Containers and Microservices Working Group

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Introduction to the Containers and Microservices Working Group

The mission of the CSA Application Containers and Microservices working group is to conduct research on the security of application containers and microservices and publish guidance and best practices for the secure use of application containers and microservices.

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Containers and Microservices Working Group Leadership

Containers and Microservices Co-chairs

Anil Karmel

Anil Karmel

Anil Karmel is the co-founder and CEO of C2 Labs, a company that partners with organizations on their digital transformation journey, from designing and implementing IT Strategic Plans to rationalizing application portfolios & cutting-edge R&D, allowing IT to take back control leveraging our forward-leaning products and services. Formerly, Anil served as the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Deputy Chief Technology Officer. Within NNSA, Karmel served as the Chief Architect and Implementation Lead for a range of enterprise information technology (IT) solutions. Karmel and his team garnered industry and government accolades, including the SANS National Cyber Security Innovators Award, ACT/IAC Award, InformationWeek 500 Top Government IT Innovators and the DOE Secretary’s Achievement Award.

Anil serves as the co-chair of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cloud Security Working Group, currently leading the security working group to document best practices for application container and microservices security. He authored the NIST Definition of Application Containers and Microservices, SP 800-180 and co-chairs the Cloud Security Alliance’s (CSA) Application Container and Microservices Working Group documenting best practices for application containers and microservices.

Andrew Wild

Andrew Wild

Andrew is a long-time information security and risk management professional and Lancope’s chief information security officer (CISO). He has spent his career developing effective, customer-driven information security, incident response, compliance and secure networking programs for IT and security organizations.

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