With over 15 years’ experience in security research and engineering - Tal possesses an unprecedented understanding of the Application and Serverless Security landscape. Most recently Tal co-founded CloudEssence, a cloud-native security technology company that enables organisations to extend security observability to applications developed in cloud-native architectures. CloudEssence was acquired by Contrast Security in 2020. Previous to CloudEssence, Tal was head of security research at Protego Labs, a Serverless security start-up that was acquired by Check Point.
Tal currently leads Contrast Security’s new innovation centre in Israel and teaches at the cybersecurity master’s program at Quinnipiac University. He is also an AWS Community builder and an OWASP leader, where he evangelizes serverless security to the community, leads several Open-Source projects including OWASP Serverless Security Top 10 and trained hundreds of developers and security teams around the world.
Room: postwagon-3 - In moving to serverless, we shift some security responsibilities to the infrastructure provider by eliminating the need to manage servers. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean we’re entirely absolved of all security duties. Read more
Room: werkwagen - Serverless technology eliminates the need for development teams to provision servers, and it also results in some security threats being passed to the cloud provider. This frees up the developers to concentrate on building logic and producing value quickly. Read more