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Save the date for Lightstep & Tigera Meetup: Visibility Through the Stack featuring: Christopher Liljenstolpe, CTO of Solutions from Tigera & Isobel Redelmeier, Open Source Engineer at LightStep, Wednesday, February 20th!

Location: Covo San Francisco

981 Mission Street,  San Francisco, CA 94103

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Welcome & Networking        6:30 PM – 7:00 PM

1st Talk                                      7:00 PM – 7:20 PM

Drink & Food Break               7:20 PM – 7:30 PM

2nd Talk                                   7:30 PM – 7:50 PM

Fireside Chat                          7:50 PM – 8:15 PM

Networking & Closing          8:15 PM – 8:30 PM

Tigera’s Talk

Who’s Really Talking? Observing and controlling the inter-application traffic in your cluster.

In this discussion we will talk about the concepts around micro-segmentation, but focusing on the visibility that this approach can bring you in your cluster. Who’s talking to whom, and what are they saying? Should that be allowed or not?

About Christopher Liljenstolpe, CTO of Solutions for Tigera

Christopher is the original architect of Project Calico and has helped define the future of networking for containers and services. Using his extensive practical experience designing and operating global-scale networks and enterprise cloud architectures, Christopher works closely with Tigera’s customers and the open community to drive the delivery of secure, simple and scalable application connectivity for the cloud native era.

Lightstep’s Talk

Auth Under the Observability Microscope

How well do you know your auth code? How much do you trust that it behaves the way you expect?

In this talk, I’ll demonstrate how to instrument a standard auth flow with distributed tracing so that you can learn more about how it currently works and better observe the impact of changes. After the initial demo, I’ll delve into what new possibilities might be built on data collected through observability. How can we leverage tracing to improve anomaly detection? What scary but necessary auth changes become safer?

Prepare to walk away with an improved understanding of how to fuse development and security tools together to improve the experiences of both!

Note that while the talk assumes some prior security knowledge, especially with respect to common auth flows such as OAuth2, you should be able to follow along without much background.

About Isobel Redelmeier is an Open Source Engineer at LightStep

Sobel Redelmeier is an Open Source Engineer at LightStep, where she focuses on OpenTracing and the overall goal of making the software world more observable. She’s worked deep in the bowels of Cloud Foundry at Pivotal, had a brief front-end spell at Flux.io, and pushed production code in about 10 different languages while working with different companies at Pivotal Labs. Ask her about observability, security, testing, or, frankly, most other software-related topics, and she’ll probably have an opinion or three!

About Lightstep 

LightStep’s mission is to deliver confidence at scale for those who develop, operate and rely upon today’s powerful software applications. Its first product, LightStep [x]PM, is reinventing application performance management. It provides accurate, detailed snapshots of the entire software system at any point in time, enabling organizations to identify bottlenecks and resolve incidents rapidly. LightStep is backed by Redpoint, Sequoia, Altimeter Capital, Cowboy Ventures, and Harrison Metal and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit https://lightstep.com or follow at @LightStepHQ

About SF Cloud Native Security

SF Cloud Native Security is a group sharing best practices for securing cloud-native applications. Topics include best practices to secure microservice and cloud-native environments, cloud security, and how to align with compliance mandates (PCI DSS, SOC2, GDPR, etc.)

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/SF-Cloud-Native-Security/events/258103556/?isFirstPublish=true



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