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A story on how to reach ZERO exposed credentials in your organization

Do you find secrets or credentials everywhere? Have you noticed your AWS Keys, GCP Keys or SQL Azure connection info checked in by your developers? How will you eliminate and stop new secrets from being added to your security technical debt. Learn new techniques and strategies some companies are adopting to reach ZERO exposed credentials in their organization.
One of the common and insecure engineering practices have been to publish source code that contains credentials in plain text and assuming attackers are not looking for them in source code whether it is public or private repositories. Over last few years, several large data loss incidents have their origins with attackers finding exposed credentials from source code repositories and these data losses have cost millions to the organization. In this talk, we will share how to build effective gates & mechanics to reduce your current exposure of credentials and ensure you reach and stay at ZERO exposed credentials from source in your organization. This is not just about shift left security, but also about the strategy and automation that is needed to be able to eliminate exposed credentials. The talk will also focus on “live” credential detection that is something very handful of organizations have tried and have had amazing success. Get ready to listen in to a real story of how few organizations have made in roads to reaching ZERO exposed credentials in source and what learnings can you take back to your organization.

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