Learn all about Kubernetes, its possible misconfigurations and vulnerabilities, and how it applies to cloud security on today’s episode, featuring Michael Foster, a Cloud Native Advocate at StackRox. Michael discusses intrinsic Kubernetes security issues compared with those that come from improper use, the work of a Cloud Security Advocate, his time in the Chicago Cubs and more.
2:03 Getting started in tech
4:09 From Cubs to security
8:10 What is Kubernetes?
10:45 Kubernetes issues & CNCF roadmap
14:50 Types of vulnerabilities
19:10 Kubernetes checklist and wishlist
23:30 Role and duties at StackRox
25:30 Cloud security skills & careers
31:30 Future of Kubernetes
33:28 What is StackRox?
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Michael Foster is a passionate tech enthusiast and open-source advocate with a multidisciplinary background. As a Cloud Native Advocate at StackRox, Michael understands the importance of building an inclusive community. Michael embraces all forms of automation, focusing on Kubernetes security, DevOps, and infrastructure as code. He is continually working to bridge the gap between tech and business and focus on sustainable solutions.
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