How ‘Secure’ Your Cloud Native Can Be

Episode 430 · February 20th, 2019 · 32 mins 54 secs

About this Episode

Security for cloud-native deployments can certainly vary, depending on the organization, as well as different project groups.

Serving as a guidepost, Working Group: Secure Access for Everyone (SAFE) was created to facilitate ”collaboration to discover and produce resources which enable secure access, policy control and safety for operators, administrators, developers  and end-users across the cloud native ecosystem,” according to the GitHub description. In that way, SAFE’s founders have envisioned a set of tools for  cloud native operators, administrators and developers, consisting of a system security architecture, a common vocabulary and libraries.

SAFE’s potential and what cloud native security involves in general were discussed during a podcast Alex Williams, founder and editor-in-chief of The New Stack, recently hosted at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Seattle.

The guests included: Ignasi Barrera, founding engineer, Tetrate; Liz Rice, technology evangelist, Aqua Security; and Sarah Allen, technical lead and manager, Google Cloud and SAFE WG chair.

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