Tag: DevSecOps

The Importance of Monitoring in DevOps

Monitoring DevOps progress

DevOps introduced more automation to the software development process and lifecycle, allowing new applications to be on the market at a quicker pace. But with progress comes changes and new requirements for developing, testing, and deploying applications, thus requiring transformation for modern monitoring systems. What is Monitoring? Monitoring provides feedback from production and delivers information about an application’s performance and usage patterns. When performance or other issues arise, relevant data…

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Shifting Left: The Evolving Role of Automation in DevOps Tools

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One of the greatest challenges currently facing security and development teams is striking a balance between speed and security. Application security testing (AST) tools that leverage automation to produce high-quality results must continue to evolve, in order to help organisations bring these two components together. The goal should be to shift to a true DevSecOps model, by automating vulnerability detection and triage to reduce secure software time-to-market. According to analyst firm…

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The Critical Collaboration: Cybersecurity and DevOps

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Cybersecurity is no longer about installing firewalls and antivirus software and forgetting about it. It’s an ongoing endeavour that demands continuous attention to overcome the challenges that lie ahead. In that sense, cybersecurity in the digital age complements the DevOps approach to developing, managing and maintaining continuous delivery and quality. However, this doesn’t seem to translate seamlessly into the real world. According to the Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020, as much as…

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DevOps Implementation for Federal Agencies: Benefits and Challenges!

Technology became a fundamental business strategy for every industry to thrive in the present highly competitive market. According to a market report by IDC, the global spending on information technologies and services expected to reach USD 4.3 trillion in 2020, up by 3.6% from 2019. The coronavirus pandemic has further pushed the organizations to leverage digital technologies to facilitate remote working. Federal agencies are not an exception to this! The…

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Steps To Prioritize The Security Of DevOps Tools & Processes

Security Of DevOps Tools

DevOps security is a term that refers to the practice of providing security to all the tools and processes that form part of the DevOps environment. This can be done by effectively implementing policies, procedures, technology and strategies throughout the DevOps lifecycle. Also known as DevSecOps, this practice has the main aim of increasing security levels via improved collaboration and sharing of responsibility. This needs to have a presence throughout…

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Boost Your DevSecOps By Following These Best Practices!

DevSecOps Best Practices

Nowadays, security is a massive challenge for organizations across various industries all over the world. We have witnessed a data breach where the TalkTalk website was hacked exposing the data of 156,959 accounts, and the website lost £77m after the attack. Many IT professionals distanced themselves from this brand after the incident. Having said that, in the modern marketplace, high-velocity IT has laid the foundation for competitiveness in various fields….

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Securing DevOps Is About People and Culture

DevOps Culture and People

Preconceived notions and divisions make building security into the software development life cycle an uphill battle for many organizations. Security teams have long had the reputation of being “out of process” — that they add requirements, complicate processes, and disrupt DevOps. “The reality is that building security into the development process — be it agile, DevOps, DevSecOps, or a mix thereof — remains a significant challenge for many reasons, beginning…

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Boost application security in DevOps with DevSecOps

DevSecOps Application Security

Software developers have a lot to contend with when it comes to keeping their skill levels current. New features are constantly introduced to integrated development platforms, and programming languages evolve frequently, as do development methodologies, like Waterfall. On top of these moving parts, developers have to deliver projects on time and in the budget, follow security coding best practices and remain compliant with industry regulations. Many developers have adopted DevOps,…

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5 Security Factors Every DevSecOps Team Should Consider in CI/CD Pipeline

DevSecOps Security Factors

The saying “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link“, perfectly describes the security factor of software development. Newspapers are full of security breach stories, still, businesses are not taking security precautions seriously. When asked, even the large enterprises do not want to spend much on security. Unlike the investment in business development and marketing and product development, multilevel security testing and fixes do not provide much return…

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What’s Stopping You from Achieving Your DevSecOps Goals!

DevSecOps Challenges and Solutions

This blog is dedicated to the cybersecurity challenges attached to the production automation in the software development industry. In easy words, we are going to talk about overall security operations and DevSecOps implementation. According to a study conducted by Gartner- “by 2021, DevSecOps practices will be embedded in 80 percent of development teams and more than 70 percent of enterprise DevSecOps initiatives will have incorporated automated security vulnerability and configuration…

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