OPENSEC: THE STATE OF OPEN SOURCE CYBER SECURITY - LIAM RANDALL

Liam Randall (@Hectaman) is the Senior Director of Software Engineering at Capital One and the Founder and CEO of Critical Stack, a sensor delivery network. Liam’s keynote presentation gives a detailed overview of the state of open source cyber security.

Being a security professional himself, Liam’s presentation is incredibly insightful in terms of approaching the problems currently facing the cybersecurity space as a security professional, and what open source projects can do to not only help companies, but also help themselves stay one step ahead of attackers. Perhaps the most significant takeaway from Liam’s talk is the importance of application delivery within organizations, and how the use of containers, which provide modular and isolated application delivery along with backwards compatibility.

Liam delves into great detail about certain open source projects, especially the Mitre attack framework, making this talk relevant for anyone interested in cybersecurity. He also understands that agility is critical, as it drives organizations towards responding rapidly in an advanced environment, providing valuable business insight as well.