How Outsourcing Can Mitigate Cyber risks in DevOps

Source – it-cisq.org DevOps agility requires organizational adjustments and additional tooling to ensure cybersecurity. At the same time, the challenges of the cybersecurity labor market drive the need to increase tooling’s impact and to consider outsourcing. In turn, these require carefully focusing on cybersecurity governance, including the assignment of accountability and responsibility. In DevOps, the business is in the driver’s seat. DevOps characteristics (such as iterative prioritizing and deployment) plus the combined responsibility for development and operations present cybersecurity risks. They

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Building Your Ultimate DevOps Toolkit

Source – hackernoon.com DevOps isn’t a tool or a product. DevOps is a process and balanced organization approach for improving collaboration, communication among development and operation. Redesigning and find new ways for faster and Reliable Delivery for accelerated time to market, improved manageability, better operational efficiency, and more time to focus on your core business goals. DevOps Toolchain During Transformation Towards Agile & DevOps, DevOps needs a platform where we can define workflow with different Integrations. Implementing DevOps Culture into your workflow

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Increased automation helps organizations succeed: new DevOps report

Source – itworldcanada.com The highest performing organizations will have already automated the majority of their business, according to the results of a new report by US-based automation software provider Puppet. Its “State of DevOps” report, conducted in partnership with DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA), and co-sponsored by Amazon Web Services (AWS), Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), Deloitte, Australian software development firm Atlassian, US-based DevOps company Electric Cloud, intelligent data analysis corporation Splunk, and Canadian IoT innovator Wavefront, found that successful businesses have automated 72

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The changing face of security in the age of the cloud

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net The computing world just keeps on progressing but as we all know with progress comes additional challenges. This is especially true of challenges around security. Every advance in computing has given rise to the same question: “how do we secure this new toy?” When client/server architecture was all the rage in the late 1990s there was great excitement about the advantages it brought about but also a concern for the security implications of distributed clients and centralised servers.

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Database DevOps contradictions snarl enterprise IT automation

Source – searchitoperations.techtarget.com For many companies, the words database DevOps present a contradiction in terms. Database DevOps initiatives occur in two areas of a company’s IT automation pipeline — the preproduction test bed and the production deployment process. And both environments raise their own set of tricky technical questions. In DevOps for database test environments, organizations must quickly spin up system clones to offer data that accurately reflects the production environment, while protecting sensitive corporate information. On the other hand, database changes in

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Snapshot management tool adds intelligent data management

Source – searchstorage.techtarget.com When talking about snapshots, I usually focus on the application or the data replication method of addressing the shortcomings of traditional backup in data protection and disaster recovery planning. Depending on who you ask, however, snapshots are either a boon or a bane. We cheer snaps when they simplify backup, replacing the time-consuming process of replicating data on a file-by-file or row-by-row basis to a target volume. Creating snapshots has certainly become faster and more flexible, with the latest evolution

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10 ways to protect your data on the AWS platform

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net One of the worst data breaches in US history recently made the headlines, and it’s a powerful reminder of the importance of protecting data on platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). The personal details of nearly four out of every five adult Americans, including virtually every registered voter, were recently exposed online thanks to sloppy security practices. The data not only included contact details and birth dates, but also information on the perceived political views of individuals. Media analytics

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Automation is not DevOps

Source – dev.to A few years ago, if you would have asked me to define DevOps, my answer would have sounded something like “Mumble mumble automation, mumble, automation, mumble mumble, infrastructure-as-code, mumble mumble, strategery.” Thinking that DevOps equated to automation had mostly to do with the fact that most of the DevOps people I talked to and articles I read really only spoke about automation with only indirect references to anything else. Implementing automation is definitely a part of what it

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How will the cloud change IT? Look at Microsoft

Source – infoworld.com Microsoft is planning a global sales reorganization to better focus on selling cloud software, according to Microsoft insiders. This comes as no surprise, considering that Microsoft did the same for its ailing phone business last year. What does this mean? Well, cloud in, software out—at least from the Microsoft business standpoint. However, count on Microsoft soaking you for more operating system and office automation money for years to come. So, that’s still a thing. What does this mean to you,

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DevOps is failing these three tenets of privacy compliance

Source – sdtimes.com If you’re like many organizations with data security concerns, you probably believe your automated tests are sufficient to catch any potential security or privacy vulnerabilities. The scenario is familiar: You’re streaming data from multiple sources into your SEIM systems, and you’ve configured triggers for the reporting process. You keep a close eye on results from automated tests on software running in production. All of your monitoring tools indicate your code is running flawlessly and there are zero errors.

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