DevOps Security Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Source:- securityboulevard.com DevOps is helping organizations develop software faster. DevOps is a software development approach that utilizes the Agile methodology to integrate and streamline the development and operations process. The result is a faster and more efficient development process.  The downside of DevOps is that the fast pace it promotes doesn’t cover security. The solution is to include security protocols and practices across the DevOps pipeline. If you’re interested in adopting the DevOps approach, read on to learn about the challenges

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Masters of Puppet say: There’s no magical one-size-fits-all answer to doing DevOpsery

Source:- theregister.co.uk Puppetize PDX 2019 Despite standing squarely in the path of the GitLab juggernaut, DevOps automation outfit Puppet is betting that a one-size-fits-all approach will end up fitting nobody particularly well. While the company extolled the benefits of picking the best tool for each job in the DevOps chain to the 400 attendees at the company’s Portland Puppetize PDX event, across the Atlantic GitLab were cheerfully listing its platform’s targets (including Puppet) in its drive to create a single DevOps application.

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Enterprise DevSecOps: Security’s Role In DevOps

Source:- securityboulevard.com As mentioned in an earlier section, DevOps is not all about tools and technology, but much of its success is how people work within this model. We have already gone into great detail about tools and process, and we approached much of the content from the perspective of security practitioners getting onboard with Devops. And since this paper is more geared towards helping security folks, here we outline their role in a DevOps environment. We hope this summation

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How DevOps can help scale your startup

Source:- jaxenter.com As a startup, the synergy between your software development team and IT operations department is one of the most important keys to growing your business. Establishing solid DevOps practices at the very outset of the startup lifecycle is vital to your long-term success. When your development and operations teams are working hand-in-hand in an atmosphere focused on continuous improvement, you will deliver a better product in a much shorter time-frame. Plus, when it comes to scaling quickly, having

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PTC CIO: 4 lessons from our DevOps journey

Source:- enterprisersproject.com IT chief Abbas Faiq shares DevOps lessons learned, from change management to training, on PTC’s road to faster software releases DevOps isn’t a new adventure for us at PTC. We first started our DevOps journey about four years ago with a team that was primarily focused on release management, software deployment, and automation of these two functions across the development team. We started early, but I wouldn’t say we crossed the finish line with that first iteration. We incorporated some

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DevOps in India and ITIL 4

Source:- dqindia.com Over the past 10 years, the idea of combining development and production within IT operations – known as DevOps – has spread throughout the world of IT. A report by Markets and Markets estimates the global DevOps market growth at up to $10.31 Billion by 2023. The demand for DevOps will be driven by several factors such as lower costs, flexibility, agility, and fast application delivery. Therefore, this opens up significant career opportunities for DevOps engineers in India and worldwide.

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AWS’ open source entreaties now include cloud credits

Source:- searchaws.techtarget.com AWS is offering an olive branch to the open source software community through the issuance of promotional credits that developers can use in conjunction with its cloud platform. AWS has ramped up its public efforts around open source through sponsorships, more code contributions and by open sourcing some of its own technology, the company said in a blog post. Now it has expanded its existing promotional credit program to open source projects. “Typically, these credits are used to perform

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Red Hat beefs up Kubernetes and cloud-native tools with latest OpenShift release

Source:-fiercetelecom.com Red Hat on Wednesday announced it has added new developmental tools and automation capabilities to its latest version of OpenShift. OpenShift 4.2 is aimed at speeding up the development of cloud-native applications that are based on Kubernetes. The new bells and whistles on OpenShift are also a counter of sorts to VMware’s announcements this year that it was buying Pivotal Software, which it already owned a stake in, to bolster its Kubernetes war chest. OpenShift 4.2 was designed to

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How the cloud transformed employee learning

Source:- raconteur.net Cloud is shaking up traditional employee development, but what impact has this had on the workforce and, ultimately, business performance? While learning and development (L&D) is at the heart of a company’s digital transformation, gone are the days of providing employee training during induction or group classroom sessions. The digital revolution has transformed the technology used to train employees, as well as expectations of access to learning materials. The challenge for firms is to ensure L&D evolves alongside employees’

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Cryptojacking worm infects exposed Docker deployments

Source:- csoonline.com Graboid is the first known instance of a cryptomining worm used to create botnets spread using containers. Attackers are exploiting Docker Engine deployments that are exposed to the internet without authentication to deploy and run cryptojacking malware on servers. A new cryptojacking botnet with self-spreading capabilities has infected over 2,000 such Docker deployments so far. “There have been incidents of cryptojacking malware spreading as a worm, but this is the first time we see a cryptojacking worm spread using containers in the Docker Engine

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