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Sunday, February 7 • 09:50 - 10:30
Security for the Cloud with SCAP

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SCAP is a set of specifications related to security compliance. The primary use-case is to ensure a system is configured according to a predefined policy. It is heavily used in government, defense and finance industries.

In this talk we will explore how to use SCAP in the cloud-age to do security compliance of virtual machines and containers. We will start by installing the tools and preparing the SCAP content. Then we will proceed to scan a virtual machine for compliance, further refining the content. After that we will explore how to scan containers.

In the last segment we will discuss how to get content suitable for your infrastructure. We will explore sources of content and talk about customization options.


Jan Lieskovsky

Software Engineer, Red Hat
SCAP, compliance, security audits
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Martin Preisler

Sr. Software Engineer, Red Hat, Inc., Red Hat
Martin Preisler works as a Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. He is working in the Security Technologies team, focusing on security compliance using Security Content Automation Protocol. He is the principal author of SCAP Workbench, a frequent contributor to OpenSCAP and SCAP Security... Read More →

Sunday February 7, 2016 09:50 - 10:30 CET
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