DevOps Not A One-Size-Fits-All Strategy: CA

Source – cxotoday.com Many IT departments are siloed between development, operations, support, and management, but companies that are using a DevOps system seek to integrate them all for better productivity and a smoother overall workflow. In an exclusive chat with CXOToday, Abhilash Purushothaman, responsible for the overall DevOps Business across India and SAARC region at CA Technologies, said that the key objective is to bring products to market faster, deliver software and security updates more quickly, and make the entire process more reliable. If you combine

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DevOps and security: 4 steps to end culture clash

Source – enterprisersproject.com More enterprises are embracing DevOps to improve development agility and speed up the rollout of business applications. However, speed can also increase security risks. Striking the balance between increasing business agility and ensuring information security requires that you integrate the security team into the DevOps methodology. This presents several challenges, including the time and effort required to break down the cultural barriers that separate the security and DevOps roles. Here are four key steps any organization can take to overcome these challenges. We developed these best practices

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DevOps security has not caught up

Source – networksasia.net With the world’s fourth-largest internet population, Southeast Asia has in recent years become an attractive target for cybercriminals, their task made simpler by an underdeveloped system of data protection laws and weak adoption of cybersecurity best practices. The pace of innovation and rapid adoption of new technologies such as cloud and DevOps also pose further vulnerabilities for Southeast Asia. DevOps is the future, but organizations are not future-proof While seventy (70) percent state their organization plan to – or

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Security teams must embrace DevOps practices or get left behind

Source – techtarget.com All companies, whether they realize it or not, are technology companies. Digital technology is transforming businesses. It is changing how companies operate and how they deliver value to customers. This increased reliance on technology is driven by the desire to bring new products and services to market in a faster, more efficient way to meet customer demand. New technology, including microservices and the public cloud, as well as various DevOpspractices, is now commonly utilized to bring products to market faster. Despite

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DevOps and Security: Fighting factions or fabulous friends?

Source – cbronline.com DevOps processes focus on being  agile, ahead of the game and able to deliver innovative software quickly and efficiently. Traditional software security processes prioritise thoroughness over agility and are often implemented as blocking gates  at the last stages of software delivery. Due to this, these approach are often viewed as being in competition. It doesn’t have to be this way. More and more security breaches are uncovered every week, and it has become vitally important that security and

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DevOps Security & the Culture of ‘Yes’

Source – darkreading.com I was talking to the CISO of a Fortune 500 healthcare company about how security teams work with their counterparts in other organizations. He lamented that he had recently overheard a peer refer to him derisively as the “C-S-No.” That was painful to hear because it brought into focus one of his most strategic challenges, one that security leaders everywhere are facing. That is, we as an industry haven’t figured out how to remain effective and relevant within

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DevOps Security & the Culture of ‘Yes’

Source – darkreading.com I was talking to the CISO of a Fortune 500 healthcare company about how security teams work with their counterparts in other organizations. He lamented that he had recently overheard a peer refer to him derisively as the “C-S-No.” That was painful to hear because it brought into focus one of his most strategic challenges, one that security leaders everywhere are facing. That is, we as an industry haven’t figured out how to remain effective and relevant within

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Opportunity focus: USCIS seeks agile innovation with DevSecOps

Source – bgov.com U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is prepping two solicitations for Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps) services — with the first laying the foundation for the advanced programs requested in the second. DevSecOps, the combination of DevOps and information security, is an agile approach to delivering secure software applications quickly. In the first solicitation, the USCIS Office of Information Technology is looking for a vendor to build and enhance systems in the cloud. Click here to download the request for information. The second solicitation builds on that

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Accelerate DevOps by Automating Security

Source – searchaws.techtarget.com DevOps teams are under enormous pressure to accelerate development cycles and improve quality assurance. We live in a world where IT consumerization is a fact of life and speed to market is not just an enormous competitive differentiator but an absolute necessity. This is why DevOps teams are embracing modern initiatives such as agile development, containers and microservices. Demands for speed and accuracy—along with the potential for cost savings—are also driving DevOps’ growing reliance on cloud services: DevOps

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Improving Linux Security with DevSecOps

Source – linuxjournal.com Ask people who run IT departments these days what keeps them up at night, and they’ll probably tell you it’s security—or the lack of it. With the explosive growth of malicious attacks on everything from hospitals to Fortune 500s, security—not hardware, software and even staff—is what currently makes life miserable. That’s why organizations of all sizes are looking to change fundamentally how they do security. It’s no longer a single team’s job to make sure systems are secure

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