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Friday, October 15 • 11:55am - 12:30pm
AuthN and AuthZ at Cruise: Crawl, Walk, Run - James Barclay & Roman Porter, Cruise

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Authentication and authorization are crucial to achieving a zero trust security model. But how do you apply them to your organization in a simple and digestible way? Do you prescribe each engineering team what to do and give them the tools to do it? Do you enforce it globally? Our approach to handling authentication and authorization within our Kubernetes clusters at Cruise has matured over the years, and we’d like to take you through the history, challenges, and (what we think are) unique solutions to these problems at our scale.

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James Barclay

Senior Manager, Security Engineering, Cruise
Hello, my name is James Barclay. I lead the Platform Security team at Cruise. Before that I was a security researcher at Duo Labs. Some topics that I'm interested in are authentication, authorization, identity standards, applied cryptography, service mesh, MFA, hardware authenticators... Read More →

Roman Porter

Staff Security Engineer, Cruise

Friday October 15, 2021 11:55am - 12:30pm PDT
Room 408 AB + Online