
- Why security engineers need to focus up the stack
About the Presenter: Tom McLaughlin
Tom is the founder of ServerlessOps and an experienced operations engineer. He started ServerlessOps after he asked the question, what would he do if servers went away? At a loss for an answer and interested in the future of his profession, he decided to pursue the answer. Tom is actively engaged in promoting serverless infrastructure and engaging with the community to learn more about their thoughts, wants, and concerns are around the topic.
Previously, Tom has worked in Engineering and Developer Relations. As an engineer he enjoyed building automation tools and platform automation infrastructure. His goal was to ensure that he was never a roadblock for someone else getting their work done. While in Developer Relations he enjoyed showing other engineers how to do the same.
When not at work he is a proud cat dad to two calicoes and enjoys spending his time drag racing and sailing. He is also an amateur thinkfluencer on Twitter.