Rootconf 2019

Rootconf 2019

On infrastructure security, DevOps and distributed systems.

About Rootconf 2019:

The seventh edition of Rootconf is a two-track conference with:

  1. Security talks and tutorials in audi 1 and 2 on 21 June.
  2. Talks on DevOps, distributed systems and SRE in audi 1 and audi 2 on 22 June.

Topics and schedule:

View full schedule here: https://hasgeek.com/rootconf/2019/schedule

Rootconf 2019 includes talks and Birds of Feather (BOF) sessions on:

  1. OSINT and its applications
  2. Key management, encryption and its costs
  3. Running a bug bounty programme in your organization
  4. PolarDB architecture as Cloud Native Architecture, developed by Alibaba Cloud
  5. Vitess
  6. SRE and running distributed teams
  7. Routing security
  8. Log analytics
  9. Enabling SRE via automated feedback loops
  10. TOR for DevOps

Who should attend Rootconf?

  1. DevOps programmers
  2. DevOps leads
  3. Systems engineers
  4. Infrastructure security professionals and experts
  5. DevSecOps teams
  6. Cloud service providers
  7. Companies with heavy cloud usage
  8. Providers of the pieces on which an organization’s IT infrastructure runs – monitoring, log management, alerting, etc
  9. Organizations dealing with large network systems where data must be protected
  10. VPs of engineering
  11. Engineering managers looking to optimize infrastructure and teams

For information about Rootconf and bulk ticket purchases, contact info@hasgeek.com or call 7676332020. Only community sponsorships available.

Rootconf 2019 sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor

CRED

Gold Sponsors

Atlassian Endurance Trusting Social

Silver Sponsors

Digital Ocean GO-JEK Paytm

Bronze Sponsors

MySQL sumo logic upcloud
platform sh nilenso CloudSEK

Exhibition Sponsor

FreeBSD Foundation

Community Sponsors

Ansible PlanetScale

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Kushal Das

@kushaldas

Onion Services for devops

Submitted Jun 8, 2019

The Tor network is a group of volunteer-operated servers that allows people to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Tor’s users employ this network by connecting through a series of virtual tunnels rather than making a direct connection, thus allowing both organizations and individuals to share information over public networks without compromising their privacy. Along the same line, Tor is an effective censorship circumvention tool, allowing its users to reach otherwise blocked destinations or content. Tor can also be used as a building block for software developers to create new communication tools with built-in privacy features.

Any organization or person can take advantage of these, and deploy any network service in the Tor network without exposing it to the rest of the Internet. The communication between clients and servers will stay inside of the Tor network, and will get all default Tor security and privacy features on their existing systems.

This workshop will teach how to deloy web services and other network services (say ssh) over Tor network.

Outline

  • Introduction to Tor project
  • Onion services 101
  • Deploying a website as an onion service
  • Deploying ssh access as an onion service
  • QA

Requirements

  • Any modern Linux distribution in the Laptop (or in a VM in the laptop). Say latest Debian or Ubuntu or Fedora 30.

Speaker bio

Kushal Das is a public interest technologist at the Freedom of the Press Foundation, who is a maintainer of the SecureDrop project, and part of Tor Project core team. He is a CPython core developer, and also a director in Python Software Foundation. He has given talks in various conferences including previous PyCons (and once in a previous version of rootconf), a list of such talks can be found here

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