Host intrusion detection (HID) has been around for some time. In this talk, we’ll present Falco - an open source project for runtime security - and discuss how it provides application and container runtime security.
We will show how Falco taps Linux system calls to provide low level insight into application behavior, and how to write Falco rules to detect abnormal behavior. We’ll show how to collect and aggregate activity in a Cloud Native environment using and EFK stack (Elasticsearch, Fluentd, Kibana). Finally we'll show how Falco can trigger notifications to stop abnormal behavior, notify humans, and isolate the compromised application for forensics.
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Runtime Security for Cloud Native Platform
Michael Ducy works as Director of Community for Sysdig, responsible for growing the Sysdig open source communities. Previously, Michael held a variety of roles at Chef leveraging Chef’s open source and paid solutions, and implementing the ideas and practices of DevOps. Michael has also worked in roles including Cloud Architecture, Systems Engineering, and Performance Engineering. He holds an MPCS and an MBA.