SecAppDev 2023 lecture details

Security architecture in a distributed world

This session highlights challenges in securing distributed applications and suggests field-tested solutions to tackle this emerging issue.

Tuesday June 13th, 14:00 - 15:30
Room Lemaire
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Distributed architectures like microservices present unique challenges to security, especially regarding scalability. This session examines these challenges and explores solutions for both development and runtime phases. We will discuss the roles of Application Gateways, WAFs, and Service Meshes, along with established deployment patterns for client and internal traffic. Additionally, we will consider the various security layers that need attention and the significance of automation in ensuring security scales across hundreds of APIs.

Key takeaway

Understand and address the challenges of securing a distributed application composed of hundreds of micro-services.

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Target audience

Architects, developers, and AppSec professionals


Basic knowledge of API-based applications

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Isabelle Mauny
Isabelle Mauny

Field CTO, 42Crunch

Expertise: Integration, APIs, API Security

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