Presentation: Securing Serverless – By Breaking In

Track: Going Serverless

Location: Ballroom A

Duration: 11:50am - 12:40pm

Day of week: Wednesday

Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Persona: Architect, Backend Developer, Developer, Security Professional

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Serverless rocks the security boat. Ad-hoc servers we don’t manage rids us of certain security concerns, while the proliferation of cheap micro services raises others. In this talk, we’ll experience these security concerns live. We’ll break into a vulnerable Serverless application and exploit multiple weaknesses, helping you better understand the mistakes you can make, their implications, and how you can avoid them.

Speaker: Guy Podjarny


Guy Podjarny (@guypod) is a cofounder at, focusing on open source and cloud security. Guy was previously CTO at Akamai following their acquisition of his startup,, and worked on the first web app firewall & security code analyzer. Guy is a frequent conference speaker, the author of "Responsive & Fast”, “High Performance Images” and the upcoming “Securing Open Source Code”.

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