Recap Rootconf 2018 – a look at the current and future security trends of IT infrastructure and DevOps

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Rootconf 2018

HasGeek hosted 400+ developers, architects, managers and security experts at Rootconf 2018, which concluded on 10-11 May 2018.

The two-day conference, held at NIMHANS Convention Centre, had over 35 sessions consisting of talks, Birds Of Feather (BOF) sessions and hallway conversations around IT infrastructure and security.

Open source developer from Bangladesh, A. S. M. Shamim Reza, and network engineer from Bhutan Telecom, Alisha Gurung, spoke about security protocols and how to secure systems better. Former VSNL engineer, Derick Thomas, elaborated on the importance of network security for startups and the need for better data protection at the network layer level.

Chief evangelist from Percona, Colin Charles, talked about database security at the enterprise level, followed by a captivating session on enterprise security by Pukhraj Singh. Pukhraj explained the geopolitics of cyberspace and how this impacts the choice of security tools for companies and nation-states.

Rachna Khaira, journalist at The Tribune, delivered the closing talk on the ground realities of Aadhaar, the problems with the infrastructure of public service delivery.

Day 2 at Rootconf 2018 featured talks on monitoring, scaling, metrics aggregation, load balancing and site reliability problems that bog all IT organizations. Companies such as Intuit, Exotel, Helpshift, DigitalOcean, E2E Networks and others shared their learnings.

Videos of all talks from the conference are published here:

Day 1: https://hasgeek.tv/rootconf/2018-day-1 
Day 2: https://hasgeek.tv/rootconf/2018-day-2

Photos from the event are available here.

Day 1: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hasgeek/sets/72157669030939178

Day 2: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hasgeek/sets/72157696880401345

For more information visit: https://rootconf.in/ 

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