Securing Kubernetes workloads at Discover Financial Services

Starting down the path to securing your workloads running on Kubernetes in the cloud can be a daunting task. There is no shortage of vendors with great tools in the cloud security space. There are a multitude of domains that must be accounted for, along with internal challenges in transitioning an organization into new ways of thinking.

In this session, Keith Nielsen (Discover Financial Services) walks us through Discover’s journey to the public cloud and how they’ve leveraged Kubernetes to realize their strategy. Watch this recorded session to learn about:

  • How Discover’s cloud security program has evolved over the past 4 years
  • Key capabilities and concepts that have been embraced
  • Challenges encountered along the way
 

About the speaker

Keith Nielsen Director Cloud Architecture, Discover Financial Services

Keith Nielsen was born and raised in Canada but now resides in the USA. Keith started with IBM working on application runtimes and now works at Discover Financial Services where he is the Director of Cloud Architecture responsible for Discover’s Cloud Business Office. Keith’s current focus is on solving the challenges of Hybrid Cloud with a focus on Kubernetes ecosystem and all the capabilities needed to support it.

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