PCI Council Releases New Software Framework for DevOps Era

Source- darkreading.com This week the PCI Security Standards Council released a new software security standard that is designed to help it validate the security of payment ecosystems in the face of newer software architectures and modern development methods like DevOps and continuous delivery. The new standard would ultimately replace the PCI Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS). “Software development practices have evolved over time, and the new standards address these changes with an alternative approach for assessing software security,” explains Troy

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Can DevOps drive another record year for software M&A deals?

Source- jaxenter.com By now, ‘DevOps’ is not a new concept; it’s a word that’s on the lips of every developer and IT person (reborn now, of course, as ‘DevOps engineers’.) Yet the prophecy of DevOps has failed to fulfill itself as described in its texts. The DevOps meme continues to mutate. Meanwhile, the ground itself is beginning to shake with the footsteps of giants like Atlassian, Github/Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, VMware and more. It seems that the real tectonic shift is yet

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How AIOps Helps You Get More Out of DevOps

Source- devops.com DevOps may seem like an overused term. It involves taking an application’s source code and running it in an environment. It can cover the processes, the technology or even the people that maintain the technology that is running those very processes. At its heart, though, DevOps is about helping developers to be self-sufficient when it comes to the basic operations around getting their application to a real environment. Once things are running in a test or production environment, there

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With 2019 on its way, what new tech trends are on the horizon?

Source- jaxenter.com As we bid adieu to 2018 and welcome in 2019, it’s only natural to wonder what kind of progress we’ll see and what new advancements will soon be at our fingertips. In the past few years the development of tools and techniques around DevOps have seen changes that outpace what most organisations can keep up with, but the impact of these changes can be felt for years. This fast pace of change is unlikely to slow any time soon,

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How DevOps may be the answer to cyber-attacks

Source- theinnovationenterprise.com Today, small businesses are facing greater cybersecurity risks than ever before. In the past, the bulk of cyber-attacks were aimed at large organizations, because they were more lucrative targets. However, things have changed, and hackers have shifted their focus to smaller businesses over the past couple of years. Although the payoffs of launching a cyber-attack against a small business are typically lower, hackers have discovered that the security solutions of the small organizations are less sophisticated, thereby making them

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The security silo: How to better integrate DevOps and security teams

Source- siliconrepublic.com Rapidly maturing DevOps teams are breaking boundaries, strengthening processes and building products at a faster pace with each iteration. This, seemingly, is a win for everyone. DevOps teams have a continuous opportunity to perfect their processes with each release; leadership sees deadlines being met and exceeded; and end users get faster, more reliable improvements to the apps and software they use daily. Overall, efficiencies almost always mean a healthier bottom line, and the adoption of DevOps practices is often

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Devops predictions for 2019

Source- computerworlduk.com Devops thinking is arguably mainstream today, and there were plenty of developments afoot in 2018 that suggest 2019 will be an intriguing year to follow the space. Loosely defined, devops is the combination of developer and operations teams through an organisational culture change, assisted by automation tooling with the goal of releasing software as quickly as possible. Naturally this makes it an enticing proposition to enterprises, especially those who may be at the start of their “digital transformation”, even

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5 tips to jump-start a DevOps pipeline

Source- searchsoftwarequality.techtarget.com DevOps means different things to different people. IT professionals generally associate the creation of a DevOps pipeline with accelerated software development, collaboration between development and operations teams and tools that reformulate traditional application development. Organizations have a growing need for these DevOps pipelines in the face of a business climate where no one can wait long for new features or apps. Accordingly, a number of continuous software development practices have become norms. If your enterprise’s top priority next year is to

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Anaxi Delivers Project Management App for DevOps

Source- devops.com Anaxi, a provider of project management software designed specifically for DevOps teams, has made its web application generally available. The web application complements an existing iPhone application, while an Android version of the company’s project management application is still under development. Company CEO says Marc Verstaen said that as DevOps has evolved around multiple repositories, IT organizations are finding it challenging to keep track of code from projects they are using within what applications. Anaxi is designed to not only

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Five Best Practices for DevOps Automation

Source- cioreview.com Open source libraries and frameworks play a crucial role in the DevOps environment that emphasizes the shorter development lifecycles, collaboration, and innovation. It’s important not to neglect the security of these open source components. Here we will talk about five things that one must consider concerning the safety of an open source project. •  Security Automation A significant driving force for DevOps is to automate as much as possible. DevOps automation emphasizes using technologies like virtual machines and containerization to

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