Adventures in Open Source: A conversation about the journey and lessons learned

Adventures in Open Source: A conversation about the journey and lessons learned

Open source as a philosophy was born alongside the Internet at a time when the world was much more optimistic. The naysayers said it couldn’t be done, that it wasn’t secure, and that it was just a matter of time before all these projects failed.

Fast forward 30-40 years and the open source ecosystem is thriving. Linux runs on the top 500 super computers in the world, almost 95% of the world’s servers, and 85% of all smart phones.

It takes a lot of passion, courage, and vision to embark on an open-source adventure. LimaCharlie is incredibly honored to be hosting this event with the founders and representatives from three different open-source projects that are making huge contributions to cybersecurity as a whole.

In this webinar, we will be discussing the complexities of open source in cybersecurity, the effects it has on the industry, funding models, what inspired these projects, how they came to be, how they are trying to grow, and any lessons - good or bad - they have learned along the way.

Zach Wasserman
CTO of Fleet & Co-creator of osquery
Zach is cofounder and CTO of Fleet, where he works to unlock the full potential of osquery for enterprise and open-source customers. He brings the vision and experience of working with osquery since the earliest design documents at Facebook in 2014.

Lennart Koopman
Founder at Graylog
Lennart Koopmann works as a Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Graylog, which is a Database & File Management Software company with an estimated 75 employees; and founded in 2009.

Peter Manev
CSO of Stamus Networks & executive team member at OSIF
Peter Manev is the co-founder and chief strategy officer (CSO) of Stamus Networks and a member of the executive team at Open Network Security Foundation (OISF). Peter is a regular speaker and educator on open-source security, threat hunting, and network security at conferences and live-fire cyber exercises, such as Crossed Swords, DeepSec, Troopers, DefCon, RSA, Suricon, SharkFest, and others.