As an early stage project, SPIFFE is guided by a small but very active community of passionate software engineers with empathy for the problems the project will tackle. We will be opening up this community more broadly in the coming few months.

Stack Overflow

Ask questions about SPIFFE using the spiffe tag on Stack Overflow.


Most real-time discussions happen within SPIFFE’s Slack channel. You can join here.

Mailing Lists

Announcements occur in the following Google Group. There is also a users and developers list.

Special Interest Groups

The broader SPIFFE community is self-organized into Special Interest Groups (SIGs) that coordinate to manage specific aspects of SPIFFE’s design. A list of active SIGs can be found here.

Project Governance

SPIFFE is steered by engineers from, among others, Google, Docker, Dropbox, and Scytale Inc.. Project governance details can be found here

Social Media

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While certainly a work in progress, a ton of hard work has already been put into breathing life into this initiative. We’d like to acknowldge Joe Beda (LinkedIn / Twitter) for his early work on SPIFFE, as well as his continued support. We’d also like to thank the following individuals (in alphabetical order) for their continued support of SPIFFE: