Latest Docker Container Attack Highlights Remote Networking Flaws

Source:-containerjournal A security flaw that provides a backdoor through which Docker containers can be compromised via unsecured remote connections may require IT teams to revisit their approach to DevSecOps. At the core of the issue is a cryptomining worm discovered by Cado Security, which steals credentials from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that have been stored on a local PC. Once those credentials have been stolen, a team of cybercriminals dubbed TeamTNT scans the internet for misconfigured Docker containers to exploit

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Achieving gains in government IT performance with DevSecOps

Source:-fcw.com A software development team in the Boston office of Kessel Run, a program within the DOD’s Defense Innovation Unit (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.) Eli Whitney, the inventor of the cotton gin, demonstrated the value of interchangeable parts in 1801 to the U.S. Congress, President John Adams and President-elect Thomas Jefferson. Whitney proved the viability and the military value of interchangeable parts by stripping down several muskets, then reassembling a functional musket from random parts from

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How to champion security in DevOps

Source:-securityboulevard.com Making the shift from DevOps to DevSecOps requires better communication, which you can help your teams accomplish with security training and enablement. If DevSecOps isn’t working very well in your organization, you can probably sum up the issue in the same way as “Cool Hand Luke”: “What we have here is a failure to communicate.” Which should not be a shock. While DevSecOps has been around for at least five years, it is still working its way into the

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DevOps Unbound: Exploring Acceleration and Automation, Setting DevOps Free

Source:-devops.com We are launching a new video series Thursday, Aug. 6, called DevOps Unbound. DevOps Unbound will focus on DevOps, automation, CI/CD and testing, featuring leaders in these areas as we explore the challenges and issues software delivery and IT teams face every day. How do we go faster, smarter with better quality? DevOps Unbound! The series will premier on our TechStrong.tv streaming network and should start around 10:40 a.m. Eastern tomorrow, August 6th. It will be available on Linkedin

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Why Secure DevOps is the New Sheriff in Town

Source:-securityboulevard.com We’ve listened to the pain points of CISOs around the country, many of whom say managing an effective application security program often feels like trying to survive in the Wild West. It’s a great metaphor. You’ve got cowboys and gunslingers and outlaws. There are open frontiers and endless opportunities for pioneers. But instead of dodging bullets, CISOs are now facing modern challenges like championing cybersecurity efforts, unifying DevOps with security, managing the security of complex IT infrastructures and complying

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MuseDev Offers DevOps-Optimized Security Code Analyzer

Source:-devops.com MuseDev today announced it has made available on GitHub under an early access program a code analysis tool dubbed Muse that is designed to surface cybersecurity issues as pull requests are made from the repository. Company CEO Stephen Magill said rather than waiting to discover cybersecurity issues after an application is deployed, Muse makes it easier for IT teams to consistently employ best DevSecOps practices. There’s general agreement DevOps teams should assume more responsibility for application security as part

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Centrify Empowers Devsecops With A New Approach To Identity And Access Management For Applications And Services

Source:-securityboulevard.com Delegated Machine Credentials support “infrastructure as code” to seamlessly incorporate privileged access management into the DevOps pipeline ANTA CLARA, Calif. ― July 28, 2020 ― Centrify, a leading provider of Identity-Centric Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions, today debuted Delegated Machine Credentials (DMC) as part of the Centrify Privileged Access Service to reduce risk and empower automation in increasingly complex, infrastructure-as-code-based elastic environments. Centrify DMC enables organizations to reduce their reliance on service accounts with static credentials used to access

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How to secure software in a DevOps world

Source:-helpnetsecurity.com The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the world has made a growing number of people realize how many of our everyday activities depend on software. We increasingly work, educate ourselves, play, communicate with others, consume entertainment, go shopping and do many other things in the digital world, and we depend on software and online services/apps to make that possible. Software is now everywhere and embedded within just about everything we touch. The pandemic has also significantly accelerated companies’

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JFrog Drives “DevOps With a Mission,” Brings Community Together Online for Annual swampUP Conference

Source:-expresscomputer.in JFrog, the Universal DevOps technology leader known for enabling “Liquid Software” via continuous software release flows, announced the lineup for its annual DevOps community and JFrog user conference swampUP, which will take place online June 23 and 24 for the Americas and June 30 and July 1 for EMEA & APAC. Notably, all-conference registration proceeds will be donated to COVID-19 charities. “Since JFrog’s inception, we’ve partnered with the community to bring top tools and methodologies to the market, always

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Accelerating the DevOps process during Covid-19: How CFOs and CISOs can work together

Source:-cloudcomputing-news.net The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a new normal. Remote working and videoconferencing has never been more popular; and as a direct consequence, the cloud has never been more popular either. Yet a note of caution needs to be applied to those looking at full-speed migration. Jeremy Snyder of DivvyCloud told this publication in April that ‘people are really good at creating stuff, but not at cleaning up after themselves’, while writing last month Margaret Rogers, VP at Pariveda

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