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Presentation: Reducing Risk of Credential Compromise @Netflix

Track: Security: Lessons Attacking & Defending

Location: Pacific DEKJ

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Wednesday

Level: Intermediate

Persona: Security Professional

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Abstract

Building a secure system is like constructing a good pizza – each individual layer adds flavor that ultimately builds to the perfect bite. At Netflix we have hand-crafted ingredients that by themself are scrumptious, but when placed together strategically on the crust (read: cloud), constructs a pizza so large that any pizza lover (read: attacker) would be challenged to finish.  Attendees will learn the secret to the sauce that is Netflix Infrastructure Security, be equipped to start baking pizza in their own kitchen, and leave satisfied.

Speaker: William Bengtson

Security Researcher, Leader, Advisor @Netflix

Will Bengtson is senior security engineer at Netflix focused on security operations and tooling. Prior to Netflix, Bengtson led security at a healthcare data analytics startup, consulted across various industries in the private sector, and spent many years in the Department of Defense. Bengtson is on the BSidesSF and Bay Area OWASP leadership team. Bengtson contributes to numerous open source projects and has spoken on topics of security across the world.

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Speaker: Travis McPeak

Sr. Cloud Security Engineer @Netflix

Travis is a Senior Cloud Security Engineer at Netflix. He enjoys applying automation to solving complex problems that can’t be addressed manually. Travis is currently the OWASP Bay Area chapter lead and a core developer of several open-source security tools including Bandit and Repokid. In the past he has led several initiatives on the OpenStack Security Team and was a founding member of the Cloud Foundry Security Team. When not geeking out on security he enjoys traveling and quality beer and food.

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