Aqua News Aqua Security’s KubeSec Enterprise vSummit 2021 to Feature Executives from Microsoft, Amazon Web Services and PNC Bank

The virtual event will feature guidance and tips from industry experts for securing cloud native environments, including Kubernetes, DevOps processes, open source and more 

BOSTON – September 28, 2021 – Aqua Security, the pure-play cloud native security provider, today announced the agenda for its KubeSec Enterprise vSummit 2021. The virtual event will take place in conjunction with KubeCon, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. PDT on October 12, 2021, and will bring together experts across DevOps, security, Kubernetes, open source and more to discuss the challenges of securing cloud native applications. 

“Cloud native development is fraught with challenges, especially for organizations with demanding security and compliance requirements. To foster greater understanding, we’ve brought together industry thought leaders, analysts, and practitioners from many prominent technology organizations to share their expertise and real-world experiences,” said Dror Davidoff, CEO and co-founder of Aqua Security. “KubeSec was launched in 2018 to be a vendor-agnostic forum where practitioners at all levels from across the community can collaborate, network and offer fresh perspectives. We’re thrilled to bring the community together again for rich educational sessions with actionable advice to help the community better navigate cloud transformation.” 

During KubeSec Enterprise vSummit 2021, thought leaders and practitioners across the industry will share their real-world experiences securing large enterprise deployments, including the cultural challenges involved in evolving to a cloud native mindset. 

Speakers and sessions at the event include: 

  • Is Cloud Native Security Reaching a Point of Maturity? – Doug Cahill, VP and Senior Analyst, ESG 
  • PSP, OPA, PSA What? – Norman Johnson, VP of DevOps, PNC Bank 
  • Container Supply Chain and Kubernetes – Jimmy Ray, Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, Containers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) 
  • Pivoting and Exploitation in Docker Environment – Filipi Pires, Principal Security Engineer and Security Researcher, senhasegura 
  • Kubernetes Goat – Interactive Kubernetes Security Learning Playground – Madhu Akula, Security Engineering, Miro 
  • Layer Cake: Security Tales from the Cloud Native Stack – Rory McCune, Cloud Native Security Advocate, Aqua Security 
  • DevSecOps Journey and Maturity Model – John Forman, Director; Senior Technology Architect, Accenture 
  • Don’t Panic: Getting Your Kubernetes Drift Under Control – Eran Bibi, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Firefly 
  • Frictionless Database Access for Engineering Teams – Jack Wink, Engineering Manager, Mothership, and Trent Lawrence, Staff Engineer, Mothership 
  • 2021 Threat Landscape for Cloud Native Environments – Attacks Observed in the Wild – Assaf Morag, Data Analyst Lead, Aqua Security Team Nautilus 
  • Staying In Compliance: Key Learnings for Securing Kubernetes in Azure – Alessandro Cardoso, Architect, Azure Cloud & AI, Microsoft 
  • 2021 Threat Landscape for Cloud Native Environments – Attacks Observed in the Wild – Assaf Morag, Data Analyst Lead, Aqua Security Team Nautilus 
  • Staying In Compliance: Key Learnings for Securing Kubernetes in Azure – Alessandro Cardoso, Architect, Azure Cloud and AI, Microsoft 
  • Demystifying Observability for Modern Applications – Jayesh Bapu Ahire, Founding Engineer and Product Manager, 

Additionally, participants and speakers will have opportunities to network, which will allow attendees to engage with peers from around the globe. Sponsors of the event include Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), Microsoft and IBM. 

For full session descriptions and to register for the event, visit the KubeSec Enterprise vSummit 2021’s website. 

About Aqua Security 

Aqua Security is the largest pure-play cloud native security company, providing customers the freedom to innovate and accelerate their digital transformations. The Aqua Platform provides prevention, detection, and response automation across the entire application lifecycle to secure the build, secure cloud infrastructure and secure running workloads[o1]  wherever they are deployed. Aqua customers are among the world’s largest enterprises in financial services, software, media, manufacturing and retail, with implementations across a broad range of cloud providers and modern technology stacks spanning containers, serverless functions, and cloud VMs. For more information, visit or follow us on