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A new role is emerging in security teams--the infrastructure security engineer--but there is some uncertainty around their expectations and how to thrive in that new role and associated ecosystem.

This paper is an initial discussion of ideas on what it might take to thrive in Infrastructure Security Engineering, which has become increasingly important with the rise of Kubernetes and cloud native applications.

In this paper, you will learn:

  • The scope across the application development cycle
  • Which areas you should prioritize
  • Job requirements
  • Prerequisites for the job
  • Pro tips from practitioners