FreeIPA project update (turbo talk)

Presented by Fraser Tweedale
Tuesday 4:50 p.m.–5 p.m.
Target audience: Community


FreeIPA is an identity management system providing, identity, authentication and authorisation in Linux environments, with a focus on ease of deployment and management. It is built on top of well-known Open Source technologies including 389 Directory Server, MIT Kerberos and Dogtag PKI.

This turbo talk will cover advances in FreeIPA over the past two years that will help organisations secure their infrastructure, including:

  • Lightweight sub-CAs and custom certificate profiles
  • Kerberos 2FA advances
  • Smart Card-based login and authentication
  • Kerberos HTTP proxy

The talk will conclude with a peek into the future at what's in the pipeline.

Presented by

Fraser Tweedale

Fraser is an identity management engineer at Red Hat where he works on FreeIPA and Dogtag Certificate System. He is interested in security and cryptography and cares about making it easier for humans to use technology securely. By night Fraser writes programs in Haskell, proves theorems in Coq and is exploring dependent types, category theory and other exciting intersections of mathematics and computer science.

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