Jay Beale

Jay Beale (@jaybeale) is CTO and CEO for InGuardians. He works on Kubernetes, Linux, and CloudNative security, both as a professional threat actor and an Open Source maintainer and contributor. He’s the architect of the open source Peirates attack tool for Kubernetes and Bustakube CTF Kubernetes cluster. Jay helps create and run DEF CON’s Kubernetes CTF and previously co-led the Kubernetes project’s Security Audit Working Group. Since 2000, he has led training classes on Linux & Kubernetes security at public conferences and in private training. Jay can’t seem to stop running and, unrelatedly, enjoys talking with people about ADHD and neurodiversity.