Seattle, WA
December 10–13, 2018
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Thursday, December 13 • 3:40pm - 4:15pm
Is Istio the Most Next Gen Next Gen Firewall Ever Created? - John Morello, Twistlock

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Istio is emerging as a popular service mesh layer for cloud native apps and it delivers a variety of great features for devops scenarios. While security is one of its core tenets, Istio has far more potential than simply providing a secure wire transport between services. Its deep knowledge of the application layer, awareness of service concepts, and integrated service authentication mechanisms make it well suited for not just encrypting traffic flows but enforcing a least privilege connectivity model.

In this session, we’ll talk about how putting all these capabilities together can result in a truly Next Gen NGFW that’s not just optimized for cloud native scenarios, but actually delivers better security because of them.

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John Morello

CTO, Twistlock
In his day to day role as CTO of Twistlock, John Morello blends his CISO pedigree with a prescient view of the future of enterprise cloud technologies. Instead of seeing containers and cloud infrastructure as inherently less secure, John viewed the unique technology of containers... Read More →

Thursday December 13, 2018 3:40pm - 4:15pm
Ballroom 6E