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Everything You Wanted to Know about Securing the Software Supply Chain but Were Afraid to Ask

Date: Mar 10, 20229:00AM PST (UTC-8) Compliance & Security

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Sponsored by Cloudsmith

From the history of supply chain security threats to security development and deployment we will cover everything you’ve always wanted to know about the software supply chain but were afraid to ask. Join Dan Lorenc, Founder/CEO, Chainguard, Paddy Carey, Senior Staff Engineer, Cloudsmith,  Adil Leghari, Solutions Architect Manager, Cloudsmith and Dan McKinney, Developer Relations, Cloudsmith, for a fireside chat covering your most burning questions:

  • What got us here? Types of attacks – availability, dependencies, development tools, and more.
  • What’s being done? A look at OSS projects and initiatives that were born out of the SSC security need.
  • Why is this a hard problem? Software supply chain challenges and considerations
  • What are we doing, and how can you help? What have Cloudsmith & ChainGuard been working on to make these issues easier to tackle, and what you and your organization can do to help.


Speakers

Paddy Carey, Senior Staff Engineer, Cloudsmith
With over ten years of experience in the world of engineering, Paddy is currently a Senior Staff Engineer at Cloudsmith, where he is leading the platform team, helping Cloudsmith’s service scale, with a focus on resilience and security. Paddy’s experience includes engineering and leadership roles at ShopKeep, Auth0, and rehabstudio.

Paddy is also actively involved in the local Belfast tech community, giving regular talks at conferences and meetups. Paddy has previously helped run and organize several local meetup groups such as PyBelfast, Belfast Gophers, and BelfastJS, among others.

When he’s not arguing with computers or trying to get to the bottom of the latest cloud infrastructure mystery, you can find Paddy spending time with his two young children or attempting to improve his cooking skills. Paddy is also the resident Star Trek expert at Cloudsmith.

 

Adil Leghari, Solutions Architect Manager, Cloudsmith
Adil is a 15+-year SysAdmin that is passionate about Automation. He’s also an active member of the PowerShell DevOps/Automation Community for the past 5 years, which is prominent in his passionate energy for problem-solving and helping others. He is a co-founder of the Pacific Northwest PowerShell User Group and a co-host of BridgeConf. As well, he has the specialized experience of spending the past 3 years in the Package Management space, as a Senior Solutions Engineer for Chocolatey Software.

When not talking your ear off about PowerShell and Packaging, Adil enjoys nerding out on Open Source, tech gadgets (especially travel ones), stickers, graphic design, audio/video production, and snowboarding.

 

Dan Lorenc, Founder/CEO, Chainguard
Dan has been working on and worrying about containers since 2015 as an engineer and manager.

He started projects like Minikube, Skaffold, and Kaniko to make containers easy and fun, then got so worried about the state of OSS supply-chains he partnered up with Kim and others to found the Tekton and Sigstore projects to make it easier to build and use containers securely; as well as SLSA to create a common language for software security and supply chain integrity. He has been involved with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, chaired the Continuous Delivery Foundation technical oversight committee, and sits on the governing board and technical advisory committee for the Open Source Security Foundation.

Dan founded Chainguard in 2021 with the mission to “make the software supply chains secure by default”.

 

Dan McKinney, Developer Relations, Cloudsmith
With over 10 years in the world of engineering, Dan currently leads Developer Relations at Cloudsmith. Bridging the gap between customer success, engineering, and marketing, Dan is incredibly passionate about helping people and organizations implement and adopt technologies that secure their software supply chain.

In addition to Developer Relations, Dan is also the voice and creator behind Cloudsmith’s YouTube tutorials, guides, and the key writer behind all blogs and documentation.

Fun fact: Dan is also a professional DJ with over 2,000 gigs under his belt alongside some of the biggest names in the industry.

 

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