Session:CI/CD Pipelines for DevSecOps with Hybrid Cloud
Leveraging CI / CD pipelines, enterprises want to be able to automate in a hybrid world, with some on-premise and public cloud automation. Both enterprise and Department of Defense tech teams are facing a huge challenge as more and more IT infrastructure is moved to the cloud and made fully automated. The days of manual deployments of infrastructure are ending fast, and IT teams need automation tools to move to the modernization of IT becoming code including infrastructure and security. The key is to have the flexibility to have developers be able to wear the DevOps engineer hat with a platform they can use to create CI / CD pipelines that easily use DevOps tools to create integrations into ticketing systems, run security remediation playbooks, deploy Kubernetes with a security benchmark, and even harden on-premise sensors.
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Michael Fraser is currently Co-Founder | CEO | Chief Architect at Refactr, Inc, a firm he co-founded in 2017. Michael also worked at Optiv and Fishtech as a Cloud Security Solutions Architect for many Fortune 100 companies. Starting his career in the United States Air Force in cybersecurity, Michael left after 9 years to become an expert in DevSecOps and security automation. Michael has published many feature articles including in Redmond Channel Partners, featured on the cover of Channel Pro Magazine and has presented at numerous industry events, including: CRN, various Microsoft events, RedHat AnsibleFest, DevOps Days, and All Day DevOps . Academically, Michael earned a Master of Computer Science at Seattle University in June 2019 and is also is an adjunct professor at Seattle Central College, teaching courses in Cloud, Cybersecurity and DevOps. Michael is an avid snowboarder and loves Crossfit. Finally, Michael aspires to be the world’s coolest dad for his 5 year old autistic daughter, and in his spare time creating an Augmented Reality app to help autistic children communication better in social situations.