EMEA Security Symposium




Join the EMEA Security Symposium, where cybersecurity professionals can learn and network alongside Red Hat security experts, partners, and industry peers. No one can solve IT security issues alone. Solving problems together as a community is the future of technology.



The EMEA Security Symposium is a half-day event with industry experts covering the latest upstream and enterprise security developments. Attendees will network and collaborate with peers and Red Hat engineers to discuss security challenges open source organizations face.

Virtual event discussion topics will include:

  • Security Compliance the Open Source Way
  • Security Automation
  • Container security
  • Red Hat Openshift Dedicated Security
  • DevOps Security



IT business leaders, security professionals, operations professionals, and application developers who are focused on securing their organization’s infrastructure and applications.



10:00 - 10:35KEYNOTE: Tackling Security in the World of Containers and Hybrid Cloud
 In this keynote, we'll discuss some prescriptive steps you can take to tackle security successfully in the world of containers and hybrid cloud.
Mike Bursell, Chief Security Architect, Red Hat
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Security and Compliance Automation
10:40 - 11:05Security Compliance and Data Privacy the Open Source Way
 In this session, we’ll discuss the importance of security and privacy by design from both Policy and Technical advisors' viewpoints.
Dwayne Strange, Office of Technical Governance, Red Hat
Jamie Parker, Office of Technical Governance, Red Hat
11:05 - 11:50Improving Security and Compliance in Hybrid Cloud with Automation
 In this session, you will learn how a consistent automation strategy across the infrastructure operations, application, and security operations center can help improve security and compliance.
Lucy Kerner, Security Global Technical Evangelist and Strategist
Massimo Ferrari, Consulting Product Manager, Red Hat

10:35 - 11:15Implementing a Hybrid Cloud using Security & Compliance Automation
 The webinar will cover a myriad of Red Hat Technologies such as Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Red Hat Insights and introduce Red Hat Advanced Cluster Manager for Kubernetes.
Ted Brunell, Principal Solution Architect, Red Hat
Mike Epley, Principal Solutions Architect, Red Hat
11:15 - 11:50Achieving security and compliance in Red Hat Openshift Dedicated
 OpenShift Dedicated (OSD) offers IT organizations a way to consume OpenShift as a service, managed by Red Hat, running in the public cloud. OSD recently achieved SOC-2 certification as a secure cloud service, and continues to pursue additional security certifications.
Bill Montgomery, Senior Manager, OpenShift, Red Hat
11:50 - 12:40Open discussion panel - Securing your IT environments through open technology.
 Approaching DevSecOps is a journey that involves people, processes, and technologies working together to implement security and compliance within each layer of the application and infrastructure stack and life cycle—for both traditional and cloud-native environments. Listen to Paul Costall, Simon Cashmore and Mike Bursell during the discussion moderated by Massimo Ferrari about their experiences.
Massimo Ferrari, Consulting Product Manager, Ansible Security, Red Hat (moderator)
Mike Bursell, Chief Security Architect, Red Hat
Paul Costall, Head of Application Engineering Services, BP
Simon Cashmore, Distinguished Engineer / Director - UK Regional Head of Middleware | Head of PaaS Middleware Engineering, Barclays Bank
Dirk Herrmann, Manager of Systems Engineering, Palo Alto Networks
12:40 - 13:00Break
BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Containers and Kubernetes Security
13:00 - 13:30Securing a multi-tenant Kubernetes cluster with Red Hat
 In this session, Red Hat’s Kirsten Newcomer will identify the most common layers in a typical container deployment and discuss technologies and deployment patterns you can use to ensure strong multi-tenancy at each layer.
Kirsten Newcomer, OpenShift Product Management, Red Hat
13:30 - 14:00State of Container Security
 How to make containers more secure without requiring any user intervention. This session will cover a new feature we have been adding to Buildah, Podman, Skopeo and CRI-O to enhance container security.
Dan Walsh, Senior Distinguished Engineer, Red Hat
14:00 - 14:30DevOps Security, Monitoring & Compliance with OpenShift and Sysdig
 In this session, you’ll hear about the Falco open source project, use cases for security in Red Hat OpenShift, and see a real-world demo for securing your OpenShift environment without disrupting application deployments.
Eric Carter, Director of Product Marketing, Sysdig
Dave Meurer, Principal Solution Architect, Security Partners, Red Hat

13:00 - 13:40The security implications of running software in containers
 In this session we will cover the security implications of running software in containers.
Scott McCarty, Product Management, Containers, Red Hat Enterprise Linux & OpenShift, Red Hat
13:40 - 14:15Automating TLS provisioning with OpenShift Service Mesh
 In this session we will go through the importance of using mutual TLS (mTLS), including some nuances about its setup.
Brian "Red Beard" Harrington, Principal Product Manager, Istio/OpenShift service mesh, Red Hat
14:15 - 14:45Manage Secrets throughout DevSecOps with Red Hat and CyberArk
 Learn about the benefits of CyberArk's certified integrations with Red Hat OpenShift and Ansible which enable secrets to be centrally managed and Ansible Tower playbooks to securely and easily access the credentials they need to automate IT processes.
Uzi Ailon, VP DevOps, CyberArk
Dave Meurer, Principal Solutions Architect, Red Hat Security, ISV
14:45Event closes


Date: September 17, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (GMT+02:00) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

(Registration opens 30 minutes earlier)

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