The integration of DevOps and security

Source – jaxenter.com The cloud delivers to enterprises operational and management advantages by being agile, user friendly, and optimized to scale. It also enables IT teams to apply continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) methods to deliver applications and functionality more rapidly. By using the development and delivery methodology known as DevOps, the entire organization can be more responsive to customer and market needs and deliver innovation continuously. Speed is the essence of DevOps; the idea is to iterate, iterate, iterate, and get

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Secdevops or devsecops or devops next-generation (NG) – What is your take on devops?

Source – csoonline.com I recently had the opportunity to attend and present at the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) Devops Summit last month. There was, as expected given the topic, a huge turn-out of US federal, commercial and public-sector participants looking to learn, connect and share lessons from adopting and implementing devops in their organizations. A key moment at the summit conference was an informal survey of over 200 participants by Tom Suder, the President of ATARC. Tom pulsed the

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Advice and tips about DevOps for beginners

Source – techtarget.com Brand new to DevOps? Here’s our get started guide If you or your organization is brand new to DevOps it might feel as if you’ve traveled to a foreign country. Nearly everything you thought you knew about software development, deployment, testing, security and UX is altered when seen through the DevOps lens. DevOps for beginners really isn’t for the faint of heart, but with advice, time and patience, you’ll get there. For developers, the move to DevOps requires

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DevOps Today: What Does It Mean to You?

Source – informationweek.com DevOps is moving forward. Is your organization coming along for the ride? As DevOps becomes ever more widely respected and adopted, the fundamental concepts driving the approach are rapidly evolving and improving for the better. The latest DevOps iteration is BizDevSecOps, which aims to introduce a “whole company” approach to deriving business value from IT. “One of the best aspects of DevOps is really its bringing of Lean and Agile principles together, so it’s a continuous improvement process,”

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DevOps Security Watch: Three Trends To Track In 2018

Source – informationsecuritybuzz.com In the face of incessant competition, countless organisations are turning to DevOps to improve efficiency and accelerate innovation. While this approach delivers proven benefits, DevOps is also creating new security risks and reviving old ones. That’s because these very organisations are failing to adequately train or develop staff to implement best practice in security, leaving them vulnerable to both internal and external threats. At a time when managing their security portfolio effectively is crucial, many are unwittingly introducing

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DevSecOps Needs Less Hype, More Adoption in 2018

Source – scmagazine.com “Development, operations and security are fundamentally intertwined. A well-designed, developed and managed system is the foundation of a secure system. DevOps must evolve to a new vision (that) balances the need for speed and agility of enterprise IT capabilities with the enterprise need to protect critical assets, applications and services.” Gartner analyst Neil MacDonald wrote those words back in 2012 when he and colleague Cameron Haight introduced the concept of DevSecOps – the seamless integration of security experts,

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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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6 DevSecOps best practices: Automate early and often

Source – techbeacon.com Organizations that want to integrate security into their DevOps pipelines should adopt tools and practices that unite application development, IT operations, and security teams under a common DevSecOps rubric. The goal is to make security part of the software development workflow, rather than bolting it on later in the cycle, as has been the case with waterfall development models. This shift is upending traditional notions of how, when, and where security controls should be integrated into software, and

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DevOps Tech Trends to Look Out For in 2018

Source – fluxmagazine.com DevOps is something that more businesses are using to boost the technology they offer to clients. In 2018, DevOps Tech is highly likely to play an even greater role in the creation and testing of new tech, but what will the trends for this year be? We take a look at what could happen in the coming months. Reliance on the Cloud So how does DevOps work? Cloud computing and DevOps are both playing major roles in how

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A complete beginner’s guide to blending DevOps and security

Source – techtarget.com DevOps can be daunting enough for those brand-new to it. And it becomes even trickier when you begin to add security into the mix. If you want to build out your DevOps and security programs in order to improve your application security initiatives, vulnerability testing and verification have to be baked into your day-to-day processes. The DevOps/DevSecOps approach allows for security to be introduced earlier in the software development lifecycle. Instead of performing security checks once the code is

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