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November 17, 2020
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Tuesday, November 17 • 4:00pm - 4:10pm
Hardware Backed Security For Multitenancy at the Edge with SPIFFE & PARSEC - Paul Howard, Arm & Andres Vega, VMware

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Three powerful CNCF projects come together in this session, which focuses on how cloud-native workloads can access the best hardware security facilities of any platform in a way that is portable, convenient to consume, and which scales to multiple workloads.  SPIFFE, the Secure Production Identity Framework for Everyone, alongside its production-grade implementation project SPIRE, are both now incubation projects within CNCF.  Parsec (CNCF sandbox) is the Platform Abstraction for Security: a simple and portable way to access platform facilities for key management and cryptography on any hardware in any programming language. But Parsec is so much more than just an API shim. It also provides key management and access control based on the identities of workloads, keeping their secure assets separate.  This session will show how Parsec can be combined with SPIFFE and SPIRE to provide a key management service based on attested workload identities,

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Andres Vega

VP of Operations, North America, ControlPlane
Andrés Vega is VP of Operations, North America at ControlPlane focused on helping global banks develop new online capabilities while meeting compliance objectives with a zero trust, continuous security approach. Previously, Andres was the Head of Product Management for Security... Read More →
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Paul Howard

Principal System Solutions Architect, Arm
Paul has been a solutions architect at Arm since November 2018, having previously held software engineering positions at companies including Citrix and Global Graphics. He is a graduate of Aston University and is currently based in Cambridge, UK. Paul is a maintainer of the Parsec... Read More →

Tuesday November 17, 2020 4:00pm - 4:10pm EST