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Thursday, January 10 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Backwaters: Security Streaming Platform

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Backwaters is a project devoted to the transportation of security data for Comcast's Enterprise. This platform, which utilizes Apache Kafka, provides Comcast with a secure and highly available data pipeline which is cloud-agnostic.

This talk will highlight why it is important to have a distributed streaming platform.  It will discuss how to utilize open source-based tools and describe how security engineering was able to utilize Apache Kafka's API's to perform correlation and alerting of events.

Attendees will Learn:
Attendees will learn which open source software was used for creating private and public cloud infrastructure as well as which Apache Kafka APIs were utilized for security operations.

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Chris Maenner

Principal Security Developer, Comcast
Chris Maenner is a member of Comcast's TPX Security Solutions Engineering group, which provides Security DevOps, Data Engineering, Data Science, and Software Development resources for enterprise and commercial services. The group's primary objective is to help support Comcast with... Read More →
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Will Weber

Senior Security Developer, Comcast

Thursday January 10, 2019 2:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Grand Ballroom 300 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130