An Inside Look at OpenStack Security Efforts

The open source OpenStack cloud platform is used by major corporations such as Walmart, the world’s largest carriers, such as AT&T, and even the world’s largest science experiment at CERN. While there are security elements that are directly integrated into OpenStack, security is not necessarily always the default configuration.

In a panel moderated by eSecurity Planet at the recent OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, OpenStack operators and project team members detailed what they think can and should be done by operators to further improve OpenStack security.