Automating API security testing with a DevSecOps approach

There has been a lot of recent focus of shifting testing left, but a part of that which doesn’t get much attention is API testing. Akshay Aggarwal, CEO of PeachTech and founder and COO of Deja Vu Security, believes that companies can better manage API testing by approaching it in a DevSecOps way. It needs … continue reading

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DevOps remains a competitive advantage

DevOps continued to dominate development teams and businesses throughout the year with organizations trying to reap the benefits. A Logz.io study found that despite DevOps being a well-known phenomenon, 50 percent of respondents are still in the process of implementing DevOps or have just implemented it within the past year. In the past year, many … continue reading

Closing the DevOps and database gap

Security isn’t the only aspect overlooked in a DevOps approach. According to Robert Reeves, co-founder and CTO of Datical, a database automation company, database deployments are often forgotten about. “Pushing out the application is the easy part of DevOps,” he said. “It is managing and automating database changes that is the real challenge.” According to … continue reading

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Gartner’s guide to successful DevSecOps

In a recent survey conducted by Gartner, the organization found that the highest-ranked strategy for a successful DevOps approach was collaboration with information security. “In the past 12 months at Gartner, how to securely integrate security into DevOps — delivering DevSecOps — has been one of the fastest-growing areas of interest of clients, with more … continue reading

DevSecOps: Baking security into development

Software is the lifeblood of most businesses today. So, what happens if that software is unreliable or insecure? It seems like a no-brainer that the software being pushed out should be protected. But, as software is being developed and deployed at a rapid pace, an important aspect of the life cycle gets lost in the … continue reading

Report: Developers aren’t to blame for security issues

The idea that developers don’t care about application security is a myth. A recently released report found that not only do developers take application security seriously, they take the time to find and fix vulnerabilities in their applications. “Developers want to create great code, and to them that also means code that won’t get their … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Android 8.1 final developer preview, Fugue’s new capabilities, and VMware and AWS expanded partnership

The final developer preview of Android 8.1 is now available. This is the last update Google plans to roll out before the operating system’s official launch. The latest update will have optimizations for Android Go and a new Neural Networks API, as well as several other enhancements. Android 8.1 will be available on all supported … continue reading

CA Technologies focuses on the Modern Software Factory at CA World

CA Technologies is bringing agile practices, intelligent automation, experience insights and end-to-end security to customers in its latest release. The company has announced the addition of more than 20 new products and enhancements to its Modern Software Factory portfolio at CA World 2017. “The Modern Software Factory frames how organizations transform themselves by leveraging agile, … continue reading

Building application security in from start to finish

Building end-to-end security into the software development process from the requirements phase through code delivery to production, is easier said than done. Often companies only run a few security tests and activities. That’s no longer good enough. In today’s environment it’s necessary to use multiple techniques to scour the entire software development lifecycle (SDLC) from … continue reading

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Veracode survey indicates cybersecurity skills gap

Today’s formal education shows significant security skills gaps in the IT and developer professional community. According to new research from Veracode and DevOps.com, 76 percent of developers indicated security and secure development education is needed for today’s world of coding, but it’s missing from current curriculums. By not including security as part of bachelor’s or … continue reading

WhiteHat Security: Improving application security with DevSecOps

Does the DevSecOps approach make a difference when it comes to improving application security? According to this year’s 12th annual WhiteHat Security “Application Security Statistics Report,” it certainly does. This year’s WhiteHat report includes a case study that details a large health organization’s successful implementation of a DevSecOps approach.  According to the study, critical vulnerabilities … continue reading

Sonatype Integrates Nexus Lifecycle with Microsoft Visual Studio

Sonatype, the leader in software supply chain automation, today announced that it has released a new version of Nexus Lifecycle that includes an extension to Microsoft Visual Studio, a popular integrated development environment (IDE). This new Nexus Lifecycle integration empowers millions of Visual Studio developers with direct access to Sonatype’s open source intelligence engine so … continue reading

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