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

Tim Mackey
Principal Security Strategist, Synopsys

Website | @TimInTech

Tim Mackey is a principal security strategist with the Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center (CyRC). He joined Synopsys as part of the Black Duck Software acquisition where he worked to bring integrated security scanning technology to Red Hat OpenShift and the Kubernetes container orchestration platforms.

Within his role at Synopsys, he engages with various technical and business communities to understand how application security is evolving with ever-expanding attack surfaces and increasingly sophisticated threats. He specializes in container security, virtualization, cloud technologies, distributed systems engineering and large-scale data center operations. Tim takes the lessons learned from his day-to-day work and discusses them at industry leading conferences such as RSA, OSCON, Open Source Summit, KubeCon, Interop, CA World, Container World, DevSecCon, DevOps Days, DockerCon, and the IoT Summit.

An advocate and thought leader in the Open Source community, Tim often discusses the benefits Open Source development increasingly plays in modern software development and deployment. He educates organizations seeking to understand how their consumption of Open Source software impacts the overall security of the products and services they provide.


3:25pm3:50pm Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Location: Ballroom G
Tim Mackey (Synopsys)
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Container deployments are based on trust—we trust our applications, developers, and infrastructure to be secure and confidently deploy microservices. But what happens when trust is broken? Tim Mackey explores the nature of data center threats and shares measures you can take to proactively identify risks. Read more.