Shira Shamban

Shira  Shamban

Shira Shamban

About Shira

Shira Shamban is a security researcher and technical expert with a focus on cloud security. Currently, she is the co-founder and CEO of Solvo. Shira started her professional career in cybersecurity as a military officer in the elite intelligence unit 8200 of the Israel Defense Force. During her 13-year service in the unit, Shira acquired hands-on experience in cybersecurity and intelligence operations while earning an engineering degree from Tel-Aviv University.

After her military service, Shira turned to security innovation in business. After leading the cloud security research at Dome9 Security, today Shira is pursuing her dream as an entrepreneur, and recently founded Solvo, a software company that automates and shifts left cloud security. Shira strongly believes in empowering women and under-represented communities in the world of technology. She volunteers as a lecturer and a mentor in forums such as SheCodes, Cyber Ladies and OWASP-WIA. Shira started her own mentoring program called Security Diva and is the co-chair of OWASP Israel.

IAM - with great power comes great responsibility

When building a cloud native application, every software developer becomes a little DevSecOps engineer. But do you understand how to leverage the native cloud capabilities to do cloud security well? Can you use IAM (identity and access management) and make your cloud infrastructure least privilege, as it should be? We will go over common mistakes made in the cloud, take a look at the native tools the cloud provides are enabling us, and learn how to deploy and run securely an app in the cloud. This session is aimed for developers and DevOps engineers who want to create a secured CI/CD process, and to the security engineers who want to help and not get in their way. In this talk you will learn how to shift left cloud security, how to reduce the unique attack surface of the cloud and to create a secured infrastructure configuration.


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