Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time: 11AM PST
When an organization numbers its Linux and Unix-based guests in the cloud in the thousands, managing accounts at scale becomes a complex and critical component of securing these guests. These accounts are nearly always connected to with SSH keys. Management of these keys are as critical as passwords since they are the identifiers used to grant access and privilege to the user.
Discover and clearly name all SSH keys on the Linux guest
|Rotate keys on a schedule|
|Identify vulnerable keys and update them to a new algorithm|
|Generate new keys with secured private keys|
|Push new public keys to guests at scale|
|Manage keys on other Unix-based systems|
Richard Pettit is a software developer for Lieberman Software, A Bomgar Company, and is responsible for all things Linux/Unix. His accomplishments are too extensive to enumerate and his humility prevents him from recounting his accolades.