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Tuesday, September 26 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
The Security Evolution of GRPC Services in the Mesh - Amim Knabben, VMware

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This presentation aims to explore the evolving surrounding of gRPC services intercommunication in the context of containers and inside service mesh. It will delve in the history and intricacies of securing communication, authentication, authorization and accounting within a modern distributed system architecture. This talk also emphasize the current crucial role of Istio in enhancing the security posture of gRPC services east-west traffic compared with older approaches, that includes default encryption, identity and access management, and secure service-to-service communication on service mesh without the complexity of sidecars usage.

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Amim Knabben

Senior Software Engineer, VMware
Software engineer with a focus on Cloud Native and Free and Open-Source Software, currently working at VMware as the Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Security and Windows tech lead. Amim has been contributing to the Kubernetes community since 2020 mainly on SIG-Network and SIG-Windows initiatives... Read More →

Tuesday September 26, 2023 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
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