MEDIA ALERT: Sysdig to Showcase the Sysdig Secure DevOps Platform at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019

OCTOBER 23, 2019


Company converges security and visibility so enterprises can confidently run cloud-native workloads in production

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 23, 2019 – KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019 – Sysdig, Inc., the secure DevOps leader, will have a major presence at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2019, Nov. 18-21 in San Diego, including exhibiting the Sysdig Secure DevOps Platform. Sysdig, a platinum-level sponsor at KubeCon, will be at booth P33 hosting theater presentations and demonstrations, along with conducting speaking sessions in related venues throughout the week. On Nov. 18, Sysdig will be participating in SIG Security’s Cloud Native Security Day as a diamond-level sponsor, with a focus on making Kubernetes a more secure platform. Enterprises are using the Sysdig platform to embed cloud-native security, maximize availability, and validate compliance. The Sysdig team, including Sysdig’s open source engineers, CEO Suresh Vasudevan, and CTO and founder Loris Degioanni will be leading talks and participating in events throughout the week to showcase the Sysdig platform and the CNCF project, Falco.

As organizations move applications to production, DevOps teams are taking ownership for security and compliance, as well as application performance and availability. The Sysdig Secure DevOps Platform enables companies to run cloud-native workloads in production. By validating security policies and configurations during the build process, teams are speeding application deployment. Cloud teams can deliver the performance and availability users expect using Sysdig’s context-based monitoring and troubleshooting. Kubernetes-native controls within Sysdig stops threats at runtime without impacting performance. The Sysdig platform uses a single source of truth to accelerate incident response and streamlines compliance. Sysdig is built on an open source foundation, with the scale, performance, and usability enterprises demand.

Demonstrations from Kubernetes experts at the Sysdig Booth #P33
Scheduled booth presenters include:
  • Kris Nova, Sysdig Chief Open Source Advocate

  • Steve Royce, Steelcase Manager, DevOps

  • Varun Korrapati, Steelcase DevOps Architect

  • Lorenzo Fontana, Sysdig Open Source Engineer

In addition to the Sysdig booth demonstrations, company experts will be available to discuss Sysdig’s soon-to-be-announced new product releases, both open source and commercial.

Sysdig-led talks

What: Cloud-Native Rejekts NA ‘19
Topic: The Bypass of Kubernetes Network Policy 
Who: Kaizhe Huang, Sysdig Security Researcher
When: Nov. 17, 5PM start
Where: Room 2, The San Diego History Center

What: KubeCon session
Topic: Building Reusable DevSecOps Pipelines on a Secure Kubernetes Platform
Who: Michael Ducy, Sysdig Director of Open Source
Steven Terrana, Booz Allen Hamilton Lead Technologist
When: Nov. 19, 10:55AM – 11:30AM PT
Where: At KubeCon, location tbd

What: KubeCon session
Topic: Cloud Native Runtime Security with Falco
Who: Kris Nova, Sysdig Chief Open Source Advocate
Abhinav Srivastava, VP and Head of Information Security
When: Nov. 21, 2:25PM – 3:55PM PT
Where: At KubeCon, location tbd

The KubeCon schedule will be updated with locations in November.

Zero-Day sponsored activities

Cloud Native Security Day – Diamond Sponsor
What: Hosted by the SIG Security, Cloud Native Security Day offers a full day of panels and keynotes focused on sharing cloud-native security knowledge and collaborating on innovative security approaches.
When: Nov. 18, 8:00AM – 5:00PM PT
Where: San Diego Convention Center
Note: Additional KubeCon registration is required.

Kubernetes Contributor Summit
Topic: How to Triage Issues and Save the Community from Flat Lining
Who: Cody Crudgington, Sysdig Manager of Professional Services
When: Nov. 18, 9:30AM – 9:55AM PT
Where: Pacific Ballroom, Marriott Marquis San Diego

KubeSec Enterprise Summit at KubeCon
Topic: Kernel Security in Kubernetes with eBPF
Who: Kris Nova, Sysdig Chief Open Source Advocate
When: Nov. 18, timing tbd
Where: Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter
Note: Additional KubeCon registration is required.


What: KubeHunt @ KubeCon
Visit Sysdig, Red Hat, and other sponsors during a social media scavenger hunt in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.
When: Nov. 18, 5:30PM PT start
How to participate: Pre-register now!

Places you can find Sysdig at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon

Book signing: Linux Observability with BPF: Advanced Programming for Performance Analysis and Networking
At the beginning of 2019, Sysdig announced that the Sysdig platform and open source technologies leverage extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) as an alternative instrumentation for container-optimized Linux platforms. Lorenzo’s book provides a great ‘101’ on eBPF, along with several use cases, including Sysdig.
Who: Lorenzo Fontana, Author and Sysdig Open Source Engineer
When: After lunch on Nov. 19, 20, and 21
How to participate: Visit the Sysdig booth to get a free autographed copy of the first practical guide on eBPF and BPF.

What: Webinar, Kubernetes is picking up speed. Do you have a security game plan?
Join Sysdig for practical advice on what security functions enterprises are integrating into DevOps workflows and real-world examples of how cloud teams are using tools to secure Kubernetes in production. Walk away with the checklist you need to create a secure Kubernetes environment.
When: Nov. 21, 1:00PM – 1:45PM PT
How to participate: Register today!

Sysdig is proven to provide:

  • 45 percent faster identification of issues.
  • 48 percent faster issue resolution through troubleshooting and forensics.
  • 39 percent reduction in unplanned downtime.
  • 65 percent in productivity gained back from reduced application degradation.

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About Sysdig In the cloud, every second counts. Attacks move at warp speed, and security teams must protect the business without slowing it down. Sysdig stops cloud attacks in real time, instantly detecting changes in risk with runtime insights and open source Falco. Sysdig, rated #1 for CSPM in the Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of a Customer” report, correlates signals across cloud workloads, identities, and services to uncover hidden attack paths and prioritize real risk. From prevention to defense, Sysdig helps enterprises focus on what matters: innovation.

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