Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX

Containers are cool, but how do you secure them?

Merlin Glynn (VMware)
1:55pm2:25pm Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Location: Ballroom G
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)

As container proliferation accelerates, threat surfaces increase, and new security concerns emerge as applications go into production. Merlin Glynn explores some of the headaches of running secure container workloads at scale and shares methods for addressing key challenges.

Topics include:

  • Federated identity and access management for the whole stack
  • Distributed network security policy for container workloads
  • Security as code in the pipeline
This session is sponsored by VMware.
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Merlin Glynn


Merlin Glynn is a senior technical product manager at VMware, where he helps customers architect and deploy cloud-native applications. Merlin has been building complex environments as an architect for over 20 years, focusing on solutions for large enterprises and the academic and scientific community. Previously, he architected some of the world’s largest supercomputers at IBM, which were regularly listed on the TOP500 list, and, at Pivotal, designed many next-generation Cloud Foundry platforms for key enterprise customers. Merlin is a certified AWS Solutions Architect. He enjoys volunteering for charities.