Guest: Barak Schoster (LinkedIn, Twitter)
Company: Palo Alto Networks (Twitter)
Show: To The Point
Keyword: Software Supply Chain Security

Ensuring the security of software is a major concern for developers, not just open source but also paid software. Developers need to be following security best practices and focusing on securing the development lifecycle. According to Barak Schoster, Senior Director, Chief Architect at Palo Alto Networks, organizations going through digital transformation, breaking monoliths into microservices, have changed and modernized the cloud infrastructure. One the one hand, it has presented a new set of risks; however, it also presents a new set of opportunities on the cloud as everything is API driven. In the video, Schoster discussed further how the move to cloud has changed the software supply chain.

About Barak Schoster: Based in Tel Aviv, Barak spends his time helping teams secure cloud infrastructure. He is the creator of Checkov and often contributes to other open source projects. He has previously worked for RSA, focused on cybersecurity machine learning and big data architecture, as well as at Fortscale and IDF tech unit.

About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. We help address the world’s greatest security challenges with continuous innovation that seizes the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, analytics, automation, and orchestration. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, we are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. Our vision is a world where each day is safer and more secure than the one before.

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