Surviving in the cloud security threat landscape

English Intermediate Security

The top three vectors leading to a compromised cloud environment are misconfigurations, password spraying, and hybrid environments. The session explains these vectors in detail from the 'blue team' standpoint. The session demonstrates practical examples of mitigating these attack paths through defensible security architecture and engineering approaches.


Karim El-Melhaoui

Principal Security Architect, O3 Cyber

Karim is a seasoned and renowned thought leader within cloud security. At O3 Cyber, he conducts research and development and works with our clients, primarily in Financial Industry. Karim has a background in building and operating platform services for security on private and public clouds, developing and executing a cyber security strategy for the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, and overseeing the execution of adapting a traditional security organization to a ‘cloud operating model.’ Karim blogs at

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