StackRox Executives to Speak at Leading Container and Security Conferences

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StackRox, the leader in security for containerized cloud-native applications, today announced that StackRox executives have been selected to present at three prestigious container and security industry conferences: DockerCon 2018, Cornerstones of Trust and Google Cloud Next.

“The time is now for the 1000 of Global 2000 companies who are using containers to start thinking about securing them.”

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StackRox Co-founder and CEO Ali Golshan will share his insights on how containers present the opportunity to secure applications in a fundamentally different and better way. As a pioneering executive in container security, Golshan is an authority on leading-edge technology trends and has a passion for building disruptive products. At StackRox, which recently announced a major funding round led by Redpoint Ventures, Golshan oversees the company’s technology strategy and roadmap. Prior to StackRox, Golshan founded AI-powered security startup Cyphort and led the company's product strategy, research and technical initiatives, including the Threat Research Lab. Golshan has also advised numerous Fortune 100 companies – including Google, Microsoft, PwC and Visa – and has worked with government intelligence agencies and defense contractors.

During his upcoming presentations at DockerCon 2018 and Cornerstones of Trust, Golshan will reveal why it’s critical for today’s CSOs and CISOs to have a strategy for container security. “Millions of people interact with containers every day – from Pokémon Go to their personal banking applications – but these container environments cannot be protected with traditional enterprise security solutions,” said Golshan. “The time is now for the 1000 of Global 2000 companies who are using containers to start thinking about securing them.”

StackRox Vice President of Products Wei Lien Dang will share the experiences of StackRox financial services customers at his talk to Google Next. Dang, with his experience leading product development at leading container company CoreOS, brings unique insights into how containers change the application development process and create new opportunities for DevOps and Security teams to collaborate.

DockerCon 2018

The three-day technology conference organized by Docker, Inc., will feature topics and content covering all aspects of Docker and its ecosystem; it’s targeted at developers, IT professionals, architects and executives.

At DockerCon, Golshan will speak on a 40-minute panel that will discuss best practices being developed within, and for, security-conscious enterprises. He will highlight where additional collaboration needs to take place between the container ecosystem and enterprise customers, and how existing guidance may evolve. Finally, the panel will address how to make the best and safest practices the default practices.

Best Practices and Standards for Container Security
Wednesday, June 13 at 5:25 p.m.
Innovation – Room 2020
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

StackRox can be found at DockerCon at booth B10.

Cornerstones of Trust

The Cornerstones of Trust conference helps security leaders and practitioners evaluate trends and develop responses to the challenges, such as increasing cost pressures, rising compliance complexity, the changing threat landscape and emerging technology disruptors.

At Cornerstones of Trust, Golshan will lead a presentation providing a deep dive into container and cloud-native architectures as a modern-day labyrinth.

Protecting Enterprise Technologies in an Age of Disruption
Tuesday, June 19 at 9:45 a.m.
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City, CA

Google Cloud Next

Google Cloud Next brings together a community of leaders, developers and entrepreneurs to explore ways to build the future of the cloud. Building on the energy of Next ‘17 with over 12,000 attendees, Next ‘18 will feature interesting keynotes, hundreds of hands-on learning opportunities and 400 breakout and spotlight sessions on topics ranging from accessible machine learning to advances in security.

At Google Cloud Next, Dang will share customer case study details. For more details, please visit www.stackrox.com.

About StackRox

StackRox helps enterprises secure their containerized, cloud-native applications at scale. StackRox enables security teams to centralize container deployment governance, visualize the container attack surface, and expose and stop malicious activity. The StackRox architecture combines distributed collection with centralized correlation and machine learning and takes protective actions to limit attacks and disrupt them in real time. StackRox is the container security choice of Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies. StackRox is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. To learn more, visit www.stackrox.com and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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