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Security is biggest hurdle to effective digital transformation

Source- itp.net Cyber security risks are the biggest challenge to digital transformation, according to a new survey from Fortinet. The 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation Survey found that 85% of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and Chief Security Officers (CSOs) believe that security is the biggest hurdle to properly implementing DX. The independent report surveyed over 300 CISOs and CSOs at 2,500+ employee organisations around the world, and found that 67% have already embarked on digital transformation, while 95%

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Back to the Future: Stick to the Fundamentals for DevOps Security

Source – tripwire.com In early August, I will be leading a couple of sessions at the Community College Cyber Summit about cybersecurity fundamentals. I’ve also been spending time working with my amazing colleagues here at Tripwire on a really cool new offering for DevOps pipelines – Tripwire for DevOps. Spending so much time going back and forth from “back to basics” and “the future of development” had me thinking that securing DevOps is really Back to the Future. There have been a number of great posts about

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Rules automation puts the “Sec” in DevSecOps

Source – helpnetsecurity.com Imagine if safety were an afterthought in automobiles: Manufacturers would create a pristine new car and then hand it off to the safety team…which would bolt airbags onto the dashboard, seatbelts onto the side panels, and bumpers onto both ends. And if they were under a lot of pressure to get the car to dealers as quickly as possible, they might just leave off some of this stuff, ship the car to the dealer, and tell the safety

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How Cloud Security Can Drive Innovation and Transform Your Business

Source – securityintelligence.com I joined a number of security professionals at the IBM Security Summit in London last month during the “Innovating With Cloud Security” breakout session, which was hosted by Martin Borrett, chief technology officer (CTO) of IBM Security Europe. The audience took part in discussions about typical cloud transformation journeys, security for and from the cloud, development operations (DevOps) disruption of enterprise security and regulatory expectations. Audience polls discovered that all of the attendees use cloud services in their

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8 Steps for a Successful DevOps Transition

Source – tripwire.com Organizations stand to gain a lot from transitioning to a DevOps software development model. Switching to DevOps leads to quicker problem solving, increased employee engagement, and more time for innovation. That’s assuming a transition is successful, however. Enterprises can run into various problems along the way, including inadequately measured risk, which could spell trouble down the road. Fortunately, none of these problems are inevitable if you approach the DevOps transition methodically. Follow these eight steps to make the most of

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Five Essential Steps for Moving to DevOps

Source – tripwire.com Last week, I introduced the DevOps model for software development and discussed the advantages this type of approach has over more traditional methods. Its benefits, which include collaboration between operations and development teams as well as a better overall project creation for customers, explain why so many organizations are transitioning to DevOps. But they don’t illuminate how enterprises are making that move. Hence the purpose of this piece. Before firms leap towards change, they must strategize how to implement the transition and then measure

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Firms need to move from DevOps to DevSecOps, says expert

Source – computerweekly.com DevOps delivers proven benefits in terms of business agility, but it can also create new security risks and revive old ones, according to a DevOps specialist. Risk is the result of organisations failing to train or develop staff adequately to implement best practice in security, said Elizabeth Lawler, vice-president of DevOps security at CyberArk. “This failure leaves organisations vulnerable to both internal and external threats,” she told Computer Weekly. At a time when managing their security portfolio effectively

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Automated risks – secrets of DevOps security exposed

Source – diginomica.com The enterprise cyber- and data security landscape is constantly shifting, with new threats bubbling to the surface. One emerging security vulnerability is the booming DevOps environment. Digital transformation within the organization and the ‘consumerization’ of IT are encouraging many enterprises to bring traditional IT and new product development together under the same management umbrella. DevOps specialists are at the core of this new function. The theory is that they allow the central IT team to support business strategy

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DevSecOps is important and here is why

Source – appdevelopermagazine.com In the digital age, securing your development projects against malicious hackers can be quite the challenge. And when you take security and try to scale security to an enterprise, the challenge seems insurmountable. Evident by the frequent hacking incidents we see come through the news. Enter DevSecOps. DevSecOps is a methodology that interweaves the aspects of DevOps and standard security practices. It attempts to prevent vulnerabilities that can occur at every step of the development process, and so,

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Hybrid Cloud – is it really the future of enterprise IT?

Source – itproportal.com Cloud computing continues to evolve at an unprecedented rate and plays an important role in most modern organisation’s technology strategy in one way or another. As the momentum of cloud continues, there is one question that still remains unanswered – is hybrid cloud really the future of enterprise IT? Hybrid cloud is not a new term and has been existent since the early inception of cloud computing as we know it today, but its use is often oversimplified

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