Peter M. Benjamin

Kubernetes. Security. @KubernetesSD Co-organizer. Gopher. Budding Rustacean. DevRel. Open-Sourcerer.



Peter Benjamin is a Software Engineer and a Developer Advocate with 7+ years of security experience, focused on enabling and empowering engineers to build scalable, secure platforms and applications on Kubernetes and modern infrastructure at Teradata. Formerly, Peter was a Security Engineer at Symantec and Intuit.

Peter has a technical background in the Go programming language, Kubernetes, and Docker. Peter is involved in the open source community as a Kubernetes contributor, blogger, and a co-organizer for the San Diego Kubernetes and the San Diego Golang meet-ups. Peter lives in San Diego and spends his free outdoors, hiking or going to the beach, with his family.

Latest Post

Aug 18, 2018

Demystifying Stride Threat Models

Table of Contents Introduction What is a Threat Model? What is STRIDE? Spoofing Tampering Repudiation Information Disclosure Denial of Service Elevation of Privileges Summary Additional Resources Introduction Software is eating the world. As a result, the repercussions of software failure is costly and, at times, can be catastrophic. This can be seen today in a wide variety of incidents, from data leak incidents caused by misconfigured AWS S3 buckets to Facebook data breach incidents due to lax API limitations to the Equifax incident due to the use of an old Apache Struts version with a known critical vulnerability. Read more

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  • Demystifying Stride Threat Models - Aug 18, 2018
  • Docker Security Best Practices - Jul 19, 2018
  • Kubernetes Security Best Practices - Jul 19, 2018
  • A Minimal Chromebook Setup for Development and Hacking - May 6, 2018

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