Build Systems that Drive Business
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Cynthia Thomas

Cynthia Thomas
Networking Specialist, Google


Cynthia Thomas is a Networking Specialist at Google Cloud. She has spent 10+ years in the networking industry, most recently with open source cloud and networking solutions. Cynthia has been an advocate of open source technologies while working on cloud-related technologies for the last 5 years. She is a frequent speaker at conferences, including DevOpsDays, DockerCon, Kubernetes meetups, and OpenStack events.


4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: LL21 E/F Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics: Resilient, Performant & Secure Distributed Systems
Cynthia Thomas (Google)
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Modern microservices architectures (like those run on Kubernetes) need modern security solutions to provide least-privilege security. Cynthia Thomas outlines traditional firewall methods and details the evolution of the distributed security model to enforce least privilege for microservices. Read more.