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Monday, May 12 • 3:40pm - 4:20pm
An Overview of Cloud Auditing Support for OpenStack

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A key feature of any Cloud infrastructure is to provide auditing capabilities for compliance with security, operational and business processes. In this talk we provide an overview of the recent enhancements made in OpenStack projects to support API and security auditing using the DMTF Cloud Auditing Data Federation (CADF) standard. We will describe how auditing is seamlessly enabled for Nova, Glance, Swift, Cinder, Neutron and Keystone and illustrate what is audited, where it is stored, what the records contain and how this supports compliance. We will finish by presenting some possible future directions such as extending the use of CADF beyond audit to facilitate event correlation and federation across multiple tiers.

Speakers
avatar for Rob Basham

Rob Basham

Architect, Cloud Systems Software, IBM
Rob works at IBM designing systems management software with a focus on monitoring and automation. He is relatively new to OpenStack but has been working on various aspects of systems management for quite some time. Rob is an innovator and author of dozens of patents across a broad range of disciplines. Rob lives with his wife and children in Beaverton, Oregon where he enjoys beekeeping and gardening on his hobby farm.
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Gordon Chung

Software developer - Openstack
gordon chung is a software developer in the Software Group Standards Strategy organization within IBM. his current role involves contributing code to OpenStack and supporting the community. gordon is currently a core contributor in the Ceilometer project and occasionally contributes to various other OpenStack projects. he is also a co-author of the pyCADF library which is the python implementation of the Cloud Audit Data Federation (CADF... Read More →
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Matt Rutkowski

IBM Senior Engineer, Master Inventor, Cloud Standards
Matt has worked to develop open infrastructure and industry standards and open source for over 15 years in areas such as Government, Banking and Digital Media and Entertainment. He worked for many years with the IBM Almaden Research team developing key management and cryptographic technologies used to protect digital content including protection systems used in Blu-Ray discs and Secure Digital Cards. Most recently, he has been working on cloud... Read More →
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Brad Topol

IBM, IBM
Dr. Brad Topol is an IBM Distinguished Engineer in the IBM Cloud Architecture and Technology organization. In his current role, Brad leads a development team focused on contributing to and improving OpenStack and he has cross-IBM responsibility for coordinating its contributions to OpenStack. Brad is an OpenStack core contributor to Keystone-Specs, Pycadf, and Heat-Translator and has personally contributed to multiple OpenStack projects including... Read More →


Monday May 12, 2014 3:40pm - 4:20pm
Room B101

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