CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – July 2016

CSA Knowledge Sharing Event provides an excellent opportunity for cybersecurity professionals to discuss the latest trends and developments in IT and in the process build a close-knitted cybersecurity community in Hong Kong and Macau.

This month we have invited Mr Erick Borsboom, Security Lead of Ribose, to deliver a talk entitled “Linux Operation System Hardening for Cloud Images and Containers”.

In this talk, Mr Borsboom will give an overview of hardening best practices for securing Linux operating systems used in cloud images and containers. Best practices covered are NIST standards and DISA/DOD STIG guides, PaX kernel hardening and role based security to avoid passwords and secret keys inside cloud images and containers.

DATE: July 14, 2016 (Thursday)

TIME: 4:30 – 6:30 pm

VENUE: Room Z414, Core Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom

SPEAKER: Mr Erick Borsboom, Security Lead, Ribose

TOPIC: Linux Operation System Hardening for Cloud Images and Containers


Erick Borsboom leads the security practice of Ribose and has over 15 years of experience in cybersecurity, compliance and infrastructure.

Prior to his current role, Erick helped perform major security reviews and protect critical assets of large European government agencies, including law enforcement and infrastructure providers, as well as safeguarding U.S. EAR and ITAR compliance for exports of dual-use technology to embargoed countries in the Middle East in the oil and gas industry.

Please do not miss this opportunity to learn from the expert and get connected with your peers.

Participants can claim 1.5 CPE.


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