Philipp Krenn

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BIO

Philipp lives to demo interesting technology. Having worked as a web, infrastructure, and database engineer for over ten years, Philipp is now working as a developer advocate at Elastic — the company behind the Elastic Stack consisting of Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. Based in Vienna, Austria, he is constantly traveling Europe and beyond to speak and discuss open source software, search, databases, infrastructure, and security.

Title: seccomp — Your Next Layer of Defense

Why should you allow all possible system calls from your application when you know that you only need some? If you have ever wondered the same then this is the right talk for you.

We are covering:

  • What is seccomp in a nutshell and where could you use it.
  • Practical example with Elasticsearch and Beats.
  • How to collect seccomp violations with Auditd.

Because your security approach can always use an additional layer of protection.