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How to provide secure access to your databases and other services for your applications and your support teams.

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You will learn the following:

  • How to provide dynamic short-lived database credentials for your applications with Vault.
  • How to enable human access to databases and servers without the need for bastion server or public endpoints using Boundary Moving fast and staying agile are two core principles of modern application development.

To achieve these, you need to be in control of the entire lifecycle of your application, including any dependent infrastructure.

Using the tools Vault and Boundary created by HashiCorp, this talk teaches you two simple zero-trust principles regarding the security of your application's datastore.

Nic will explain and demonstrate the principles of strong secrets management and show how support staff can securely access and support systems.

About the speaker

Nic Jackson

Nic works as a developer advocate at HashiCorp and is a published author. He is writing a book on Service Mesh Patterns for O'Reilly, due to be published later this year.

Nic has over 25 years of industry experience and loves teaching and sharing his experience building distributed systems. He is also the co-creator of Jumppad.dev, an opensource tool for creating local development environments.

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This event is brought to you by: BCS DevSecOps specialist group

Hybrid event: Secure and Repeatable Deployments through Strong Secrets Management
Date and time
Wednesday 27 September, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
Ground Floor, 25 Copthall Avenue
This event is sold out