Last month, Software Engineering Daily had our 4th Meetup at Cloudflare in San Francisco. For this Meetup, the format was short interviews with security specialists from Pinterest, Cloudflare, and Segment. Each of these companies has unique security challenges, but they also have overlap in their security strategies.
Nick Sullivan, Amine Kamel, and Evan Johnson are all seasoned engineers, and it was a privilege to sit down with each of them. Some topics we discussed: cryptography, secret management, incident response, and social network security.
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