From DevOps to DevSecOps: Structuring Communication for Better Security

Source – darkreading.com A solid approach to change management can help prevent problems downstream. Security has long been considered an afterthought in the software development process, with ad hoc measures typically tacked on just before release. This approach is no longer adequate in sustaining today’s expectations for rapid and reliable service. DevSecOps is emerging as a superior way to integrate security throughout the DevOps cycles, using better intelligence, situational awareness, and enhanced collaboration. It entails a solid approach to change management,

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How cybersecurity will evolve to become part of DevOps

Source – securitybrief.asia DevOps has been breaking down business siloes and improving efficiency, but it’s time those principles were brought to cybersecurity initiatives, according to Palo Alto Networks. DevOps relies on the idea that teams should automate the tasks involved in deploying, securing, maintaining, and phasing out the processes that IT and security teams have done manually in the past. This lets DevOps teams to deliver applications and support services faster. DevSecOps is about making security principles integral to the DevOps

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What does DevOps do in 2018?

Source – infosecurity-magazine.com In 2018, we’re expecting DevOps to become the new norm for larger enterprise teams. This is because we’re likely to see developers on older, higher value systems implementing a more DevOps centric approach, having seen it work on projects that have traditionally been highly visible, but low value. In big enterprises in the past, DevOps practices have often been tested and trialed on projects which have low business impact. For example, in banking, teams have used DevOps

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10 bad DevOps habits to break

Source – enterprisersproject.com In 2017, more companies than ever before decided to start their DevOps journey. As with anything new, there’s a learning curve: The trick is identifying missteps before they become bad habits, because habits can be hard to break. As you refine your DevOps strategies for the new year, it’s important to take a critical look back and seek out these troublemakers. These issues may not be obvious – so we asked business leaders and DevOps practitioners to help,

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Security Strategies for DevOps, APIs, Containers and Microservices

Source – securityboulevard.com More and more IT professionals see DevSecOps, a practice which integrates security measures earlier in the development process to improve production code quality, as a mainstay for future application development. Much of this stems from the growing trend towards speeding up application development through adopting architectures using DevOps, containers and microservices, as well as supporting automation toolchains and frameworks. This trend presents an opportunity for cybercriminals, who are increasingly turning their attention to security gaps and vulnerabilities in

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What is DevSecOps? Developing more secure applications

Source – itworld.com The simple premise of DevSecOps is that everyone in the software development life cycle is responsible for security, in essence bringing operations and development together with security functions. DevSecOps aims to embed security in every part of the development process. It is about trying to automate core security tasks by embedding security controls and processes early in the DevOps workflow (rather than being bolted on at the end). For example, this could be the case when migrating to

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Qualys: How to be cool with DevOps

Source – computerweekly.com Well, it was only meant to be an open question, a hypothesising supposition, a point of informed speculation that might lead to an informal pub discussion at best. But, as is often the way with these things, the industry has taken it as a clarion call for commentary and deeper analysis… and who are we to turn down the opportunity for deeper inspection of the DevOps state of the nation? First among a small group of spokespeople invited

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5 reasons DevOps will be a big deal in the year ahead

Source – infosurhoy.com The typical enterprise has become a nonstop software and data factory, operating 24×7. Technology has to be there at all times. DevOps has been a hot topic and pursuit for a few years now. During this time, many enterprises have been attempting to put this way of working — in which development output is aligned with ongoing business requirements — in place in one form or another. But 2018 promises to be the year when it all really

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The future of DevOps: What to expect for 2018

Source – itproportal.com This year we have witnessed more industries adopting the set of practices and solutions that make up DevOps. According to a Capgemini report, 60% of companies have adopted DevOps or plan to do so in the next year. This demonstrates how widely understood it is for DevOps to be a necessary part of your business strategy if you intend to quickly respond to market demands, keep your software and solutions regularly updated, and improve time-to-market within your business.

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On cybersecurity and IT teams of the future, we’ll all be SREs

Source – csoonline.com Devops is perhaps the most important innovation in the IT and security sectors since the invention of the personal computer. The philosophy is so foreign though, compared to what IT and security staffs have traditionally done, that many do not understand the implications. It is tough for them, and their management chains, to fully wrap their heads around the potential impact to their organizations in the future. However, now is the time to embrace the idea not just

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