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Monday, October 11 • 9:00am - Friday, October 15 • 6:00pm
Virtual: A Crash Course in mTLS and Authorization for Kubernetes with Linkerd - William Morgan, Buoyant

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mTLS (mutual TLS) and policy are two hot topics in the Kubernetes world. In this 10-minute crash course, Linkerd creator William Morgan will teach you 90% of what you need to know about these two security concepts. He'll walk you through what mTLS is, how it works, and how to build authorization policy on top of it. He'll show you how to get mTLS and authz policy in about 5 minutes using Linkerd, the CNCF's flagship service mesh, and point out some common pitfalls and gotchas to avoid.

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William Morgan

CEO, Buoyant
William Morgan is the CEO of Buoyant, creators of Linkerd. Prior to founding Buoyant, he was an infrastructure engineer at Twitter, where he ran several teams building on product-facing backend infrastructure. He has worked at Powerset, Microsoft, adap.tv, and MITRE Corp, and has been contributing to open source for over 20 years... Read More →

Monday October 11, 2021 9:00am - Friday October 15, 2021 6:00pm PDT