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How security is disrupting DevOps? (DevSecOps done properly)

Due to the limited number of seats, PLEASE register here for your FREE ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/how-security-is-disrupting-devops-devsecops-done-properly-tickets-31730882925  

Agenda: (Please arrive before 5.45 to start on time)

5.45 – 6.00pm – Food and drinks will be served 
6.00 – 8:00pm – Presentations & demo  

Talk I
Michael McKinnon, Sense of Security

With the rise of the DevOps movement, a chasm has emerged as it becomes evident that super fast and continuous software development and deployment is marginalising “traditional” security expertise, knowledge, and best practice. Security processes need to catch-up with this disruption, and fast – starting with the need for robust monitoring of environments and continuous scanning of vulnerabilities.

About Michael McKinnon:

Michael joined Sense of Security in 2016 and has been working in the ICT industry for over 20 years, with 15 years experience in the IT security industry. Prior to joining Sense of Security, Michael was Global Security Awareness Director for AVG Technologies. He is a frequent media spokesperson and has been a member of the steering group committee for the Australian Government’s Stay Smart Online initiative.

Michael is passionate about leveraging the best technology for business growth and protecting Australian businesses. 

Talk II / Demo 
Tim Bradey, Mathew Flannery & Michael Kennedy, Strut Digital

With the term ‘DevSecOps’ being this season marketing buzzword, certain items need to be addressed to bring this fade into realisation within our Agile DevOps automated world.

As in all aspects of security, vigilance, a thirst for knowledge and understanding of the tools is needed otherwise, as we will demonstrate, a platform can be breached and pivoted with relative ease.  We will demonstrate an approach, in an automated deployment, on how to fit within a security framework, recognise a security issue, and rectify it quickly.

About Tim Bradey:

Tim has been with Strut since its founding in 2014 and has been leading the professional services and consulting team ever since. He has more than 16 years experience as a technical lead in local and multinational companies. Tim has a proven track record of delivering large-scale projects for large scale clients. He leads various project teams at any point in time across several of our clients and oversees the implementation of multiple projects. As often these projects are for Enterprise clients, security is always high on the agenda. He believes that we should automate all of the things, including security.

About Michael Kennedy:

Michael joined Strut Digital in 2016 and has been working in the ICT industry for over 20 years. Michael has worked throughout many different fields and industry verticals ranging from Telco, Satellite Media, Baseband and Broadband Delivery, Financial/Banking from both vendor and customer entities for public, private and Government sectors.  Throughout his years, in Pre-Sales, Post-Sales and Professional Services, his focus has been to understand all the technologies that form what we know as the internet today – Cloud, Hybrid and Private – and in understanding them, how to secure them.  As a senior team member of Strut Michael is responsible for the introduction of Strut’s Security Portfolio.

About Matt Flannery

Matt joined Strut Digital in 2016 and has brought along with him much versatility, drawing from experience within various industries including Payment Card & Ticketing, Telecommunications, RF & Broadband and a multitude of freelance work across Social Media, Marketing, Financial and various other sectors. Matt is an innovative, creative and skilled young Engineer whom has a focus on delivering hyper secure platforms and striving to make the internet a safer place.

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3#DiTMeetup: Serverless Architecture at Scale

Due to the limited number of seats, PLEASE register here for your FREE ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ditmeetup-serverless-architecture-at-scale-tickets-32422648013

Hey Disruptors, 

Here is a short teaser about our next #Serverless Meetup?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cfo_tyLcgSo

Agenda: (Please arrive before 6 PM to start on time)

6.00 PM – Start
6.00 PM – 6.30 PM – Session 1
6.30 PM – 6.45 PM – Break
6.45 PM – 7:30 PM – Session 2
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Networking

Talk I

Elliot Spira, GorillaStack

Elliot will present best practices in architecting Serverless solutions – all the right abstractions in all the right places.

About Elliot Spira

Elliott is co-founder & CTO of GorillaStack, helping businesses do more in the cloud with automation.

Talk II / Demo

Dave Clark, Clark Youngman

Dave will provide an overview of popular Serverless use cases and demonstrate live coding and deployment to Function as a Service (FaaS) platforms.
He will cover examples using AWS Lambda and Azure Functions leveraging a variety of additional services then facilitate a wider conversation about Serverless architecture amongst attendees.

About Dave Clark

Dave is a familiar face within the Sydney tech community as an active speaker and co-organizer of several business/technical user groups. He is Principal Consultant for Clark Youngman as well as a programming instructor for Zend Technologies.

Cheers,

Strut Digital Team
www.strutdigital.com

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How security is disrupting DevOps? (DevSecOps done properly)

Due to the limited number of seats, PLEASE register here for your FREE ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/how-security-is-disrupting-devops-devsecops-done-properly-tickets-31730882925  

Agenda: (Please arrive before 5.45 to start on time)

5.45 – 6.00pm – Food and drinks will be served (Thanks to Genesis Recruitment) 
6.00 – 8:00pm – Presentations & demo  

Talk I
Michael McKinnon, Sense of Security

With the rise of the DevOps movement, a chasm has emerged as it becomes evident that super fast and continuous software development and deployment is marginalising “traditional” security expertise, knowledge, and best practice. Security processes need to catch-up with this disruption, and fast – starting with the need for robust monitoring of environments and continuous scanning of vulnerabilities.

About Michael McKinnon:

Michael joined Sense of Security in 2016 and has been working in the ICT industry for over 20 years, with 15 years experience in the IT security industry. Prior to joining Sense of Security, Michael was Global Security Awareness Director for AVG Technologies. He is a frequent media spokesperson and has been a member of the steering group committee for the Australian Government’s Stay Smart Online initiative.

Michael is passionate about leveraging the best technology for business growth and protecting Australian businesses. 

Talk II / Demo 
Tim Bradey, Mathew Flannery & Michael Kennedy, Strut Digital

With the term ‘DevSecOps’ being this season marketing buzzword, certain items need to be addressed to bring this fade into realisation within our Agile DevOps automated world.

As in all aspects of security, vigilance, a thirst for knowledge and understanding of the tools is needed otherwise, as we will demonstrate, a platform can be breached and pivoted with relative ease.  We will demonstrate an approach, in an automated deployment, on how to fit within a security framework, recognise a security issue, and rectify it quickly.

About Tim Bradey:

Tim has been with Strut since its founding in 2014 and has been leading the professional services and consulting team ever since. He has more than 16 years experience as a technical lead in local and multinational companies. Tim has a proven track record of delivering large-scale projects for large scale clients. He leads various project teams at any point in time across several of our clients and oversees the implementation of multiple projects. As often these projects are for Enterprise clients, security is always high on the agenda. He believes that we should automate all of the things, including security.

About Michael Kennedy:

Michael joined Strut Digital in 2016 and has been working in the ICT industry for over 20 years. Michael has worked throughout many different fields and industry verticals ranging from Telco, Satellite Media, Baseband and Broadband Delivery, Financial/Banking from both vendor and customer entities for public, private and Government sectors.  Throughout his years, in Pre-Sales, Post-Sales and Professional Services, his focus has been to understand all the technologies that form what we know as the internet today – Cloud, Hybrid and Private – and in understanding them, how to secure them.  As a senior team member of Strut Michael is responsible for the introduction of Strut’s Security Portfolio.

About Matt Flannery

Matt joined Strut Digital in 2016 and has brought along with him much versatility, drawing from experience within various industries including Payment Card & Ticketing, Telecommunications, RF & Broadband and a multitude of freelance work across Social Media, Marketing, Financial and various other sectors. Matt is an innovative, creative and skilled young Engineer whom has a focus on delivering hyper secure platforms and striving to make the internet a safer place.

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Monthly Meetup: Save the date!

Let’s discuss technology without filters.

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Internet of Things (IoT) - device integration with cloud services

The Internet of Things (IoT) changing the way businesses all over the world operate, grow and satisfy their customers. IoT connects machines, devices and objects to the internet, turning them into ‘intelligent’ assets that communicate with the world around them. This technology opens a range of exciting possibilities for businesses regarding how they operate, how they grow, and how they can provide superior customer experience.

In this debate representatives from Vodafone (Sadin Nurkic and Leticia Jennings) identify the biggest IoT challenges and solutions in conjunction to their M2M/IoT technology. A the same time David Cheal (Strut Digital) and Andreas Wasita (Microsoft) share their extensive experience & knowledge related to AWS and Azure IoT Platforms, security issues, cloud connectivity and many more.

After that, David Goad will share his knowledge and expertise & research he has done on IoT and cyber security.

About David Cheal:

David Cheal founded Strut Digital in 2014 after more than 20 years in the technology game. He has been the technical lead for a range of progressive companies who rely on technology to deliver business outcomes. As an experienced AWS solutions architect, David has spent years perfecting rapid deployment of cloud solutions in large-scale environments. David is a straight shooter with a unique ability to find practical technology solutions to just about any business challenge. David believes in delivering value for clients, and loves coding.

About Andreas Wasita:

Andreas is an architect with over 10 years of experience working across financial services, higher education and energy & mining industry. Andreas excels on designing solutions using cloud computing technology (Microsoft Azure, AWS, Docker and System Center), also knows how to increase the cybersecurity posture using practical defence. 

Andreas has broad information technology consulting experience and appreciation for how business strategies are enabled by ICT. He has global experience in a senior architecture role (Group CTO) for global investment bank and global insurance company during his time at PwC.

About David Goad: 

David has a unique combination of practical experience in IaaS, SaaS and cloud based services businesses managing large high performance teams in various business fields. 

Cyber security methodology, tools and techniques related to IOT, as demonstrated by the Literature Survey in this paper, are in their infancy and need to move quickly to catch up with existing and new threats. 

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