Introduce yourself

Sorry I should have said I know that you speak 4 languages. I checked your LinkedIn. :smile:

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@marykay25 got it, in that case, we can cross that one out as being true

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I really hope “I’ve recorded an album” is true so we have you play it to us :slight_smile:

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@raphabot this one is true, and you will have to do some googling to hear it :wink:

  • I have 5 AWS Certifications
  • I’ve recorded an album
  • I’ve ridden a bicycle for 1000 km in a week
  • I speak 4 languages
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Given the evidence, I’m going to say that you don’t have 5 AWS certs. Research shows you “Went to Santiago de Compostella by bike from Basque Country in one week (1000+ km)”. @xabi

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@marykay25 very well done! :clap: :clap:
You have won my dearest appreciation! :partying_face:

Note to self: do some cleanup on Google

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Hello Everyone!

My name is Brittany Woods and I am a Lead Cloud Automation Engineer. My primary areas of expertise and experience are around configuration management, cloud migrations in the azure and AWS space, to use a buzzword – DevOps transformation, and infrastructure as code (ie. Terraform and the like).

As of late I have taken an interest in helping make tech spaces more assessible for women and other under-represented groups. I hope to be able to lower barriers to entry, be an advocate for gatekeeper free zones, and empower other women and minorities to add their very important voices to our industry. I also very much enjoy knowledge sharing.

A fun fact about me is that I am passionate about music and play the clarinet in my local community band. I’m learning the bass guitar and can also play the saxophone (the baritone saxophone is my favorite).

Looking forward to interacting on this platform!

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Welcome, @bnwoodsm, and thanks for sharing more about yourself. I’m sure your knowledge and passion are going to be invaluable for the community!

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Hello all. I am Jim Shilts, Founder and Head of Community at North American DevOps Group (nadog.com). I am very excited to be part of this new community. The team at Trend have been excellent partners and supporters of our community for a few years now. If any of you are ever in Los Angeles, give me a shout. I am almost always up for coffee or drinks with good people.

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Hello everyone! I’m Tabitha Doyle, but I often go by Tab or Tabs for short. I have recently started my journey in the IT world. I have been working for a year in cloud security. Most recently I have been focusing on cloud best practices.

I am working towards certifications in all three of the big cloud providers GCP, AWS, and Azure. I have my solutions architect for AWS and am working towards GCP now. If anyone wants to learn GCP with me I will be holding a study group with some other members, don’t worry I have a seasoned GCP professional on my team!

When I am not completely obsessed with learning the best way to use a product, I am obsessively hanging out with my dog Tater Tot. We love to go swimming and running together. He is still working on getting his Instagram account going. Since his isn’t ready you can reach out to me if you want.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tabitha-doyle/
Twitter: @HackingTaterTot

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Hello Everyone,

My name is Felipe Costa and I am a Cloud Security guy, and just like some people here I came from Datacenter/Network Security background. I have always been passionate about security, which I worked the last 10 years of my life, but most recently I found 2 more passions:
Coding and Open-Source :heart:

I’m currently trying to learn how to code (NodeJS, thanks to the influence of my friend @raphabot ) and trying to engage more in the open-source community like Skycrafters and many others on GitHub.

I’m excited to join this community to share a little from my experience and learn a lot from all of you :heart_eyes:

You can find me on Twitter and GitHub → felipecosta09

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Hey All! I’m João (but you can call me John to make things simpler)! My background is mostly academic as I’ve only been engaging with IT professionally since 2018. These years I’ve been fiddling mostly with AWS, docker containers, cybersecurity and DevOps in general.

I love working on coding projects as well Which you can check out here and every so often I write about them and other stuff on my github pages here

Thanks a lot for the invite

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Hey Everyone!

My name is Mike. I’m a developer at heart, since the days before The Cloud. I’ve always been interested in the details of how things work, so security seemed like a natural progression of my curiosity. I’ve worked in a variety of fields, but now I focus on securing cloud environments. I also still love building things, so I’m constantly trying out the latest offerings from cloud providers, building with open source components, and tinkering with electronics.

Happy to be here and looking forward to great conversations!

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Hello Everyone!

My Name is Justin Perkins, some background on myself only a few years ago I was working full time in the medical field, in a surgical Cath lab if you are familiar with the terminology. Ultimately me working there drove me to find my love for technology.
I am a young padawan in my IT journey. I have been working for a little over a year in cyber security. I am really focused on AWS currently (GCP is where I am looking next) and I love it. I hold a few AWS certifications already, but I really want to learn more about architecting at scale in the cloud. Here lately how to create events/labs like capture the flag.
Aside from AWS I also dabble in some coding. I tinker in Python and recently found an ‘Automate the Boring Stuff with Python’ book I have really been enjoying lately. I made my first PR request on GitHub a few weeks ago to contribute on a project as well so I am fired up to learn more! In my free time I enjoy playing with my two German shepherds Aldo and Mila.
I am really excited to learn from you all and share anything I can.

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Hi Everyone!

My name is Jason Yueh. I am now focused on building security solutions in the cloud, and for the cloud or hybrid cloud. Looking back to my career, I started as a C/C++ developer working on Windows kernel driver development and system programming. I moved to big data analysis on Hadoop ecosystem around 2010, given the big volume of the feedback data we collected from our security sensors. My cloud journey started around 2015, my first time to build a cloud-native infra to deliver machine learning solutions.

Today I wrote Python more than C/C++. Actually, as an architect, I talked more than I wrote, unfortunately. I am glad to be here to learn from the community members and looking forward to contributing too!

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Hey Everyone! :wave:

I’m Madeline. I currently work on building serverless applications in the cloud and I love learning about new technologies. I’m an engineer at heart, so I’m really interested in how things work and why people do what they do. You’ll probably find me writing about the experiments my team tries with different DevOps concepts. I’m also really passionate about empowering women in tech, and I run STEM workshops with local Girl Guide groups in my spare time.

Nice to meet you all!

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Hi everyone!

My name is Magno Logan and I work as an Information Security Specialist for Trend Micro. Currently focusing on Cloud and Container Security Research, mostly Kubernetes Security. I have a blog called Katana Security. I’m also a member of the CNCF SIG-Security team.

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Hello everyone,
My name is Filipi Pires, I’ve been working as Principal Security Engineer and Security Researcher at Zup Innovation, I’m Advocate of the awesome project called
Hacking is NOT Crime, and Security Advocate of the Horusec, an open source tool that performs static code analysis to identify security flaws during the development process.
I’ve been trying to develop myself as a python programmer to create some open source tools for the community and my expectation here is to learn from everyone…

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:clap: :clap: :clap: YAS YAS YASSS TO THE STEM WORKSHOPS WITH LOCAL GIRL GUIDE GROUPS! So valuable to drive belonging in tech!

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Good day to everyone!

My name is Jeremy Booth and I’m a Cloud Solutions Architect for Trend Micro working on Cloud One Network Security. I specialize in TippingPoint hardware, virtual and Cloud IPS appliances as well a AWS and a little bit of Azure. I have a long and storied career in IT, but I’m a relative novice in the cloud with about 2.25 years of experience.

Currently I’m working on my Terraform skills and trying to figure cool new ways to solve security problems in the cloud.

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