As agencies adopt a DevOps methodology, they need to adapt their approach to application security. It’s not just about “shifting left,” it’s about approaching security with a DevOps mindset.
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Because the DevOps environment is so dynamic, security can keep up only if it is fully integrated into the day-to-day work of developers.
Playbooks are familiar territory for sports teams and agencies alike. As basketball teams have trotted out motion – instead of isolation – offenses, agencies have taken a page of the same principle: that all parts of IT should be moving in unison.
“As government adoption of DevOps increases, there are numerous lessons to take away in terms of automating legacy processes that have many slow and manual interventions detrimental to the success of DevSecOps.”
DevSecOps features continuously delivering high-quality software by combining software development, IT operations and security into one process.
As the pace of digital innovation intensifies, agencies are looking to technology to meet emerging requirements and fulfill mission needs. In this environment, the use of cloud-native tools is a game-changer for app development.
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is a mentality that has stymied governments for decades — robbing agencies of the benefits that come from incrementally improving operations and adapting to change.
As much as agencies want and need to rapidly respond to change, they’re only as agile as the systems they rely on.
As more agencies demonstrate the success of DevSecOps, the once widening gap between the business outcomes that agencies desire and the tools and processes they use to achieve them is diminishing.
DevSecOps, which is now established as the “industry best practice for rapid, secure software development,” presents the optimal path for DoD and other organizations.