Kubernetes is a powerful and highly configurable tool, but by default it’s extremely insecure. In this live hacking session, I’ll show how an attacker can expand the blast radius of an application exploit through to control of the entire cluster whilst demonstrating the misconfigurations which allow this to occur and showing how you can avoid these scenarios in the real world.
Matt has spent more than 15 years building products and services around open source software, on everything from embedded devices to large scale distributed systems. Most recently he has been focused on the open cloud infrastructure space, and in emerging patterns for cloud native applications. Matt is a regular speaker at conferences across the world, including Open Infrastructure Summit, FOSDEM and All Things Open, a past winner of the OpenStack Outstanding Community Contributor award, and in 2021 was named one of the Top 100 influencers in Open Technologies in the UK. Matt is also a board director of OpenUK, and the founder of Cloud Native Manchester and Cloud Natives UK.