Distroless Docker Images:
Check out this talk by Melissa as she speaks at the Cloud Native London Meetup! Securing a Docker image does not just stop at securing the software you put into it, you also have to deal with the base image security issues. This is where a Distroless Docker image helps you, by reducing the potential attack vectors of your Docker image, you will end up with a more secure and scanner-friendly product. In this talk, Melissa will show how you can build these “Distroless” Docker images and the advantages of doing so.
Melissa is a long-time developer/software engineer turned international speaker and is currently a Developer Advocate on the JFrog Developer relations team, sharing in the mission to improve the developer experience with DevOps methodologies. Her background and experience as a software engineer span a slew of languages, technologies, and tools used in the development and operation of enterprise products and services. She is a mom, Java Champion, Docker Captain, co-author of the upcoming book DevOps Tools for Java Developers, a huge fan of UNconferences, and is always on the lookout for ways to grow and learn. She has spoken at Kubecon, DockerCon, CodeOne, JFokus, Java Dev Day Mexico, the Great International Developer Summit, and is part of the JCrete and JAlba UNconference teams. Given her passion for teaching, sharing, and inspiring fellow practitioners, you are likely to cross paths with her in the conference circuit — both online and off!