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Interview: Thomas Hatch, SaltStack
Thomas is the creator of the Salt open source software project and the CTO of SaltStack, the company behind Salt. He has spent his career writing software to orchestrate and automate the work of securing and maintaining enterprise IT infrastructure from core data center systems to the very edge of the network and IoT. Thomas built fully automated, secure IT environments for the U.S. intelligence community in addition to decades of experience implementing global infrastructures for the largest businesses in the world. Thomas’ knowledge and hands-on experience with dozens of new and old infrastructure management technologies helped establish the vision for SaltStack. He has shared his knowledge of IT security and management automation with tens of thousands of practitioners at more than 100 industry events. Thomas and SaltStack have been recognized with numerous awards ranging from open source community growth to innovation in automation and cybersecurity. For his work on Salt, in 2012 Tom received the Black Duck “Rookie of the Year” award and was named to the GitHub Octoverse list in both 2012 and 2013 for leading a project with the highest number of unique contributors, sharing the designation with projects from Android, Mozilla and OpenStack. More recently, SaltStack SecOps was chosen by CSO Magazine as one of the hottest new products at RSA Conference 2019.
Bugs, Breaches, and More!
If you build it, they will come
Learning & Tools
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