Scaling Privileged Access for Modern Infrastructure: Real-World Insights
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A single-day dual-track user conference, where security professionals come together to discuss challenges surrounding infrastructure access, DevSecOps, and the scalable deployment of secure systems.

San Francisco, CA
October 25th, 2023

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The Teleport Connect Experience

Teleport Connect is a single-day dual-track user conference. This event is a chance for the Teleport community to get together and discuss the industry challenges surrounding Access, DevSecOps, and deploying secure systems at scale.

Alongside the conference, we'll be running a short interactive workshop for those interested in learning more about Teleport. Please add the workshop as an add-on to your ticket when you register.

Hosted at the historic Merchants Exchange Club, this is a unique opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate with others through a plethora of presentations, panels, office hours, demos and more!

After a day of presentations, we'll retreat to the ballroom for a happy hour.

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Our Speakers

Ankita Gupta (she/her)

The Roadmap to DevSecOps Adoption

Ankita Gupta (she/her)

Akto.io

Talk: This talk provides a comprehensive roadmap to adopting DevSecOps, highlighting the importance of infusing security practices right from the ideation stage through to deployment. Key takeaways: 1. Awareness and Education 2. Cultural Shift 3. Assess Current Security Posture 4. Integrate Security into Development 5. Integrate Security into CI/CD Pipeline 6. Secure the Infrastructure 7. Integrate Security into Deployment 8. Continuous Monitoring and Feedback 9. Measurement and Reporting...

Balachandra Shanabhag (he/him)

Panel: From Risks to Ramped-Up Security: Panelist

Balachandra Shanabhag (he/him)

Cohesity

Panel: From Risks to Ramped-Up Security....

Ben Arent (he/him)

Access Control Live: Access Evolution. Orange Book to Identity-Native

Ben Arent (he/him)

Teleport

Podcast: Access Control Live, a podcast about all things access control. In this episode, we'll discuss the evolution of access control from the Orange Book to Identity-Native with Ev Kontsevoy, CEO of Teleport....

Bhanu Jagasia (he/him)

How Advisors Use Teleport to meet FedRAMP Compliance

Bhanu Jagasia (he/him)

bladestack.io

Talk: The presentation will touch on how we at bladestack.io use Teleport as part of our technology stack for our bladeRAMP offering. The discussion will touch on how Teleport supports both customers and Samurais (BSIO Employees) in ConMon activities and managing the secure environment....

Dan Kirkwood (he/him)

Automating Access: Teleport as part of your IAC strategy

Dan Kirkwood (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: Automating Access: Teleport as part of your IAC strategy...

Eddie Wassef (he/him)

When the Datacenter Melts Down, Our Developers Won't

Eddie Wassef (he/him)

Vonage

Talk: A multi-region, active-active deployment with Kubernetes Operators powered by GitOps keeps our Teleport installation humming....

Ev Kontsevoy (he/him)

Identity-Native Infrastructure Access

Ev Kontsevoy (he/him)

Teleport

Keynote: Scaling Infrastructure Access from Teleport CEO....

Filipe Felisbino (he/him)

Panel: From Risks to Ramped-Up Security: Panelist

Filipe Felisbino (he/him)

Udemy

Panel: From Risks to Ramped-Up Security....

Hunter Madison (he/him)

Getting Ready for the Big Day: Preparing your SIEM For Analyzing Teleport

Hunter Madison (he/him)

IBM CISO

Talk: Now that you've migrated your access to Teleport, are you prepared to analyze the data from Teleport to resolve a cybersecurity incident? In this talk, we will look at analyzing Teleport's logs from the standpoint of a cybersecurity analyst across a set of synthetic cases to uncover what can go wrong during the analysis process. We will look at a set of common analysis patters backed by a suite of open source that can improve your organization's agility and response times when trying to investigate a cybersecurity problem....

Jakub Nyckowski (he/him)

Natural language as the next User Interface

Jakub Nyckowski (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: Natural language as the next User Interface...

Jason Loomis (he/him)

People,

process, and technology.

Jason Loomis (he/him)

Freshworks

Keynote: People, process, and technology: A Case Study Approach to Cybersecurity Leadership How I build high-functioning cybersecurity teams. Cybersecurity often focuses on the wrong things. Jason Loomis, Chief Information Security Officer of Freshworks, will discuss how he focuses on team decision-making to build high-functioning cybersecurity teams. Using a case study approach, he’ll share three stories, two dysfunctions, and ten takeaways to maybe, just maybe, help you improve the people, in people, process, and technology....

Kenneth Roraback (he/him)

Making Teleport Magical

Kenneth Roraback (he/him)

Teleport

Talk/Workshop: How would you add magic to Teleport? What would you change? What would you add? Join us for a collaborative workshop where we envision many different possibilities for Teleport....

Mike Wilson (he/him)

Protecting Okta Applications and Groups using Teleport

Mike Wilson (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: The new Okta service in Teleport Enterprise allows users to protect Okta using Teleport's fine grained RBAC. We'll delve into how this works and what it took to implement this feature....

Mohammed Naser (he/him)

Running global scale physical & Kubernetes infrastructure with Teleport on-premise

Mohammed Naser (he/him)

VEXXHOST, Inc.

Talk: With 3 public cloud regions and many other private clouds (in many different datacenters all over the world), learn more about how VEXXHOST uses Teleport to manage access to all these systems and addressing about many advantages and challenges we've seen, such as managing identity, geo-redundant Teleport clusters, running over Tailscale, automating deployment and how we've managed to fully get rid of SSH keys....

Nivathan Athiganoor Somasundharam (he/him)

Achieving Access Management best practices with Teleport

Nivathan Athiganoor Somasundharam (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: Achieving Access Management best practices with Teleport...

Noah Stride (he/they)

Machine ID: A whistle-stop tour!

Noah Stride (he/they)

Teleport

Talk: A whistle stop tour of Machine ID that answers questions like: - What is Machine ID? - Why Machine ID? - Who is/isn't Machine ID for? (common usecases and strengths/weaknesses) - Depending on time: perhaps a short functional example of a GitHub Action or similar. - What's coming next for Machine ID?...

Reed Loden (he/him)

Panel: From Risks to Ramped-Up Security: Moderator

Reed Loden (he/him)

Teleport

Panel: From Risks to Ramped-Up Security....

Sako M (he/him)

Securing AI infrastructure using Teleport

Sako M (he/him)

Gladly

Talk: Unleashing Teleport: Uncover Five Underutilized Features to Enhance Speed and Security...

Sasha Klizhentas (he/him)

What's coming in 2024?

Sasha Klizhentas (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: Sasha will present two futuristic projects currently in works by Teleport Engineering that are coming in 2024....

Stephen Levine (he/him)

Providing Highly Available Teleport with Teleport Cloud

Stephen Levine (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: Teleport Cloud offers Teleport as a globally available, highly available SaaS with a 99.9% uptime SLA. This session presentation covers the architecture of Teleport Cloud, which may help Teleport users improve their own on-prem deployments, or alternatively, decide that Cloud best fits their use cases. The presenter, Stephen Levine, leads the Teleport Cloud backend team....

Xin Ding (he/him)

Identity Governance & Security

Xin Ding (he/him)

Teleport

Talk: Identity Governance & Security an overview of how Teleport can help....

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Schedule-at-a-Glance

8:00 - 9:00 AM PST

Registration, Networking with Breakfast & Coffee

9:00 - 9:10 AM PST

Opening Remarks

9:10 - 9:45 AM PST

Keynote: People,

process, and technology

Jason Loomis - CISO @ Freshworks

9:45 - 10:15 AM PST

Keynote: Identity-Native Infrastructure Access

Ev Kontsevoy - CEO @ Teleport

10:15 - 10:30 AM PST

Networking & Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:00 AM PST

When the Datacenter Melts Down, Our Developers Wont

Eddie Wassef. VP, Chief Architect at @ Vonage

Identity Governance & Security

Xin Ding. VP of Product Management @ Teleport

11:00 - 11:30 AM PST

Panel: From Risks to Ramped-Up Security

A panel discussing the risks and challenges of protecting infrastructure and applications. Moderated by: Reed Loden. Guests: Balachandra Shanabhag from Cohesity, Filipe Felisbino from Udemy

Machine ID: A whistle-stop tour!

Noah Stride. Software Engineer @ Teleport

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM PST

The Roadmap to DevSecOps Adoption

Ankita Gupta. Co-founder and CEO at Akto.io

Protecting Okta Applications and Groups using Teleport

Mike Wilson. Software Engineer @ Teleport

12:00 - 1:00

Networking & Lunch

1:00 - 1:30 PM PST

Securing AI infrastructure using teleport

Sako M - Sr. Software Engineer @ Gladly

Achieving Access Management best practices with Teleport

Nivathan Somasundharam. Implementation Engineer @ Teleport

1:30 - 2:15 PM PST

Access Control Live: Access Evolution: Orange Book to Identity-Native

Host: Ben Arent - Director of DevRel @ Teleport, Guest: Ev Kontsevoy - CEO @ Teleport

Making Teleport Magical

Kenneth Roraback - Director of Product Design @ Teleport.

2:15 - 2:45 PM PST

Getting Ready for the Big Day: Preparing your SIEM For Analyzing Teleport

Hunter Madison, IBM CISO @ IBM

Natural language as the next User Interface

Jakub Nyckowski. Software Engineering Manager @ Teleport

2:45 - 3:00 PM PST

Networking & Coffee Break

3:00 - 3:30 PM PST

How Advisors Use Teleport to meet FedRAMP Compliance

Bhanu Jagasia - bladestack.io

Providing Highly Available Teleport with Teleport Cloud

Stephen Levine. Software Engineer @ Teleport

3:30 - 4:00 PM PST

Running global scale physical & Kubernetes infrastructure with Teleport on-premise

Mohammed Naser. VEXXHOST

Automating Access: Teleport as part of your IAC strategy

Dan Kirkwood. Solutions Engineer @ Teleport

4:00 - 4:05 PM PST

Short Break and Transition to Ballroom

4:05 - 4:35 PM PST

Teleport CTO Keynote

Sasha Klizhentas - CTO @ Teleport

4:35 - 4:45 PM PST

Closing Remarks in the Ballroom

4:45 - 6:30 PM PST

Happy Hour @ The Ballroom

Why Attend?

Teleport Connect gathers leading technologists to further the education and advancement of infrastructure access and deploying secure systems at scale.

Teleport Connect 2023 attendees and speakers will enjoy a unique opportunity to:

  • Attend 15+ new sessions covering the latest developments in infrastructure access management at a historic venue in the heart of San Francisco
  • Take center stage at Teleport Connect 2023 and shine a spotlight on your team's trailblazing innovations in cybersecurity and access management, among the Teleport community and industry attendees.
  • Connect with fellow innovators in cybersecurity and infrastructure access at this second-year event, hosted by the industry leaders at Teleport.
  • Enhance your team's PAM expertise with deep-dive technical analysis, discussion of advanced use cases, and exploration of the bleeding edge in infrastructure security.
  • Tap into the knowledge of Teleport's engineering leaders with meet-and-greets, CTO office hours, and more
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Teleport Connect 2023 Themes

Teleport Connect 2023 is a single-day dual-track user conference, with both a technical and Teleport Engineering track. These are some of themes that will be covered:

Operators

Content around Day 2 operations, running Teleport at scale, change management, replacing legacy systems, and upgrading access.

Productivity

Content focused on increasing productivity, strengthening security, getting SOC 2 compliance quicker, and collaborating with others.

Customizing & Extending Teleport

Stories about interesting ways in which teams have customized or integrated Teleport into their application, observability, securing CI/CD, runtime performance, and SIEM integrations.

Security + Identity + Policy

Topics around meeting specific compliance regimens (FedRAMP, HIPP and SOC 2), RBAC, Machine ID, and others.

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Stories that never happened: outages, breaches, or misconfigurations of potentially sensitive systems.

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About the Venue

Merchants Exchange Club is an event space located in the heart of San Francisco's historic Financial District. Conveniently situated just a short stroll away from the Powell Street BART station, the venue offers easy accessibility, complemented by a plethora of hotel and parking options in its immediate vicinity.

Merchants Exchange Club
75 Leidesdorff Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

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Nearest BART stop: Powell Street Station

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