About the Authors

Kurt Andersen is a part of the Product-SRE team at LinkedIn. He has been one the co-chairs for SREcon Americas and has been active in the anti-abuse community for over 15 years. He also works as one of the program committee chairs for the Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG.org). Kurt has spoken around the world on various aspects of reliability, authentication, anti-abuse, and security. He also works on internet standards through the IETF and serves on the USENIX Board of Directors and as liaison to the SREcon conferences worldwide.

Craig Sebenik is currently an SRE at Split Software. He has worked at several startups over the years, and a few large, well-known companies (including LinkedIn and NetApp). He is the author of Salt Essentials (O’Reilly) and has spoken at LISA, SREcon, and SaltConf. Craig also has a passion for cooking. He earned Le Grand Diplôme from Le Cordon Bleu, a master’s degree in Italian cuisine from Apicius (Florence, Italy), and a master’s degree in gastronomy from the University of Reims (France).

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