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Cloud Native Security Slam

September 28, 2022 at 4:00 AM UTC – November 22, 2022 at 4:45 AM UTC

Virtual event

About this event

The Security Slam is a new event for CNCF projects to improve their security posture while attracting new contributors through a fun and collaborative event leading up to KubeCon, with recognition, awards, and giveaways at KubeCon. We will leverage CNCF’s CLOMonitor that measures each project’s progress toward meeting CNCF project standards. Maintainers and contributors will work together to raise their score and win prizes for their effort.

What: Security Slam to increase project security awareness, posture, and compliance

Where: Digital event via email and CNCF Slack

When: September 28-November 21, 2022

OS Community Benefit:

  • Build awareness of modern open source security tools and practices for developers
  • More secure open source projects for everyone

How Do You Benefit from the Security Slam?


  • Awards and recognition for new and outstanding contributions to projects
  • Linux Foundation Cybersecurity Training and Certification
  • Find new projects and meet new communities
  • Build on existing skills or learn new ones


  • Sal Kimmich



  • Tin Matienzo

    CNCF Events Team

  • Eddie Knight


    OSPO Lead

  • Katie Greenley


    Sr. Manager, Community Engagement


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